Kealia roundabout progress continues

KEALIA — Roundabout use at the intersection of Kuhio Highway and Mailihuna Road intersection has partially opened, eliminating access to the temporary Kapa‘a Stream Bridge.

Cars come out for show on Father’s Day

LIHU‘E — Richard Aki of the Kaua‘i Classic Cars said his ‘55 Chevy truck just got completed and is on the road, pulling up to a parking space at the Kukui Grove Center, Wednesday.

North Shore Lions award scholarships

LIHU‘E — The North Shore Lions Club raised $50,000 at their annual golf tournament in January, which will be distributed to 33 students in need, and on Wednesday, Mayor Derek Kawakami presented a certificate with $4,000 to the top four students at the County Rotunda in Lihu‘e.

Hawai‘i first lady promotes literacy

WAIMEA — “Llama Llama Loves to Read,” but does it have a tail? Hawai‘i First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige covered those bases Tuesday when she visited Kaua‘i to promote literacy, primarily the ‘Ohana Readers Kaua‘i, and the Hawai‘i State Public Library System’s Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program.

Funds sought for Kaua‘i Made store

LIHU‘E — The county Office of Economic Development is seeking council approval at Wednesday’s meeting to receive and expend $50,000 from the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority to create a store for Kaua‘i Made products in Lihu‘e.

Turnout better than expected at Relay For Life event

The early-morning showers may have forced cancellation of the Kaua‘i Senior Softball League games at Isenberg Park Saturday morning, but the passing showers did little more than dampen shoppers who poured over the wet parking lot for the Relay For Life Pop-Up & Pick-Up at the Coconut Marketplace.

Filipino Women’s Club gives 5 scholarships

Barbara Green and the Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club took advantage of the loosened pandemic health and safety rules to invite the recipients of scholarships presented by the club to get their individual awards in person.

Happy Camper for Monday, June 14, 2021

Happy birthday, Jaslyn Aquias, who started her special day at the Relay For Life Pop-Up & Pick-Up (kudos to Patti Ornellas and all those Fely’s Angels on a great event — even if it rained!) at the Coconut Marketplace in Waipouli, where you should’ve seen the collection of crystals being made available by the Ho‘oikaika Volleyball Club.