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.
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.
WAILUA — Two women inspired to bring innovative exercise routines into the community found themselves getting creative during the restrictive pandemic while still having some fun and helping others get stronger.
LIHU‘E — “This is a bum.” Those were the only words Kaua‘i All Stars Mustang 10 and under boys head coach Henry Ibia had Tuesday afternoon when the team gathered for practice at the Lihu‘e County Park Mustang field.
LIHU‘E — Monday, the state Department of Health reported the detection of the Delta variant, B.1.617.2, within the state. This variant was first detected in India, and makes up about 6% of all cases in the United States.
HONOLULU — Friday, Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 1023 into law. It establishes and requires a marine recreational fishing license for all non-Hawai‘i residents.
NAWILIWILI — Bonnie Tiffany worked the wheel of Bonjolea II to gain control of the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Invitational Series, Race No. 3 at the Nawiliwili Harbor.
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.
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.
KILAUEA — Earlier this month, three woman joined forces to open Kilauea Fine Jewelry at the new Ahuimanu Shopping Center in Kilauea.