Laurie Ho of the Kauai County Farm Bureau said all of the vendors at the Kauai Community Market (and the Kauai Culinary Market) are small businesses. as the market at Kauai Community College joined the rest of the nation in celebrating Small Business Saturday.
An anonymous donor is stepping up to help The Garden Island/Zonta Club of Kauai Christmas Fund.
Many of you may not know this, but the Kauai Veterans Council and many caring Kauai businesses and community leaders and members support Vacations for Warriors, a program created by Robert (Bob) DeMonbrun, a Colorado resident, to send men and women wounded in war on vacations to the Hawaiian Islands.
We have passed Halloween. Some people say “thank God,” and others wish it would last all year. And we approach the holiday season quickly. The stores are already filled with Christmas ornaments and trees arrive soon. And people were thinking about their Thanksgiving feast preparations, and family, of course.
Most Kauai people remember Taylor Camp as a place reviled, a punchline to local jokes or a code word for the ‘60s and ‘70s cultural invasion by pakalolo-smoking, long-haired-hippie/surfers living in a clothing-optional, pot-friendly, treehouse village on the beach at Limahuli. And if they haven’t seen “The Edge of Paradise” — Taylor Camp, Kauai, 1969 - 1977, they may think of this documentary film in the same way.
Chip Bahouth, manager of the Sheraton Kauai Resort, was surprised that the Kauai Independent Food Bank was past Thanksgiving and into readying for Christmas.
KAPAA — This is a grateful time of the year, said Mary Margaret Smith of the All Saints Episcopal Church and Preschool.