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Happy Camper for Monday, November 23, 2020

Many good, loving hands working together to help each other — just in time for Thanksgiving. Novelyn Hinazumi said it all Saturday when Child & Family Service teamed with the General Contractors Association of Hawai‘i (great job getting those 20 Kaua‘i bodies out, Trinette Kaui — yes, coach Wes Kaui was helping Lawton Sugihara and retired Kaua‘i Police Department Acting Chief Mike Contrades with traffic) for the third Festival of Hope for Families distribution at Crossroads Christian Fellowship in Kapa‘a.

Reynolds Recycling closed Tuesday

Due to electrical repairs, Reynolds Recycling at the Kaua‘i Resource Center on Ahukini Road near Lihu‘e Airport will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Happy Camper for Sunday, November 22, 2020

Kudos and mahalo to Dan King and the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa ‘ohana on the great GHK Give Thanks Drive Thru Shop - 2020 kine, where the hotel keeps the Thanksgiving tradition (even Miss Kaua‘i Filipina Tiffany Sagucio got a turkey to cook for Thanksgiving) of giving and sharing alive.

Many hands, hearts help at CFS festival

KAPA‘A — The General Contractors Association of Hawai‘i teamed up with Child & Family Service for the Festival of Hope for Families event throughout the state Saturday.

Last Kokua No Ka ‘Ohana goes out

LIHU‘E — More than 107,200 pounds of food have been dished out through the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i Branch Kokua No Ka ‘Ohana food distributions, said Tish Ruiz Friday during the briefing for the final distribution for the series that started in September.

Time to recommit to democracy, equality

History advises sympathetic understanding of the misery and suffering which motivated 70 million Americans to vote for someone who professes no respect for American institutions nor fealty to the First Amendment.

Meet lauwiliwili the Milletseed Butterflyfish

This six inch long bright yellow fish is Hawaii’s most abundant butterflyfish. On the deep water ledges on the island of Ni’ihau there are schools of over 1,000 milletseed butterflyfish and diving with them is like being in a yellow snow storm.

Births for Sunday, November 22, 2020

• Aleina Waipuilani Ka‘ahelaikamalulani Farias • Harrison Cruzada Tallano • Aleyah Maia Lehuanani Atmospera • Kade Kaehukai Virgilio Aguilar • Kysen Ichirou Shimizu • Orianna Wanika Mai Cardenas-Ramos • Anuhea Ha‘aheo No Ka Mokihana Nadarisay-Bejo • Lehua Faith-Tehillah Kaliko‘anali‘ikamakanamiki‘alakaleleikahanuola Jaramillo

Mayor signs fourth flood proclamation

LIHU‘E — Mayor Derek Kawakami signed the fourth supplementary emergency proclamation on Friday as a result from severe storms and flooding during the torrential of March 27 and 28, 2020.