LIHUE — Kauai college students will have an opportunity to continue in organized and competitive athletics while pursuing their college education on the Garden Island. “You just need to be enrolled in college,” said Stacy Iwasaki, head coach of the Kauai team representing the Hawaii 8 ClubCollege Football conference. “Part time student status is alright — you just need to be enrolled in a college. This is a junior college level program which make part time students eligible.”
LIHUE — The meeting of the East Kauai Lions Club, Thursday was more than celebrating the three scholarships presented to graduating high school seniors at the Lihue Neighborhood Center. The meeting was also the 81st Charter Anniversary of the club where president Angel Acorda turned over the gavel to incoming president Ed Keopuhiwa.
“It’s the economy, stupid,” is a catchphrase made famous by Bill Clinton when he ran for president in 1992 and won.
Willie Duarte (1921-2007) started Duarte’s U-Drive & Tours on Kauai in the early 1950s, and by the time he sold the company and Orchid Island Tours on the Big Island to Amfac in 1969, he’d expanded his operations and became such a financial success that he was known locally as Willie “Golden Boy” Duarte, the U-Drive king of Kauai.
Happy birthday, Mark Perriello, who celebrated his special day with nearly 400 people at the Kauai Chamber of Commerce second quarter general membership meeting presented by Corteva Agriscience and featuring Hawaii farm-to-plate food at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club Thursday.
PUHI — Former University of Hawaii women’s volleyball player McKenna Granato headed a clinic for Island School’s girls volleyball team. The former Rainbow Wahine outside hitter led a group of 14 players Saturday morning at the Wilcox Gymnasium on the Island School campus in Puhi.
This is an opinion letter in response to a recently published Hawaii Department of Health report on May 22 (“Mahaulepu and Waikomo Watersheds PhyloChip Source Tracking Study, Hawaii”) and associated The Garden Island article (“Study clears water for swimmers”) published on June 6 of this year.
• Richard Cummings Kaui Sr. • Barbara Jean Hammond • Glenn Joseph Lardizabal • Henry Y. Cabading • Mark Boiser • George Kauai Akana • Samuel James ‘Lawrence’ Araneta • Chaunde Weilan Kauilani ‘Pure Love’ Cockett • David Koerte Jr. • Doris M. ‘Dolores’ McKenna • Rosemary Sheehan • Mary Day Wilson • Marta Segismundo Dolor
This large crab is the most famous crab in all of the Indo-Pacific, and even has it own Hawaiian song! You can easily recognize this six-inch-wide crab because of its obvious, blood-red markings on its smooth shell. The crab moves about the reef slowly, but don’t let that fool you.