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Surfrider’s chapters celebrate International Surf Day with beach cleanups

Surfrider’s chapters celebrate International Surf Day with beach cleanups

 

KAPA’A (HawaiiNewsNow) -The Surfrider Foundation’s Hawaii Chapters announced they will be hosting beach cleanups and special events in celebration of the 8th Annual International Surfing Day (ISD) on June 20th.  Observed globally on June 20th International Surfing Day celebrates the sport of surfing and helps raise awareness about issues facing our oceans, waves and beaches.  Here are the dates, times and places of Surfrider’s cleanups and events in Hawaii:

Kauai Chapter: Sat., 6/23, Kealia Beach Park, Kapa’a, 9:00am

“Surfrider’s Hawaii Chapters host beach cleanups throughout the year, but these events on International Surfing Day are usually our biggest and best,” says Stuart Coleman, the Hawaii Coordinator. “It’s a great day to celebrate surfing and help clean up our beach playgrounds.  And thanks to our sponsors, most events will feature food and prizes.”

Road Closures for Kamehameha Day Parade

Road Closures for Kamehameha Day Parade

The following information is provided by the Kauai Police Department:

The annual Kamehameha Day Parade is scheduled for this Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m.


To accommodate the event, the Kaua'i Police Department will close off all streets along the parade route at 9:30 a.m.


Road closures will include: Ho'olako Street, from the south stadium entrance to Rice Street; Rice Street, from Ho'olako Street to Haleko Road; and 'Eiwa and 'Umi streets, between Hardy and Rice streets.


Officers will be manning the closures and will keep the roads closed until the parade is over.
Motorists should allow additional time to get to their destinations as traffic delays are expected.

Na Koa Football Club holding 'Meet the Coach' fundraising event

Na Koa Football Club holding 'Meet the Coach' fundraising event

Kauai residents will have the opportunity to talk about football with University of Hawaii Warriors head coach Norm Chow.

On Friday, the Na Koa Football Club is hosting a "Meet the Coach" fundraising event.

UH defensive coordinator Thom Kaumeyer and special teams coordinator Chris Demarest will also be in attendance to talk about spring practice, 2012 recruits and preview the upcoming season.

It all starts at 5 p.m. at the Kauai Community College fine dining room.

Tickets are $50 at the door.

BAMP Project Announces Republik Music Festival Lineup Change

BAMP Project Announces Republik Music Festival Lineup Change

The following information is provided by Monica Ivey:

Due to circumstances beyond control, Alborosie will not be able to perform in the Republik Music Festival island-wide tour starting Saturday, June 9, 2012.  Band members were unable to secure working Visa's for the U.S.  Alborosie apologizes and hopes to make it up to his Hawaii fans soon.

The Republik Music Festival will continue as planned and the new lineup is as follows, performing on Oahu and Maui are Steel Pulse, Slightly Stoopid, Barrington Levy, G. Love and Gyptian.  Performing on the Big Island will be Slightly Stoopid and Barrington Levy.  And on Kauai will be Slightly Stoopid and Ooklah The Moc.  Tickets for all shows are on sale now.  See below for ticket locations.

Performing on Oahu and Maui are Steel Pulse, Slightly Stoopid, Barrington Levy, G.

2012 Taste of Hawaii was a blast!

2012 Taste of Hawaii was a blast!

Check out some photos and our video promo. Each booth handed out an average of 1500 plates each and Drinks. This event is a must go to event for locals and visitors alike. 

Taste of Hawaii - The Ultimate Sunday Brunch™ which provides the primary source of fundraising for our annual operating budget. We started Taste of Hawaii in 1988, as the first event of its kind in Hawaii, and it has grown into the premier culinary event on Kauai and in Hawaii. The finest Chefs from around the state gather to provide our guests with a tasting extravaganza second to none.

Wilcox Health Kids Summer Fest

Wilcox Health Kids Summer Fest

Wilcox Health presents free Kids Summer Fest at Kaua‘i Beach Resort June 2

Kauai High School 2012 Graduation sing song "Break Away" after...

Watch the full graduation on www.hawaiistream.com