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Community meetings on new landfill, resource recovery park scheduled

Community meetings on new landfill, resource recovery park scheduled

The Department of Public Works has scheduled four community meetings to obtain input and identify issues regarding the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a new municipal landfill and resource recovery park.  

The meetings will run from 6 to 8 p.m. and will be held as follows:

  • Tuesday, May 22 – King Kaumuali‘i Elementary School
  • Wednesday, May 23 – Kekaha Neighborhood Center
  • Tuesday, May 29 – Kīlauea Elementary School
  • Wednesday, May 30 – old Kōloa Courthouse located next to the Kōloa Neighborhood Center

During the meetings, the county’s consultant R.M. Towill Corporation will discuss the EIS process, summarize the tasks completed thus far, and provide an overview of its proposed action plan.

Following the consultant’s presentation, the public will have the opportunity to provide their perspective on the EIS relative to the landfill and resource recovery park.

Zonta Club of Hanalei Annual Luxury Ladies Spa Day

Zonta Club of Hanalei Annual Luxury Ladies Spa Day

Information courtesy: Kaua'i Festivals

Fundraiser in Kilauea at Kalihiwai Ridge

One day event of pampering in an exclusive North Shore estate-includes massage, facials, yoga, flower arranging, art classes, water exercise, Pilates, Zumba, silent auction and more-also includes a catered gourmet lunch- limited to 50 day passes.

WHEN: Saturday May 19, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

WHERE: Kalihiwai Ridge       COST: $125 per person           For more Information: Phone: (808) 826-4032
 

 

Hawaii State Jr. Wrangler Rodeo Finals

Hawaii State Jr. Wrangler Rodeo Finals

Information courtesy: Kaua'i Festivals

Children from Kauai, Maui, Big Island, Molokai Oahu that are in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade be will be competing in Hawaii State Jr.

Hawaii State Jr. Wrangler Rodeo Finals

Hawaii State Jr. Wrangler Rodeo Finals

Information courtesy: Kaua'i Festivals

Children from Kauai, Maui, Big Island, Molokai Oahu that are in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade be will be competing in Hawaii State Jr. Rodeo finals.

Events include Team Roping, Barrel Racing, Goat Typing, Pole Bending, Steer Riding, etc.

WHEN: Friday May 18, 12 - 3 pm

WHERE: CJM Country Stables, Free Entry  

 

WHEN: Saturday May 19, 9 am - 4 pm

WHERE: CJM Country Stables, Free Entry    

 

 

For more Information:

Cheree Rapozo

Phone: (808) 651-1803 P.O. Box 101
Lawai, Hawaii 96765


 

In the Zone at the Kapaa Elementary PTSA Fundraiser

In the Zone at the Kapaa Elementary PTSA Fundraiser

A few snaps from the pick up zone at Kapaa Elementary School under the covered basketball court.

With thousands of loaf cakes coming out of the trucks in flavors like Guava, Banana & Cinnamon it was hard to not want to eat one right then.

Special thanks to the PTSA crew for handling the cakes and controlling the crowd.

Each cake was 15 oz. and provided by Regal Foods.

 

Senior workshops encourage healthy aging

Senior workshops encourage healthy aging

LĪHU‘E – The Agency on Elderly Affairs has scheduled another round of the popular workshop series for older adults titled “Better Choices, Better Health” (BCBH).

“Many Kaua'i kupuna have benefitted from this program since we started offering it four years ago,” said Kealoha Takahashi, Kaua'i County executive on aging. “I encourage everyone who would like to improve their health to sign up for the workshop.”

Designed and tested at Stanford University, the workshop series aims to improve the health of older adults by empowering and teaching them how to better manage their chronic conditions and to work towards achieving personal health goals. The program does not conflict with other health programs and treatments.

Two types of BCBH workshops will be offered in the coming months:

Registration for Summer Enrichment Program set for May 15 &16

Registration for Summer Enrichment Program set for May 15 &16

County officials announced that registration for the 2012 Summer Enrichment Program is scheduled on Tuesday, May 15, and Wednesday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The program is open to youngsters’ age’s five to 11. The program dates are June 12 to July 20, Monday to Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Registration will be held at the following neighborhood centers: Hanapēpē, 335-3731; Kapa‘a, 822-1931; Kalāheo, 332-9770; Kekaha, 337-1671; Kīlauea, 828-1421; Kōloa, 742-1313; and Līhu‘e, 241-6858.

The fee schedule is as follows:

  • One child, $100 – Income eligible families, $50
  • Two children, $123 – Income eligible, $62
  • Three children, $135 – Income eligible, $68
  • Four children, $140 – Income eligible, $68

Income eligible families must provide verification of financial or food stamp assistance at the time of registration.