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The Garden Island - - For Your Information - Den­nis Fujimoto

———— Con­grat­u­la­tions to Sean

on get­ting one of the three tele­vi­sion awards re­cently for his “Shin­ing Stars” pro­duc­tions for the state De­part­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion. Sean was one of the many peo­ple who checked out the 16th an­nual Se­quenced Tran­si­tion to Ed­u­ca­tion in the Pub­lic Schools Satur­day. Con­grat­u­la­tions, too, to Jean­nie Odo, who has been do­ing this par­ent and child fair for the past 16 years with Arnold Meis­ter (def­i­nitely a Liv­ing Trea­sure!).

Coach Beau Acoba had his soc­cer game rained out so was able to lead his Tsunami Taiko keiki, and Kaulana Finn was busy help­ing Ni­cole Cowen at the Big Broth­ers Big Sisters ta­ble so couldn’t make the Kauai Demo­cratic Con­ven­tion (it’s all right, Daryl Dobashi was there!).

It was a plea­sure to see Sara Miura and Joy Ko­erte with the PBS ta­ble. Marissa Sand­blom was sup­posed to visit, too, but it was off to check out Lau­rie Ho and Club Musubi for the Kauai Fam­ily and Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion Char­ac­ter Counts es­say win­ners for fourth­grade stu­dents.

The rain didn’t stop Kay­lynn Drake from do­ing her KekuaAloha Foun­da­tion (they’re spon­sor­ing Karly Ma­hoe-Thoene of Kaiser High School to par­tic­i­pate in the Miss Hawaii Out­stand­ing Teen pro­gram May 10 on Oahu) Keiki Fun Day (great job em­cee-ing the event, Med­i­cal Cen­ter. Free open house and talk-story about top­ics re­lated to bone and joint health with mem­bers of the Wil­cox Bone & Joint Cen­ter team. Dis­cus­sions on con­di­tions of the hand in­clud­ing carpal tun­nel, trig­ger finger and hand arthri­tis, con­di­tions of the foot in­clud­ing heel pain and to­tal an­kle re­place­ment surgery. Re­fresh­ments will be served. Col­lege fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance work­shop: 6 p.m. Kekaha School cafe­te­ria. Stu­dents from the Class of 2018 who are Kekaha res­i­dents and par­ents are in­vited. Info: Dan, 346-1830 Silent auc­tion: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Re­gency at Puakea, Puhi. $6 bento lunch spe­cial, more, to ben­e­fit the Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion. Info: Sharon Lasker, 246-4449. Po­etry read­ing, “We Must Re­mem­ber”: 5 p.m. at Kauai Com­mu­nity Col­lege fine arts au­di­to­rium. Free. Po­ems re­visit the 1932 kid­nap­ping and mur­der of Na­tive Hawai­ian prize fighter Joseph Ka­ha­hawai and the sur­round­ing events, known as The Massie Case. More info: cj­mar@hawaii.edu ••• Send events to cal­en­dar@the­gar­denis­land.com.

PHOTOS BY DEN­NIS FUJIMOTO / THE GAR­DEN IS­LAND

ABOVE: Con­grat­u­la­tions, Sean! Sean, Sh­eryll and Sa­van­nah Doi take a walk around Kukui Grove Cen­ter af­ter vis­it­ing the 16th an­nual Se­quenced Tran­si­tion to Ed­u­ca­tion in Pub­lic Schools Satur­day at the Kukui Grove cen­ter. BE­LOW: Kay­lynn Drake and Karly Ma­hoe-Thoene, a stu­dent from Kaiser High School on Oahu, have fun at KekuaAloha Foun­da­tion Keiki Fun Day Satur­day at Ka­paa Beach Park.

Ka­leo Car­valho!).

Doi

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