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Kauai Community NPAC Past Events

 

Past Event Summaries

 

25 JUNE - 2012, SATURDAY

Forth Annual Mayor-a-thon

Kapa'a Beach Park
Hundreds gathered at Kapaa Beach Park for the 4th Annual Mayor-a-thon and got moving! Fun warm-ups got the crowd ready for 1,2,4,6 and 8 mile walk, run and bike events. The crowd was treated to fun family activities, including Hula Hooping, games, dancing with the Mayor, and finished with some Zumba!
The Garden Island Newspaper printer an article.

25 JUNE - 2011, SATURDAY

Third Annual Mayor-a-thon

Kapa'a Beach Park
What a celebration! On Saturday, June 25th walkers, runners, cyclists and strollers arrived in droves to participate in the 3rd Annual Mayor-a-thon at Kapa'a Beach Park. Over 800 people, including several from the mainland enjoyed a morning full of fitness, dancing, games, breakfast and celebration.
Here are some photographs from the event and some additional photographs. Also check out the Hawaii Stream video. The Garden Island Newspaper printer an article.

09 JUNE - 2011, THURSDAY

Get Fit Kauai Annual Meeting

Courtyard Marriott in Kapa`a
On June 9, 2011, Get Fit Kauai, Kauai’s Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition, held its annual meeting celebration at the Courtyard Marriot in Kapa’a. In attendance were 70 individuals, including Kauai’s Mayor, Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. The year's successes were acknowledged at the annual meeting. Keynote speaker, Jim Charlier, a nationally recognized multimodal transportation planning expert, gave a dynamic presentation showing the health benefits of creating walkable communities and an effective public transportation system.

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Summary of Events

20 APRIL - 2011, WEDNESDAY

Walk to School Day

Location pending.
Detailed information pending.

20 APRIL - 2011, WEDNESDAY

Complete Streets Public Workshop

Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Get Fit Kauai (GFK), in cooperation with Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) and the National Complete Streets Coalition (NCSC), will be hosting a Complete Streets Public Workshop. Complete Streets are planned, designed and operated to enable safe access for all users; pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. A Complete Streets overview presentation by National expert Paul Zykofsky, AICP, Associate AIA, will provide a background on the benefits of Complete Streets, dispel myths, and explain how existing streets can easily be retrofitted into Complete Streets. View the Event Flyer. Read the Instructor Biographies.

31 MARCH - 2011, THURSDAY

Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan Public Meeting #2

War Memorial Convention Hall 5:30 - 7:30PM
The State Department of Transportation (DOT) is developing a Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan (Plan). The Plan will help to increase pedestrian safety and mobility, support a multimodal transportation system, and provide guidance on the best use of resources to implement pedestrian initiatives. This effort will help maintain the efficient movement of goods, services and people within the DOT land transportation network.
Meeting flyer.

09 FEBRUARY - 2011, WEDNESDAY
Kapa`a Elementary Walk to School Day
Meet at the Old Cannery at 7am.
You can choose a "pick-up" spot along Kawaihau Road. Read the event flyer.

03 FEBRUARY - 2011, THURSDAY
Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
Kapaa Neighborhood Center
2:00-4:30PM. There are still spaces available in the workshops. To register, call Charlyn at the Agency on Elderly Affairs: 241-4470. Event Flyer.

18 JANUARY - 2011, TUESDAY
Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
Lihue AARP Center
2:00-4:30PM. There are still spaces available in the workshops. To register, call Charlyn at the Agency on Elderly Affairs: 241-4470. Event Flyer.

25 NOVEMBER - 2010, THURSDAY

3rd Walk to School Day

The 3rd W2SD on November 24th was another great success at Kapa`a Elementary. Over 100 children participated. Special thanks to the Safe Routes to School task force, Principal Jason Kuloloia, Vice-Principal Richard Edgesworth and School Superintendent Bill Arakaki.

 

24 NOVEMBER - 2010, WEDNESDAY

Kauai's Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot a Thanksgiving Success! Over 100 people attended the FIRST annual Turkey Trot. The consensus was a very relaxed event—no pressure to perform, but families and newcomers to this sort of event were welcomed and enjoyed the morning. Participants who wanted to time their run were able to self-time...

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Summary Report

05 SEPTEMBER - 2010, SUNDAY

The 2nd Annual Kauai Marathon

Was held at Poipu Beach on Kauai at 6AM.

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26 JUNE - 2010, SATURDAY

The 2nd Annual Kauai Mayor-a-thon

Over 900 people attended the 2nd Annual Mayor-a-thon and kick off of Kauai Grown and the "On the Road to Wellness" Worksite Wellness Challenge on Saturday, June 26th at Kapa`a Beach Park.

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Event Flyer

18 MAY - 2010, TUESDAY

A very successful Walk to School Day

40 children, Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Council Members Tim Bynum and Lani Kawahara, Bill Arakaki (Kauai School District superintendent), 10 KPD officers and 7 KPD recruits, several parents, PTSA members and teachers all enjoyed the 1.4 mile walk from the New Cannery to Kapa`a Elementary School.

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W2SD Summary
Photo Gallery

30 APRIL - 2010, TUESDAY

Get Fit Kauai Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Get Fit Kauai, the Nutrition and Physical Activity Coalition of Kauai County was held at Kauai Community College in Puhi on Friday, April 30, 2010. Among the 70 people in attendance were Representative Mina Morita, Mayor’s Representative Gary Heu, Council Members Tim Bynum, Jay Furfaro and Lani Kawahara.

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Annula Meeting Summary Report