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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii

Letters for Friday, February 26, 2021

(Dis)respect for kupuna While Governor Ige and Mayor Kawakami deserve some credit for keeping the coronavirus case low, some of their authoritarian actions have caused…

Obituaries for Friday, February 26, 2021

Consuelo ‘Connie’ Marie Badua Pumaras Nadarisay Consuelo “Connie” Marie Badua Pumaras Nadarisay, 72, of Lihu‘e, passed away on Feb. 3, 2021. Mom was born on…

Happy Camper for Friday, February 26, 2021

Erik Gutierrez said he’s just the director of operations at Kaua‘i Bakery at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e. Jea Laganina is the one who makes…

Lawmakers pass UI tax relief bill

A bill that aims to provide unemployment insurance relief to Hawaii employers has been sent to Gov. David Ige for consideration. If signed by the…

Just one new virus case on BI reported

The number of new COVID-19 cases on the Big Island remains small, with just one new case reported Thursday by the state Department of Health.…

Man sentenced for armed robbery

LIHU‘E — A Lihu’e man was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison with a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years for robbery, Wednesday morning…