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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii or Makaweli

Obituary for Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Wayne ‘Kahale’ Bautista Rivera Jr. Wayne “Kahale” Bautista Rivera Jr. passed away peacefully on Aug. 6, 2019, at Wilcox Hospital, at the age of 38.…

Bonjolea shines in light air

NAWILIWILI — The winds blowing between 9 and 12 knots out of the northeast were not the typical “Bonjolea winds” Thursday during the running of…

Births for Tuesday, August 20, 2019

• Candice Tada and Kepa Naka‘ahiki greeted a boy, Kash Taichiro Kameanuimaikalanimai Naka‘ahiki-Tada, weighing 7 pounds, 14.5 ounces, on July 23, 2019, at Wilcox Medical…

It’s time for some major paradigm shifts

In my heyday, I had the opportunity to be in teaching situations at the elementary, middle school, high school, collegiate, and adult-education levels in classroom…

Letters for Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Put a muffler on campaign rhetoric It’s fun listening to all the Democratic candidates talk about free health care and free college for everyone, as…

Forecasters: 2 cyclones likely on horizon

Two disturbances in the Eastern Pacific have high likelihoods of developing into cyclones in the coming days, according to forecasters from the National Hurricane Center…

Not guilty plea entered in gun, drug case

KEALAKEKUA — A Kailua-Kona man pleaded not guilty to numerous drug and firearm charges Monday in Kona Circuit Court. Che Herrera was charged with second-degree…

Keaau man charged in stabbing

A Keaau man has been charged for allegedly stabbing a Puna man multiple times last week. Curtis Mamone Jr., 37, was arrested last Tuesday after…

Ethics complaint filed against Board of Ethics

The county Board of Ethics finds itself in the unusual position of having an ethics complaint levied against it, along with its attorney. Rob Tucker,…