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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii

Happy Camper for Monday, January 18, 2021

Kudos to Samira Siale (she even got husband Tyrus Siale to come and help out) and the Hawai‘i Lodging &Tourism Association Kaua‘i Branch on a…

Arrest log for Monday, January 18, 2021

November 27 • Criminal contempt of court (four counts): 7:49 a.m., Cory Sean Wai‘ale‘ale, 47, male, Lihu‘e. • Driving without a license-without a valid drivers…

It’s time to open schools

To Mayor Kawakami, the County Council and school administrators; Kauaians eagerly awaited a New Year that would look nothing like 2020. We’ve been “good,” following…

Hearing on home exemptions is Feb. 8

LIHU‘E — The County of Kaua‘i Department of Finance will hold a public hearing on Monday, Feb. 8, on the proposed amendments to the rules…

Obituary for Monday, January 18, 2021

Helen Ayako Nishimura Helen Ayako Nishimura, 94, of Kapa‘a, passed away at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital on Jan. 10, 2021. She was born in Hule‘ia…

Puna man charged following Nanawale standoff

A Puna man has been charged following an overnight standoff with police in Nanawale Estates in Pahoa. On Saturday, detectives charged Dean Hisao Jones, 65,…

Waikoloa housing development up for review

A plan to develop a 36-unit housing complex, some units classified affordable, along with eight commercial lots in Waikoloa Village will be taken up by…

‘Barreling’ toward an inevitable tax hike

On Jan. 5, state Director of Finance Craig Hirai was (kind of) answering questions before the House Finance Committee on the administration’s budget. In response…