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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii or Makaweli

Mayor proclaims Beach Safety Week

LIHUE — Dr. Monty Downs knows that despite the best of efforts, tragic accidents happen in the ocean. “Every day is an adventure in our…

Obituaries for Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Edward Bales Edward Bales, of Lihue, passed away at the age of 90. Born on Dec. 17, 1928, on Kauai, he was a retired teacher…

Searching for a new a ‘Scruffy’

“Scruffy” was a famous Kauai dog, who thought/knew he was a fun guy. He was born in Anahola some 20 years ago. His family name…

Letters for Tuesday, July 23, 2019

‘The Filipinos of Koloa’ is a community project From its beginnings with the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Koloa Plantation in…

Kilauea Recovery SpeakOut scheduled

Hawaii County is hosting a Kilauea Recovery SpeakOut event from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Keaau High School. This is a family-friendly, informative…

Mass Transit slates meeting in Pahoa

Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency will host a Pahoa Hub community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility at 15-3022…

State briefs for July 23

Electric company on Maui sees decade-high rise in demand WAILUKU, Maui — The Maui Electric Co. is experiencing the highest energy demand it has had…

Tourism businesses take stand

KAILUA-KONA — A West Hawaii business canceled its luau show Monday after organizers of the demonstration on Maunakea called on the visitor industry to suspend…