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Counties, the TAT is now your problem too!

For many years, the counties and the state have been bickering about how much support from the state’s transient accommodations tax (TAT) they should get…

YAMACHIKA: State Auditor facing a whack job

The House speaker’s office recently released an unflattering report on the state auditor. It faulted the auditor’s office for appointing executives without proper experience, and…

From bracelets to burritos for Sandy Cameron

LIHU‘E — After losing her jewelry business during the pandemic last year, Chef Sandy Cameron of Lihu‘e decided it was time to make a different…

Beware the return of the Frankenbill!

Most of us have heard of “Frankenstein,” a novel written in 1818 by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The story’s protagonist, Dr. Victor Frankenstein, created a creature…

Farmers’ market, craft fair Friday

WAIPOULI — Chef Judy Capertina of Haole Girl Bakery will be joined by at least two farmers Friday when the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach Resort…

Chamber’s Kokua Card promoting safety, savings

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau the Kaua‘i Chapter of the Hawai‘i Lodging and Tourism Association created…