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Interisland travel infection confirmed

LIHU‘E — Twenty-two days without a single new reported case, and today, the county reported one new confirmed infection and one probable case, pending laboratory…

Kukui‘ula works to adapting to changing times

KOLOA — Richard Albrecht’s staff at Kukui‘ula has overcome the challenges of his company having to furlough over 120 employees throughout the first wave of…

Reopening day one: Small hiccups at Lihu‘e Airport

LIHU‘E — On Thursday, 697 trans-Pacific and about 600 interisland travelers landed at the Lihu‘e Airport, the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority reported Friday. The long-awaited reopening…

Hawaiian Air hopes to bounce back

LIHU‘E — Hawaiian Airlines’ spokesman Alex Da Silva has estimated the company has suffered a $3 million-per-day cash burn since the start of the COVID-19…

780 furloughed HMSHost employees let go

LIHU‘E — Ironically, over 780 HMSHost airport workers were laid off permanently after being furloughed in March in Hawai‘i, on the same day trans-Pacific travel…

Put science ahead of polling numbers

Mayor Kawakami’s latest Emergency Rule 19 is incomplete and unscientific because it wasn’t thought through. His intention is to be able to go from Tier…

Letters for Thursday, October 15, 2020

Nothing is more precious than health Dear Governor Ige, Josh Green, Derek Kawakami As a 48-year resident of Kaua‘i, I feel so privileged to live…

Do everything we can to protect ourselves

Today is the day. At 6:44 a.m., Hawaiian Airlines flight 123 will arrive from Honolulu, presumably bringing the first tourists to enter Kaua‘i under Gov.…

Virtual college fair is Saturday

HONOLULU — The Hawai’i Association for College Admission Counseling, a nonprofit run entirely by volunteers, is hosting a free virtual college fair Saturday, Oct. 17,…