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Happy Camper for Monday, September 20, 2021

Lee Wilkes of Lee’s Bees (gotta try that lilikoi honey) said he’s not forgetting those people who were left behind in Afghanistan. The wind cooperated…

Teachers face burnout, extra duties

LIHU’E — On Thursday, the state Board of Education heard passionate testimony about school safety and workplace burnout. “I am disheartened that the DOE, the…

Aid for the houseless community

WAILUA — “Come, Hawaiian,” said Rowena Contrades-Pangan. “You were the first one to come through the shower. Now, we’re going to get you some food,…

Morretino gets fourth Sintra Pro title

KAPA‘A — Kaua‘i surf professional Sammy Morretino took first place honors in the drop-knee bodyboard division finals of the 22nd annual Sintra Pro contested in…

Kapa‘a students have tools to build futures

KAPA‘A — At Kapa‘a High School, students in hard hats wind through corridors pushing wheel barrels of cement and carrying heavy tools. These teenagers are…

Local artists shine in ART Kaua‘i 2021

David Kuraoka, the juror for the 36th annual ART Kaua‘i exhibition, described the work by Licia McDonald, “Tenuous and Vulnerable,” as “simple but complex” during…

High fire danger for Westside

LIHU‘E — The National Weather Service has issued a red-flag warning for the leeward areas of Kaua‘i, in effect through 6 p.m. today. A red-flag…