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October: Strong hotel revenue, occupancy

LIHU‘E — A banner month for passenger counts at Lihu‘e Airport proved fruitful for the local hotel industry, which put up strong revenue and occupancy…

Lights On Rice returns Friday

Harvey Maeda and the Kaua‘i Classic Cars will be fully decorated on Friday when The Rotary Club of Kaua‘i presents the Lights On Rice holiday…

Storytellers in spotlight in Nawiliwili

NAWILIWILI — A volunteer and community-driven event gathering storytellers from all walks of life to share their insights in a talk-story format unfolded on Sunday,…

Obituary for Monday, November 28, 2022

Frank Costa Rita Frank Costa Rita passed away on Nov. 6, 2022, at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital at the age 93. He was born on…

Happy Camper for Monday, November 28, 2022

Kudos, small business supporters (if you are at a farmers market, you are a supporter!) everywhere! Even big businesses like Kukui Grove Center, the Grove…

First Responders appreciate Thanksgiving thoughts

WAIPOULI — Several years ago, the leadership team at the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach Resort realized that First Responders would be spending special days like…

Shoppers get up early to look for Black Friday deals

LIHU‘E — Shoppers looking for the traditional post-Thanksgiving Black Friday sales were out early Friday morning at shopping centers around the island. “We were at…

Kaua‘i economy heading in right direction

LIHU‘E — Strong roster additions in key sectors of the economy helped send the jobless rate spiraling downward last month, as the County of Kaua‘i…

Big surf, high winds expected today

LIHU‘E — The National Weather Service has issued a high surf warning for north-facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau through 6 a.m. Friday. The warning…