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Library closures extended

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Public Library System has been working on measures to support the health of local communities. In compliance with Gov. David…

Emergency food goes out

NAWILIWILI — Kelvin Moniz, executive director of the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank, was on the road delivering Friday morning. “We received phone calls for help…

Isle at 7 COVID-19 cases

LIHU‘E — The Office of the Mayor announced two new positive COVID-19 test results on Kaua‘i late Friday afternoon, which brings the cumulative total to…

Letters for Saturday, March 28, 2020

Security needed where rental vehicles are stored Aloha, I sincerely hope that during this pandemic that there is some sort of security measures to guard…

Taro all torn up

WAINIHA — A taro patch along Ananalu Road was destroyed this week by an unidentified man using a backhoe, damaging not only property and a…

Crossing life’s ‘Bridge’

LIHU‘E — The significance of being a team player and desire to pursue education beyond the shores of Kaua‘i broke through Wednesday during conversations with…

More COVID-19 rules ‘likely’

LIHU‘E — Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami, in consultation with Governor David Ige and the mayors of the other islands, is expected to refine Kaua‘i’s response…

A few more monk seals

The population of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal has risen an average of 2% per year since 2013, according to new figures that include totals…

Scholarship deadline nears

HANALEI — The deadline is nearing for North Shore students to apply for the Kaua‘i North Shore Lions Club 2020 annual scholarship program, with a…

Community spread begins

LIHU‘E — The state Department of Health confirmed another new case of COVID-19 on Kaua‘i Friday, and officials said there is evidence of community spread…