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Happy Camper for Monday, June 24, 2019

What a crazy weekend — Kim Coco Iwamoto came down to spend time with grandma at the Lihue Hongwanji bon dance (the nishime plate was…

Salt Pond under fire

HANAPEPE — The county Planning Commission will hold a hearing June 25 that will begin the process of whether or not to grant Smoky Mountain…

If I had the chance I’d ask the world to dance

Abigail Miyasato and MacKenzie Franks have been dancing since they were toddlers. They’re still dancing — and winning. But not for themselves. The two 15-year-olds…

Protecting the reefs

WASHINGTON — The mission to preserve Hawaii’s coral reefs could be getting a boost if legislation introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and…

A place to rest

BARKING SANDS — Every winter, big swells uncover human bones in the sand along Kauai’s Westside, and those iwi, or bones, found at the U.S.…

Pedestrian struck in Lihue

LIHUE — Kuhio Highway fronting McDonald’s in Lihue was closed for about half an hour on Thursday morning after a man crossing the highway was…

Crowning a queen

More than 800 people watched as Isabel Gampon worked through the different phases to emerge as the 2019 Miss Kauai Filipina at the Kauai War…