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Living by the ‘Golden Rule’

SAN DIEGO — Kauai sailor Connie Burton made history on Wednesday aboard a 34-foot sailing boat named Golden Rule bound for Hilo. It’s the original…

Kekaha fish kill

KEKAHA — State officials are saying an algae bloom killed hundreds of fish in a drainage canal between Waimea and Kekaha during the first week…

Miss Kauai contestants wanted

The Miss Kauai USA Organization is searching for contestants to compete in the 2019 Miss Kauai USA and Miss Kauai Teen USA pageant, which is…

Children’s mental health day set

HONOLULU — Governor David Ige signed a proclamation declaring the importance of positive mental health for all of Hawaii’s keiki and commemorating May 9 as…

Kaumuali‘i unveiled

LIHUE — Traffic slowed as Rice Street fronting the Kauai Museum was coned off to just a single westbound lane to accommodate the overflow crowd…

KCC cutting cord to fossil fuel

PUHI — Kauai Community College broke ground on a solar photovoltaic system Wednesday that, if on schedule, will be completed by the end of the…

‘Our future leaders’

WAIKIKI — Kapaa High School’s Hannah Collins-Doijode was named Kauai County’s “Most Outstanding Citizen-Scholar” Award recipient at the 15th Annual Citizen-Scholar luncheon held at the…

Man gets 5 years for porn

LIHUE — A Kauai man was sentenced Thursday to five years in jail for possession of child pornography. Ruben Kamanawa Santos, 54, formerly of Kapaa,…

‘Never conquered’

For decades, when Billy Lemn drove through Lihue, he would ask his wife why there were no statues of the island’s past rulers. “Where was…

Robust reefs, fewer floods

LIHUE — Kauai’s coral reefs protect the island from about $11 million worth of damages every year, according to a new study released by the…