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Missing woman found safe

Kauai police on Sunday found a woman safe in the Wailua area after she had been reported missing. Earlier, police had asked for help finding…

Arrest log for Monday, October 14, 2019

August 22 • Disorderly conduct: 12:43 a.m., Gushiken, Kayla Ku‘uleialoha, 20, female, Hanamaulu. • Driving without a valid driver’s license: 2:55 a.m., Soares, Alika Ernest,…

No guarantees with cryptocurrency

Watching the reel lines on the slot machine go around and round, listening to the jangling bells, you wait and hope to hear the cha-ching…

Talkstory with Chequita Loston

Chequita Loston’s fascination with boxing started as self-defense and a coping mechanism from getting bullied as a youngster growing up on Chicago’s South Side. Gradually,…

Lawyer gets statewide award

LIHUE — A Kauai lawyer was recognized Friday by the Hawaii State Bar Association for fighting for social justice in the face of adversity. Daniel…

The Strange Case of Bank of America

Once upon a time, there was a big bank called Bank of America. It wanted to try doing business in Hawaii, since it was already…

Native Hawaiian programs receive funding

HONOLULU — Hawaii is set to receive nearly $10 million in federal funding to support Native Hawaiian programs. The U.S. Department of Education will award…

Bill proposes bus fee changes

LIHUE — The Kauai County Council is considering legislation that would change bus fares and establish a passenger code of conduct. Bill 2758 would increase…

Man rescued from Maunakea

KAILUA-KONA — Light snow was falling high on the slopes of Maunakea Thursday evening when a U.S. Army helicopter spotted an injured mountain biker as…

Former inmate sues KCCC warden

LIHUE — A former Kauai Community Correctional Center inmate accused of raping a woman while out of jail on a work-release program is suing the…