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Lawmakers might simply follow the herd

It seems like every year we have a Legislature, we have dozens of legislative tax proposals to wade through. Some would lessen the burden on…

The King asks about Oknyo; Joong-won sees Louis

Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles: Weekly update ‘Flower in Prison’ Episode 31; Episode…

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…

Council meetings go digital

LIHU‘E — Until further notice, the Kaua‘i County Council meetings are closed to the public to be consistent with social-distancing practices and will be livestreamed…

Obituaries for Friday, March 20, 2020

Abelardo Ragasa Iloreta Abelardo Ragasa Iloreta, 67, of Kapa‘a, passed away at home on March 2, 2020. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines,…

Irrationality is more dangerous than a virus

COVID-19 has provided a window into something far more disturbing than the microbial and viral dangers nature has up its sleeve. The real viral agent…

Senior softball finishes week eight

WAILUA HOUSELOTS — The Kaua‘i Senior Softball League rolled through the second month of play with seven decisive victories in the seven games. The two…

Kukui Grove does social distancing

LIHU‘E — Effective Wednesday, Kukui Grove Center changed its operation hours to be in compliance with social-distancing guidelines established by health officials, including the Centers…

Meecham signs to Urban Knights

PUHI — L. Shannon Graves, the Island School Head of School, said there are 429,632 high school kids involved with volleyball, according to NCAA numbers.…