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Snail discovered was thought to be extinct

HONOLULU — Bishop Museum scientists and collaborators with the stateDepartment of Land and Natural Resources’ Snail Extinction Prevention Program and the University of Florida Natural…

Harry Potter Butterbeer in Po‘ipu

PO‘IPU — Kobe Claussen has a Harry Potter book and is hoping that is good enough for the Harry Potter weekend at Papalani Gelato in…

Road closures set on Southside

KOLOA – The county Department of Public Works and Goodfellow Bros. LLC announced that Maluhia Road is scheduled to close today and Monday, Oct. 19,…

Obituaries for Friday, October 16, 2020

Stanley Santos Cadawas Sr. Stanley Santos Cadawas Sr. passed away on Sept. 27, 2020 at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home at the age of 83. Born…

780 furloughed HMSHost employees let go

LIHU‘E — Ironically, over 780 HMSHost airport workers were laid off permanently after being furloughed in March in Hawai‘i, on the same day trans-Pacific travel…

Meet the candidates: Bernard Carvalho Jr.

• Editor’s note: The Garden Island sat down with all 14 candidates running for seats on the Kaua‘i County Council. Profiles will run in no…

Letters for Thursday, October 15, 2020

Nothing is more precious than health Dear Governor Ige, Josh Green, Derek Kawakami As a 48-year resident of Kaua‘i, I feel so privileged to live…

Do everything we can to protect ourselves

Today is the day. At 6:44 a.m., Hawaiian Airlines flight 123 will arrive from Honolulu, presumably bringing the first tourists to enter Kaua‘i under Gov.…

Put science ahead of polling numbers

Mayor Kawakami’s latest Emergency Rule 19 is incomplete and unscientific because it wasn’t thought through. His intention is to be able to go from Tier…