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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…

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…

Commission recommends approval of amendments

The Kaua‘i Charter Review Commission will place six Charter amendments on the 2020 General Election ballot. The six include three measures to propose changes in…

Letters for Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Kawakami don’t participate in this theater Please do not swallow the latest bait from Gov Ige. If the news reports are to be believed, the…

Dishonest Kamala

During the VP Debate held in Salt Lake City, Utah last week, US Sen. Kamala Harris told many mistruths, otherwise called lies, but this was…

Climate change is big issue in the election

Everyone always seems to want to focus on the economy, but outside of the current impacts of the pandemic, compared to most of the rest…

Letters for Monday, October 12, 2020

Masking pandemic mismanagement Donald Trump has been working throughout his entire presidency to eliminate the Affordable Care Act, primarily because it was developed by Barack…

Letters for Sunday, October 11, 2020

It’s almost October 15 Mayor Kawakami, please consider: If Governor Ige refuses your request for Kaua‘i to enact the four-tier system you propose rather than…