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Recount upholds primary election result

LIHU‘E — An automatically triggered recount upheld the results of the primary election Monday. Only 133 votes separated the candidates finishing 14th (Roy Saito) and…

Kaua‘i seeking grant proposals

LIHU‘E — The County of Kaua‘i Office of the Mayor is accepting applications for the fiscal year 2022-23 grants-in-aid program. The intent of the program…

Schatz: $25M for Native Hawaiians climate resilience

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, released the following statement on funding for the Native Hawaiian community…

Primary election update; ballots due Aug. 13

LIHU‘E — Saturday, Aug. 13 is the final day to cast votes in the primary elections for mayor, county council, state and federal legislature, governor,…

Senate President Kouchi to undergo hip surgery

HONOLULU — To address longstanding pain in his right hip, Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi (District 8 – Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau) will undergo hip surgery.…

TGI candidate profile: Michael Roven Poai

Michael Roven Poai • Age: 47 • Occupation: machine operator • Town of residence: Kapa‘a • Prior experience in government/leadership: Former member, Kapa‘a Rotary Club.…