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Ban proposed on ‘forever chemicals’

LIHUE — Kauai doesn’t test drinking water for a class of chemicals being targeted for manufacturing bans by some members of the United States Congress.…

Forensic nurses respond to violence

LIHUE — Six sexual assault nurse examiners — Jennifer Antony, Charlene Ono, Ranelle Ka‘awa, Tami Ramil, Stephanie Huhn and Ceisha Judd — were recognized Monday…

Farm-to-everywhere

LIHUE — Hawaii is leading the nation in the effort to serve farm-fresh food in school lunches, according to research from the U.S. Department of…

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…

Gabbard may skip Democratic debate

HONOLULU — Long-shot Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she may skip next week’s debate in Ohio. “The DNC and corporate media…

Council to meet today

The Kauai County Council is scheduled to meet 8:30 a.m. today at the Historic County Building. Among the agenda items, it will consider a resolution…

Code in congressional contest

LIHUE — If you’re a middle or high school student in Hawaii, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is looking for you to help represent the state in…

Council to consider ‘highway safety’ bills

LIHUE —There are a few items on the agenda for Wednesday’s County Council meeting. Two bills pertaining to “highway safety” will be presented for potential…

Real property taxes due Aug. 20

LIHUE — County officials would like to remind Kauai property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2019-2020 tax year are…