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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii

Births for Saturdeay, August 17, 2019

• Rebecca and Ryan Like greeted their second child, a boy, Ikuawai Namakaoka‘aina Like, weighing 9 pounds, 13 ounces, on July 3, 2019, at Kauai…

Opposing new species rules

LIHUE — The endangered species capitol of the world has thrown its weight behind a lawsuit targeting the Affordable Clean Energy rule, signed in June…

Poai misses football practice

LIHUE — Brayden Poai was happy, but not really happy, when the Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair opened Thursday night to an audience of several…

Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents. The Hawaii County Department…

State briefs for August 17

Honolulu adds inspectors to help enforce rental law HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu plans to increase its housing inspection staff to help enforce a new vacation…

Council OKs guest house bill

LIHUE —The Kauai County Council approved a bill Wednesday that allows kitchens in guest houses. Bill No. 2754, introduced by Councilmembers Mason Chock and Arthur…

Territory for turtles

LIHUE — Several organizations are gearing up to try to force the federal government to better protect green sea turtle habitat. The Center for Biological…