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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii

State Senate unveils package of biosecurity bills

Three bills dealing with invasive species and their relationship to food security and biosecurity are being considered by the state Senate. Senate Bill 1140, introduced…

The whale returns

LIHUE — The life-like humpback whale is returning to Kauai, coinciding with the opening of the 2019 OceanFest this evening at Kukui Grove Center. The…

No dairy farm

MAHAULEPU — Hawaii Dairy Farms announced Thursday it was discontinuing plans for a pasture-based dairy farm on Kauai. Instead, it will explore other alternatives for…

KPD asking for help locating missing woman

LIHUE — The Kauai Police Department is asking for help in finding a missing woman. Emi Oka, 40, was last seen about 1:30 a.m. Jan.…

Tourism reaches new heights

NAWILIWILI — Joe Phillips of New York was pleased with his beer shirt that was wrapped up by Ana Munoz of Bamboo Island Bath &Body…

Police: Beware of smoke alarm scam

Hawaii Island police are warning the public about scams involving phone calls to Hawaii residents in which the caller indicates it is “Fire Safety Month”…

Kim seeks GET flexibility

Mayor Harry Kim asked state lawmakers in Honolulu on Thursday to grant more flexibility in how counties can use their general excise tax surcharge. Kim…