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Kaumakani Kauai County Hawaii

Obituaries for Sunday, February 23, 2020

‘King of the Na Pali Coast’ Patrick T. Ku Malama Patrick T. Ku “Paddy Boy” Malama passed away on Feb. 12, 2020, at Kaua‘i Veterans…

Letter for Sunday, February 23, 2020

Plant-based diet not just for Lent Wednesday, Feb. 26, Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of Lent, the period leading up to Easter, when devout Christians…

Happy Camper for Sunday, February 23, 2020

Willow Spalding said Charlotte Pagel is better with the samples Friday night as Troop 616 of Kalaheo opened the Girl Scout cookie sales at the…

Zero Waste Kaua‘i regroups

LIHUE — At local schools, events and gatherings Zero Waste Kaua‘i has become a routine presence, and as Kaua‘i County is taking a closer look…

TMT-related bills fail to gain traction

Although the controversy surrounding the Thirty Meter Telescope still looms large over the Big Island community, it has largely left the state Legislature this year.…

Bill raising smoking age to 25 dies in House

A bill to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco and electronic smoking devices has been snuffed out — but the proposal’s introducer remains hopeful…

Bill that would boost teachers’ pay moves forward

A proposal that would help improve teacher compensation has passed another hurdle in the state Legislature. Senate Bill 2488 was recommended for approval with amendments…

Wind conditions alter race at Kalapaki

KALAPAKI — The Kaua‘i Ho‘e Wa‘a paddlers will alter their course for paddling races this upcoming weekend because of changing wind conditions. The KHW paddlers…