Conservation is getting competitive on Kauai with a new way for neighborhoods to challenge each other and win bragging rights for helping out the planet. The recently launched Kauai Aloha+ Home Challenge allows anyone on Kauai to band together in teams online and challenge each other to renewable energy, sustainability and recycling competitions.
The Disaster Recovery Centers in Hanalei and Honolulu will have new hours beginning Monday. The DRCs will be open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The DRCs will be closed on Sundays. The Hanalei DRC is at Hanalei School.
Lava flows have wiped out the first Hawaii Island ohia trees with the pathogen that causes rapid ohia death (ROD). And scientists say though it’s not a cure-all for spread of the disease, it is a little bit of a silver lining in a natural disaster that has destroyed more than 700 homes on Hawaii Island since Kilauea volcano started erupting in May.
Anaina Hou Community Park, the 30-acre gathering place on the North Shore of Kauai that is home of Mini Golf and Gardens, is growing once again. In addition to recently opening the Porter Pavilion, Anaina Hou is also working to introduce a new, 17,000-square-foot playground this fall.
In years past, it was a top four that seemed to separate itself from the rest of the women’s leaderboard. This season, there is a pretty clear top three with a couple of different names who have been attempting to stake their claim to the 2018 women’s world title.
LIHUE — With football season about a month away, local fans got a small taste of what’s to come this upcoming season. Kapaa, Kauai and Waimea high schools’ junior varsity and varsity football teams held 7-on-7 scrimmages Saturday morning at Kauai High School.
A Wyoming city has discovered its potted plants have literally gone to pot.
A 6-year-old girl from El Salvador who became a face of the Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant families at the border has been reunited with her mother.
Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do — against Serena Williams.
A woman who collected $51,000 in donations by claiming she was dying of cancer has been sentenced in New York to two years in federal prison.
Passengers of budget airline Ryanair expressed anger Saturday over the way the company treated them following an unscheduled landing in Germany that forced dozens to seek hospital treatment.
Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back to more than 2,500 years ago near Egypt’s famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo.
The Israeli military carried out its largest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war Saturday as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel throughout the day, threatening to trigger an all-out war after weeks of growing tensions along the volatile border.
Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid widespread unrest following his failed attempt to increase fuel prices.
At the beginning of 2017, one of Julian Assange’s biggest media boosters traveled to the WikiLeaks founder’s refuge inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London and asked him where he got the leaks that shook up the U.S. presidential election only months earlier.
President Donald Trump seems of two minds on nuclear weapons. He muses about eliminating them but also has called for a U.S. buildup and bragged about his nuclear “button.”
A firefighter was killed Saturday while battling a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park, California state fire officials said.
A bill that targets fake service dogs has become law without Gov. David Ige’s signature.
Mayor Harry Kim is hoping the county will be able to back out of an ongoing land purchase that was started before the land was made worthless by lava inundation.
Gubernatorial candidate and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa reported campaign contributions of $1,043,061 in the first six months of 2018, while Gov. David Ige reported $733,922 for the same period. Hanabusa’s figure represents contributions of 1,111 donors. Ninety-five percent of contributions to her campaign were from individuals.