Kawakami leading in campaign contributions

Derek Kawakami, Kauai Council councilman and mayoral candidate, reported contributions of $204,071 to his campaign, the most of those seeking the highest office on Kauai.

Immigration events scheduled

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be hosting a series of immigration sessions on Kauai this week.

Kauai police part of drug drop-box program

Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin announced Monday, with members of state, county and federal agencies, a major statewide collaboration to ensure a more convenient way for the public to drop off unused prescription drugs at designated police stations across the state.

Kapahulu Safeway customer wins $1M

HONOLULU — Safeway announced today that a lucky customer of the Kapahulu Safeway store is the first customer in Hawaii to win the $1 million prize in the Albertsons Companies Monpoly Collect & Win Game.

Applicants for FEMA aid can appeal decision

Kauai County and the City and County of Honolulu residents who have registered with Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance have the right to appeal any of the agency’s decisions made about their eligibility or the assistance they received.

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash

An Oregon woman who was badly injured and stranded for a week after her Jeep plunged 250 feet over a cliff into the ocean near Big Sur in California says she survived by drinking fresh water dripping from moss until she was rescued by a couple hiking along the beach.

Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers approve strike

A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro’s largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation’s capital for this week’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Trump: summit with Putin off to a ‘very, very good start’

President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit Monday with a wink and slouch, respectively, then talked one on one behind closed doors for two-plus hours before the American leader declared their meeting was off to a “very, very good start for everybody.”