‘I’m a survivor’

This year across Hawaii, five women and one man have died as a result of domestic violence. They were remembered Wednesday at the YWCA’s annual candlelight vigil.

YWCA to host candlelight vigil tonight

Desiree Duclayan, 51, has been married twice. Both were abusive, but it wasn’t until someone witnessed an abusive moment during her second marriage and called the police, that she got help.

Smoke-free and loving it

While those caught using tobacco products at two county parks can now face fines, the tobacco-free status is more about changing society’s views than issuing citations.

Hula dancer claims harassment

A Kauai hula dancer has filed a lawsuit against a restaurant and hotel, stating she was retaliated against on the basis of her sex and for reporting sexual harassment and the failure to protect her from sexual harassment.

Teachers say schools need more funds

With the election less than a month away, Hawaii voters will be deciding on a constitutional amendment that would add a surcharge on investment property to help fund public education.

Job-seekers’ market

Luana Carreira of Kapahi is looking for work. “I’m looking for anything in the hospitality or food industry,” she said. Carreira said potential employers should hire her because she’s friendly and outgoing, excels in customer service and has the aloha spirit.

Suit: Female employees recorded in locker room

Former female employees of the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club in Lihue have filed a lawsuit in Fifth Circuit Court against the hotel conglomerate, alleging a fellow employee recorded them using thebathroom and changing clothes in the female locker room.

Man gets 35 years for assaults

A man who sexually assaulted two women and a female child in December was sentenced to 35 years in prison in Fifth Circuit Court Wednesday.