Last chance for fair fun

It was just before noon Saturday and already people had lined up outside the gates at the Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair. It was hot, but that didn’t seem to deter anyone from joining the day’s festivities.

Council candidates discuss race

The playing field narrowed during the primary election, with voters choosing which of the 24 County Council candidates will battle it out for the next three months on the campaign trail.

Fire guts home, displaces five

A single-story home on Koukalaka Place in the Wailua Homesteads was damaged in a Friday fire. The call came in just before noon and the fire was fully extinguished by 12:20 p.m. About a dozen fire trucks and emergency vehicles lined the street that was blocked off by the Kauai Police Department.

Officer’s sentencing continued

The sentencing of a former Kauai Police Department officer convicted of harassment and the use of a computer to commit a crime was continued in Fifth Circuit Court Thursday.

Hawaiian Airlines celebrates launch of all-cargo service

Hawaiian Airlines on Monday celebrated the launch of all-cargo service between Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Lihue Airport and Hilo International Airport by transporting construction and household supplies to support disaster relief projects in Hanalei on Kauai and Puna on the Island of Hawaii.

Council approves disaster fund request

The Kauai County Council approved a request from the county Finance Department Wednesday to apply for, receive and expend Federal Emergency Management Agency funding relating to April’s historic flooding.

Carvalho finishes 3rd, still positive

It was just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday and the second round of returns had just come in. Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., running for lieutenant governor, was in third place, but he was still holding out hope.