Hot cars a year-round safety concern

On hot summer days, the inside of a vehicle can get anywhere from 130 to 170 degrees. Within 30 minutes, the car can start getting hot enough for someone to start suffering from heat stroke.

KPD celebrates 75 years

The Kauai Police Department held a celebration last week to commemorate the department’s 75 years of service.

Coco Palms back on track

In lieu of a trial, a summary judgment hearing ended the Coco Palms property dispute in a Kauai courtroom on Thursday. Circuit Court Chief Judge Randall Valenciano ruled in favor of development company Coco Palms Hui LLC, owned by Chad Waters and Tyler Greene.

‘Crimes’ cries for crowds

No matter where life takes individual family members, family ties can remain strong despite a dysfunctional environment, says Director Nell Foster in describing Women in Theatre’s upcoming production of the play “Crimes of the Heart.”

Testimony shows support for housing plan

The public showed support for a proposed amendment at a Wednesday hearing of the County Council that would earmark 3 percent of real property tax revenue toward affordable housing. Of the 20 registered speakers, only two opposed the proposed measure.

Probation in stabbing

A man who pleaded no contest to one count of reckless endangering in a September stabbing outside a Hanalei restaurant was sentenced to four years probation in Fifth Circuit Court on Thursday.