County eyes new rules for bus stops

Kauai County is looking to adopt new rules for county bus stops. The proposed rules state that county bus stops will be closed for use between the hours of midnight and 4 a.m.; that alcohol, drugs and cigarettes, including e-cigs, will be prohibited at county bus stops; that no structures will be erected within the bus stop or adjacent to the bus stop; and no person will occupy a bus stop in a way that inhibits full use by the public.

Hit-and-run victim still critical

Through tears, Raymondo Sabay said it was difficult to look at his daughter as she lay in a hospital bed at Queen’s Medical Center in critical condition Friday.

Local woman contests quiet title

Default was granted in a quiet-title case filed by Robinson Family Partners to all parties listed in a legal notice, with the exception of one person, Aletha Kaohi, who was present at Thursday’s proceedings.

Man wounded in shooting

A man was shot and wounded in Hanapepe Thursday night and Kauai police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect.

Testimony continues in Coco Palms saga

Testimony continued Tuesday in the Coco Palms civil trial, with the defendants maintaining direct lineage to Hawaiian royalty and their right to occupy the land. About 35 people watched the trial that was continued to Jan. 18.

Fighting a death sentence

When Charles Rapozo wakes up in the morning, he gets ready for janitorial work and makes his commute to the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. But he doesn’t do much in the way of cleaning. Instead, he spends his day sitting in his truck.

Defendants continue Coco Palms claim

The heated civil trial over 17 acres of land in Wailua where the famed Coco Palms Resort once stood before it was damaged by Hurricane Iniki continued Friday with testimony from Noa Mau-Espirito, one of the two defendants in the matter.

A place for keiki to heal

Theresa Koki, Life’s Choices Kauai coordinator, said in the past 12 years on Kauai, there have been 15 adolescent deaths due to drug addiction and suicide.