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.

Wire woes cause outage

A statewide computer outage Monday prevented Department of Motor Vehicle customers from obtaining driver’s licenses, state of Hawaii identification cards, registrations, renewals and titles.

Vidinha has ideas for change on council

Kekaha resident and retired Army Ranger Harold Vidinha is running for Kauai County Council because he said people discuss problems among themselves, but nothing ever happens to bring forth change.

Remembering Amber Jackson

It’s been eight years since a local pig hunter discovered Amber Jackson’s remains in a remote part of Kealia. Her death was classified as a second-degree murder, but no charges have been filed and no arrests have been made.

Neighbor remembers homicide victim

On Thursday morning, Punee Road was quiet and peaceful. A gentle breeze bringing small white butterflies with it, whispered through coconut trees. Occasionally, neighborhood dogs could be heard barking.

Tupola touts vision for Hawaii

Gubernatorial candidate and member of the Hawaii House of Representatives Andria Tupola visited Kauai this week and spoke at a Kauai GOP luncheon in Kapaa and at a youth gathering in Kalaheo.