Former KPD officer sentenced

A former Kauai Police Department officer who was convicted of harassment by stalking and the use of a computer in the commission of a separate crime was sentenced to five years of probation and community service in Fifth Circuit Court Thursday.

Deluge swamps North Shore

Hanalei resident Megan Wong said Weke Road was flooding Tuesday and a house was tipping because of the water.

Stream diversion decision delayed

A decision to amend the interim in-stream flow standard for the Waialeale and Waikoko Stream diversions was stalled Tuesday after multiple requests were made for a contested case during a contentious, eight-hour meeting of the State of Hawaii Commission on Water Resources Management.

‘Batten down the hatches’

The first thing you’ll see when you drive north into Hanalei is a boarded-up building, but just down the road at Ching Young Village Shopping Center it’s business as usual.

Red Cross rises to the challenge

After a 12-hour flight from Ohio and a three-hour layover in Honolulu Wednesday, Jan Dayton deboarded the plane at Lihue Airport and headed straight for the Red Cross shelter at Church of the Pacific in Princeville. Despite the long flight, Dayton didn’t waste time getting to work manning her post. It’s not the first time the Red Cross volunteer has flown into danger.

What, me worry?

When many visitors on Kauai heard Hurricane Lane was barreling their way, they decided to stick it out rather than flee for home.