Kawakami leading in campaign contributions

Derek Kawakami, Kauai Council councilman and mayoral candidate, reported contributions of $204,071 to his campaign, the most of those seeking the highest office on Kauai.

A life saved, a happy ending

Dee Wood and Sheila Dotson were doing what many people do on vacation on Kauai — enjoying Anini Beach. But they were called on to do a bit more than go snorkeling and soak in the sunshine on a sunny day this week. “We were on the beach and noticed a woman in the water about 100 yards from shore who was alone and started screaming for help,” wrote Wood.

Best of Kauai Ballots

Look in today’s paper to vote for Best of Kauai 2018 Ballots run July 1 – July 14