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Thanks, Jane, for all the advice over the years

Jane Riley has been writing a column for The Garden Island since before I arrived here five years ago. She has been, simply put, a wealth of wisdom. This woman knows her stuff. She is sharp, bright and energetic.

Highway lane closed during bridge inspection

The Hawaii Department of Transportation said it will be closing the Lihue-bound lane of Kaumualii Highway at the Eleele Pedestrian Bridge this afternoon to perform an inspection of the structure.

Eleele Pedestrian Bridge repaired, highway open

The Eleele Pedestrian Bridge over Kaumualii Highway is closed until further notice due to damage from a vehicle hitting the structure, according to the Hawaii Department of Transportation.

Fun at the casting call

When friends Therese Deal and Mary Balcom read about the casting call for the movie “Jungle Cruise,” slated to be filmed on Kauai, they thought, “Why not?”