Meeting set for Waimea housing project

The Kauai County Housing Agency in partnership with Kauai Habitat for Humanity and ‘Ahe Group will host a public meeting to present the draft Environmental Assessment for the Waimea Huakai Affordable Housing project situated on the 6.5-acre parcel behind the West Kauai Technology & Visitor Center.

Kauai hoopsters show their stuff at EBC camp

Playing basketball on the furthest island in the pacific can pose some challenges. Fortunately with the help of Kauai Lynx’s Coach Clarence Sales and Na Koa Basketball Academy’s Coach Kamahalo Kaʻuhane, Kauai’s youth had an opportunity to get exposure to high level basketball.

Police operation leads to arrests, removal of illegal campsites

The Kauai Police Department’s Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team, along with county park rangers and KPD’s abandoned vehicle coordinator, conducted a multi-day operation in Kapaa last week, which led to multiple arrests, citations, and the removal of illegal campsites.

Cannabis production center OK’d

The Hawaii State Department of Health has issued a Notice to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Cannabis to Hawaiian Ethos, LLC for a production center on Hawaii Island.

County announces holiday closures

In observance of Statehood Day, County of Kaua‘i offices will be closed on Friday, along with all refuse transfer stations as well as the Kapaa and Waimea swimming pools.

Bikes on Rice donating bikes to YWCA

The team that coordinates the monthly Bikes on Rice pau hana bicycle rides has partnered with local bike shop Briggs Bicycles to refurbish and donate several bicycles.

Hawaii Foodbank receives 179,000 pounds

Hawaii Foodbank asked and the community responded in a very generous and positive way. Residents and businesses across Hawaii answered the call for emergency food donations to help feed more than 287,000 local residents.

Deadline nears to seek disaster help

Kauai County and the City and County of Honolulu residents with losses as a result of April’s storms have through Aug. 27 to register for disaster assistance with FEMA.