Lehua Island goes to the dogs

Two Border Terriers spent most of last week crisscrossing the rugged, hot, wind-swept terrain of tiny Lehua Island. Lehua is a State Seabird Sanctuary and the site of an intensive restoration project over the past nine months to protect seabirds by removing invasive rats.

Absentee voting for North Shore

The Office of the County Clerk, Elections Division is initiating enhanced absentee mail voting services for registered voters of the North Shore directly impacted by the April flooding.

Obituaries for Sunday, June 17, 2018

• Richard Medeiros • Pablito ‘Lino’ T. Arellano • Lloyd ‘Porky’ Silva • Peter ‘P.K.’ Kawanana Kali Jr. • Christino Agotip Navarro • Mary Ann Requilman • Victor Allasot Bigno Sr.

Births for Sunday, June 17, 2018

• Kyhiarah Naleea Kilinaheokalani Kaliloa Ragudo • Chaistyn James Keonikani O Nohili Joseph Wisneski • Briar Montgomery Kawai‘olu Nicholson • Xyren-Makoa Keali‘i Kane Macadangdang • Ilikea Kahana Kamakea • Kaydence Marie Yamamoto • Hali‘a Kimiko Ku‘u‘anelahiwahiwamaikalani Santiago • Roczen Brad Uhane Rapozo

Kauai school, students honored

Hawaii’s top high schools and the finest scholar athletes from across the state were honored recently at the 2018 HMSA Kaimana Awards and Scholarship Program luncheon at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Meeting on streams Thursday

The state Commission on Water Resource Management will hold a public fact-gathering meeting Thursday to receive testimony and information to be compiled as part of an Instream Flow Standard Assessment Report.

Kapaa man airlifted from Ho‘op‘i Falls

Firefighters responded to a man needing assistance at Ho‘opi‘i Falls in Kapahi Thursday afternoon. Personnel from the Kaiakea fire station were dispatched to the falls about 12:30 p.m., where a 36-year-old Kapaa man had reportedly fallen out of a tree, about 35 feet above the stream bank, and onto the rocks below.

Bus passes to be available at stores

Starting on Thursday, June 21, Times Supermarkets will be selling monthly Kauai Bus passes at its Big Save and Times Supermarkets islandwide. Monthly Kauai Bus passes will continue to be available for sale at Menehune Food Mart locations in Kilauea, Kapahi and Kekaha.