Letter questions dairy plan

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future School of Public Health voiced concerns about the dairy aimed at Kauai’s Mahaulepu Valley in a letter released last week.

Kilauea River salvinia cleanup set

A noxious, fern-like weed is growing along the edges of the Kilauea River, and community members Bob and Pam Warren are hosting a work day on March 3 to help clean it up.

Committees pass ban on pesticide

A statewide ban on chlorpyrifos passed through two Hawaii House committees Thursday, along with measures for stricter restrictions on glyphosate herbicides and public notificationrequirements for pesticide application.

Celebrate Year of the Dog

Kauai Animal Welfare Society is celebrating the Chinese Year of the Dog by giving the community a chance to help out with Kauai’s homeless animals.

Missile lessons learned

Calling the Jan. 13 false missile alert an unfortunate event, Gov. David Ige says the state has been busy building a better emergency warning system.

Overwhelming

While much of the country was diving into football on Sunday, Christy Wong was wading through rising waters to save the more than 170 animals at Kauai Animal Education Center.