Kapaa Elementary is calling all third-graders to Kealia Beach on Thursday to lend a hand in cleaning up the plastic that could make its way into albatross bellies.
While unguarded ocean areas like Queen’s Bath at Princeville are dangerous, the highly populated places on Kauai are deadly as well. Poipu Beach, for instance, has the highest drowning ratio on the island — 41 people drowned there from 1970 to 2012, according to Chuck Blay, who researched the subject.
Twenty more overnight camping permits are becoming available for Kalalau. The first day the peak-season permits will be available is Tuesday.
In the next 10 to 12 years, Kauai is going to need somewhere to put its trash, and officials are looking at 270 acres near Hanamaulu for a new municipal solid waste landfill.
Tahra Kaui and Dave Aguinaldo enrolled in classes at Kauai Community College together in the fall of 2015 and have been working through the college’s Medical Assistant Program.
Small and aloof, the Puaiohi songbirds of Kauai might stand only a few inches high but they have a big impact on their home ecosystem on the island’s Alakai Plateau.
The feds say Hawaii has made strides in strengthening its emergency alert system, but urges more training after the Jan. 13 incoming missile alert that sent Hawaii scurrying for cover