Kyle and Jenny Serquinia were taking advantage of a relatively empty Kalapaki Beach on recently, venturing up from their Poipu hotel to check out some of the rest of The Garden Island while they’re on Kauai for a week.
Kauai should be bracing for more rain, but forecasters with the National Weather Service say Tropical Storm Olivia is tracking more toward Hawaii Island and Oahu.
Jacksen Crater Olson is a rambunctious 1-year-old. Actually, he hasn’t quite reached his first birthday — that happens Sept. 20. But the Kauai keiki has already mastered cruising around the playground at a Princeville park. And he’s bounced back from retinoblastoma, a rare cancer that took his left eye in June.
Students at Kawaikini New Century Charter School have a batch of essential oils they can sell this year, thanks to a Hawaii Youth Sustainability Challenge mini-grant they secured in 2017. That grant allows students to develop a business creating organic, earth-friendly essential oils from native plants and put them up for sale.
The yellow barriers floating in Hanalei Bay are part of the ongoing Weke Road rebuilding project, which is aiming to fix the road and shoreline near Black Pot Beach Park after April floods and then lingering rains from Hurricane Lane damaged the area.