Living among albatross

Albatrosses KP 933 and KP 944 were born and raised on neighboring lawns in a sunny Princeville neighborhood fronting the Pacific Ocean, and both fledged in 2005.

Kohola Leo to honor arrival of whales

Kohola Leo is again “Welcoming the Whales” at Kealia Bluff on Saturday in a ceremony that combines music, poetry and stories along the breezy Kealia cliffs overlooking the ocean.

Giving trees, planting seeds

As Hawaii looks at ways to become more self-sufficient in food production, people on Kauai are planting seeds that will feed the community decades down the road.

Let’s play

Anaina Hou Community Park’s new playground is open for business and already popular with local families, according to organizers. And they’re waiting on just a few more details before commemorating the playground with a grand opening ceremony sometime in late January or early February.

Dairy decision closer

Ulupono Initiative representatives said at the end of the 2018 they’re reconsidering the plan for a dairy on Kauai, but that’s about all they’re saying when it comes to the ongoing project of installing a dairy at Mahaulepu.

SUV left behind — in the ocean

A vehicle with shattered windows and no tires was reported Friday on the beach behind Wailua Golf Course and was removed by the county the same day.

Wichman steps down as NTBG director

Chipper Wichman, who has served as a backbone for the National Tropical Botanical Garden for 15 years, is turning over the position of chief executive officer and director to someone else.

Kahiliholo Road work on schedule

Recent rains didn’t damage or delay the rebuilding project on Kahiliholo Road and the project is on schedule, according to county officials.

13 pigs, zero people

State officials are gearing up to extend trial pig hunting on Nounou Mountain (Sleeping Giant) after a six-month trial hunt yielded 13 harvests, and more archers are signing up.