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Hale Kipa building serves Westside

For more than 48 years, Hale Kipa has been the “House of Friendliness” to thousands of Hawaii’s homeless youth who needed a place to stay and someone to talk to while they worked out problems.

Fewer schools prohibiting cell phone use

Cellphones are banned in most U.S. schools, but new data shows them steadily gaining acceptance as administrators bow to parents’ wishes to keep tabs on their kids and teachers find ways to work them into lessons.

BedMart donates 101 mattresses to nonprofit groups

A new mattress store on Kauai is helping people in need by donating mattresses to local nonprofit organizations. BedMart donated 101 Tempur-Pedic mattresses to three Lihue organizations. The mattress company celebrated the grand opening Friday of its 5,000-square-foot retail store in the Hokulei Village Shopping Center in Puhi by giving back to community groups.

Talk Story with Bill Bryner

Kauai swing trombonist Bill Bryner has been playing music for more than eight decades. During that time he has been a student, teacher, cavalry rider, radio operator, weather observer, engineer, computer programmer and an inspiration to all.

Students think beyond school

Kauai high school students are preparing for bright futures, and many of them are looking to careers in Hawaii’s largest industries, hospitality and tourism.

The Home Show must go on

After learning this year’s Contractors Association of Kauai Home Show was canceled, John Smith reserved a replacement venue and paid all costs to continue the annual event for its 26th year.