UH and KCC give teachers a helping hand

Statewide programs and financial aid can help educators love what they teach and teach what they love. The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s College of Education provided application sessions with useful tips for becoming licensed teachers and pursuing graduate or professional development opportunities.

Constitutional convention

The 2018 general election is going to be a special one for our state because we get to vote on whether to have a constitutional convention.

Kauai jobless rate 2 percent

The state of Hawaii’s and Kauai’s unemployment rate in November were both 2 percent, according to the State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations.

Be wary of world of cybergambling

Our state was recently in the news when state Reps. Chris Lee and Sean Quinlan held a press conference in response to the controversy surrounding loot boxes and microtransactions in video games.

The tax administration’s slush fund

Among the state Department of Taxation’s special, revolving and trust funds is one, the Tax Administration Special Fund, which is becoming an all-purpose slush fund for which corrective action is needed.

Timbers Kauai keeps rising

Construction is underway at Kukii Point and along Hokuala’s Ocean Golf Course, just east of Kalapaki Bay, on the Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences.

Visitor arrivals keep rising

The Hawaii Tourism Authority says the number of visitors to the state rose nearly 3 percent in October compared to the year before