Unsealed documents: Soldier obsessed with terrorism videos

A Hawaii-based Army soldier was obsessed with videos depicting terrorism beheadings, suicide bombings and other violence and he watched them in his bedroom for hours every day, a confidential informant told agents who put a tracking device on the soldier’s car during an investigation that led to an indictment charging him with attempting to support the Islamic State group.

Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake off Alaska’s Kodiak Island prompted a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.

State plan empowers pupil learning

With a good plan, every student can succeed in school. The state Department of Education received approval from the U.S. Department of Education of its state plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act. Federal officials shared the authorization of the plan during a call with state DOE leadership Friday morning.

Kalapaki studio combines hip hop, contemporary dance instruction

Dancing is an activity that keeps adults healthy and youths out of trouble. “The island is so small and there’s so much drugs out there that we’d rather have a dance studio for kids to come to be safe,” said Mary Rapacon, mother of one of Kauai’s hippest dance instructors.

Kauai sending 6 teams to state Science Olympiad

Following a week’s delay due to the false missile alert and heavy traffic due to an accident on Kauai Jan. 13, the final standings of the 10th Annual Kauai Regional Science Olympiad were announced after Island School and St. Catherine School were allowed to make up their events this past Saturday.

Invitation for KUW funding opens

Nonprofit organizations that provide human services to the people of Kauai are invited to apply for Kauai United Way funding for the period of July 2018 through June 2019, said Scott Giarman, KUW executive director.

Lawmakers: Ige speech lacks details

Affordable housing, creating quality jobs, education and traffic were top priorities Gov. David Ige spoke of during his State of the State address Monday from the State Capitol in Honolulu.