Da Shadow: Abandoned vehicles

How many contracts does the county have for the towing of abandoned or derelict vehicles? How many tow trucks are available to handle these vehicles and how are vehicles scheduled for pick-up/disposal?

RIMPAC sinks 2nd ship off Kauai

The second ship-sinking exercise of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise was completed Thursday, after live fire from a ship and an aircraft participating in the exercise sank the decommissioned frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) in waters 15,000 feet deep, 55 nautical miles north of Kauai.

Changes at Kanuikapono

The Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission voted unanimously Thursday to reconstitute the Kanuikapono Public Charter School and Learning Center’s Governing Board.

Meeting on convoys, repairs set

The state Department of Transportation will conduct a community meeting Friday, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Camp Naue in Haena to provide an update on Kuhio Highway emergency repairs and the convoy schedule for limited local access to Wainiha and Haena.

Lane closures coming to North Shore

North Shore drivers should allow more time for commuting starting Monday as the Hawaii Department of Transportation has scheduled annual vegetation trimming work that will reduce traffic to a single lane intermittently between Princeville Shopping Center and the Hanalei Dolphin Restaurant & Fish Market for the week.