Ishihara passes the baton

Following 80 years of serving the community, the Ishihara family from Ishihara Market, on Kaumualii Highway across from Hofgaard Park in Waimea, will hand ownership to the locally owned Kalama Beach Corp.

KPD holds promotions ceremony

The Kauai Police Department recently held a ceremony in the courtyard of Ka Hale Maka‘i o Kauai, KPD headquarters, to mark the promotions of six officers.

Kauai jobless rate rises

The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations announced on Thursday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Hawaii in June was 2.1 percent, compared to 2.0 percent in May. The jobless rate on Kauai in June was 2.9 percent, up from 2.1 percent in May but the same as the 2.9 percent in June 2017.

Stay informed, avoid rat lungworm

New research from the University of Hawaii at Manoa shows the parasite that causes rat lungworm is on at least five of the six largest islands in Hawaii, including Kauai.

Absentee mail ballots offered to North Shore flood victims

The Office of the County Clerk, Elections Division is reminding voters who reside in the Wainiha-Haena area that Elections Division staff will be at the Hanalei Colony Resort today between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to distribute absentee ballots to area residents who submitted applications by July 6.