Hawaii delegation briefed on false alert

U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono and staff of U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa were briefed by federal and state agencies on the false emergency alert that went out across the state Saturday.

Mayor candidates state cases

The Kauai Board of Realtors’ annual trade show attracted more than 100 Realtors, nearly 40 exhibitors, and the county’s three mayoral candidates.

Council OKs tax hike

On Wednesday, the county council approved Bill 2670 to establish a general excise and use tax surcharge.