Shioi gets top CAK honor

Conrad Murashige and Shioi Construction were named the Tetsuro “Rosy” Maeda Member of the Year by the Contractors Association of Kauai during the CAK’s 61st annual year-end meeting held late last month at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club.

Hawaii pointing the way

Hawaii Green Growth, a public-private partnership committed to achieving economic, social and environmental goals, formally accepted the United Nation’s invitation to become a Local 2030 Hub at its annual partnership retreat Friday.

The county strikes back

In this state, if you have a beef with the tax collector you can’t just go suing in any old court. We have a special court called the Tax Appeal Court that hears disputes about state taxes and county taxes.

Walker Warner Architects honored

The American Institute of Architects Honolulu chapter announced the 60th annual Design Awards from the best of 44 recently completed and unbuilt architectural projects, at the 2018 Design Symposium at Bishop Museum. On Kauai, the Kalihiwai Pavilion on the North Shore by Walker Warner Architects received an Award of Merit.

Shopping small

Keola Agader-Ching is a fourth-grader at the Eleele School trying to raise funds for a class trip to the Big Island.

Clean cosmetics

Wilcox Elementary kindergarten teacher Mia Belluche has been on a lifelong mission searching for natural beauty and organic skincare products.

Thankful to be open

“I wanted pumpkin crunch but that was the first thing that sold out,” said Serena Valdez Thursday at Kauai Bakery in Kukui Grove Center. “I had to settle for pumpkin custard pie. I guess the next time I’ll order early.”

HTA publishes annual report

The Hawaii Tourism Authority announced the publishing of the 2017 Annual Visitor Research Report, the most comprehensive collection of research and analysis about the performance, characteristics and visitor profiles of Hawaii’s tourism industry in 2017.

Let’s find a deal

Kauai’s retailers are ready for what is expected to be the busiest shopping weekend of the year. And, boy, the deals are out there.