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.

Verde closes in Kapaa

Kapaa Town is down a taco joint after Verde Kapaa decided not to renew its lease in the Kapaa Shopping Center and closed Saturday.

Kauai a leader in hotel report

Hawaii hotels statewide reported no growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), modest growth in average daily rate (ADR) and decreased occupancy in October.

Big Island Dairy closing

Those concerned about opening a dairy in the Mahaulepu valley started celebrating Tuesday after Big Island Dairy owners announced they’ll be shutting down operations on Hawaii Island.

Esaki’s Produce disputes health warning

Contrary to the recommendations by health officials, Earl Kashiwagi of Esaki’s Produce said the romaine lettuce being brought in by the biggest produce wholesaler on the island is pretty safe to eat.