Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $1 million

In response to severe flooding on Kauai, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg have pledged to donate $1 million to organizations working tirelessly to assist the community’s storm relief efforts as well long-term recovery.

New karate school opening

Adrian Labrador said he uses the discipline (in karate) to help with his life. “My wife passed about a year-and-a-half ago,” Labrador said. “I use the martial arts discipline to help overcome my sorrow and grief.”

National Day of Prayer celebration May 3

A broad diversity of prayers, songs and chants from many different religious and spiritual traditions on Kauai will ring out from the Moikeha Building rotunda to celebrate the theme of “Pray for America — Unity,” at the annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, from 9 to 11 a.m.

1 more in mayoral race

Lenny Rapozo, director of the county Department of Parks and Recreation, has officially filed his papers for the upcoming mayoral race.

Wainiha digs out

The devastation is all around in hard-hit Wainiha, but so is hope. On a riverbank just before the one lane bridge to Haena, a long line of boats waited their turn to drop off their loads Tuesday.

Ige orders tax relief

Gov. David Ige has directed the state Department of Taxation to provide relief for Kauai residents affected by the devastating floods and landslides.