Registration made easy

Sierra Fernandez registered to vote for the first time Thursday. The experience of registering at the drive-through registration booth was super easy, she said. “I literally didn’t even need to stand up,” she said.

New US rule requires broadcasters to report false alerts

The Federal Communications Commission is adopting a new rule to boost the reliability of emergency alerts after Hawaii earlier this year mistakenly sent warnings to cellphones and broadcasters that a ballistic missile was heading for the state.

Maluhia Road to close for cleanup

Maluhia Road from Kaumualii Highway to the Ala Kinoiki (Koloa bypass road) junction will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for a cleanup. This is to allow community groups to conduct the annual cleanup of the road in preparation for Koloa Plantation Days. To participate, call 742-7444.

Kauai Guildas need backpacks

Kauai Guildas is looking for people to adopt students going back to school. The Guildas, an auxiliary helping serve the families of Child and Family Service Kauai, need help equipping students for going back to school.

De Costa seeks council seat

A vision for Kauai’s children to accomplish their dreams on Kauai is why Billy De Costa is running for the Kauai County Council.