Honolulu enka singing sensation Torao Hikariyama will perform on Kauai tonight and Saturday at four different events. The 22-year-old drew thousands at the Hanapepe Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji bon dance in August and at the Ho‘onani Kauai Celebration in February, and returns to do a special performance at the Matsuri Aloha Gala Dinner tonight at Kauai Aqua Beach Resort’s Jasmine Ballroom near Hanamaulu.
Timeshare properties in the Hawaiian Islands reported an average occupancy rate of 91.5 percent (plus 1.6 percentage points) in the second quarter of 2018, according to the Hawaii Timeshare Quarterly Report: April-June 2018, issued Wednesday by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
A Big Island teenager accused of holding a woman against her will and beating and raping her was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Next week, local cancer survivor Uri Martos will join nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states in Washington, D.C., for the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Leadership Summit and Lobby Day.
Despite an eventful hurricane season this year, September and October are a great time to get back into school gardens after summer break. Many schools are already well on their way: planning for the year, re-establishing garden beds, clearing weeds, and starting fall plantings.