A parade of faith

Roger Aguda, joined by sons Mark and Reggie, walked in the Jesus Reigns parade Saturday. He was there for one simple reason. “Because I love Jesus,” he said.

‘Overtourism’ on Kauai

Probably for the first time ever — but at least since 2006 — Kauai’s official visitor industry has formally acknowledged that the island has reached its capacity in terms of tourist numbers, and that those numbers must be held to current visitor counts.

A mountain, mud and madness

Jon Barretto did not just finish first in the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run 5k on Saturday. He finished with style. The Lihue man dove headfirst across the finish line, rose to his knees, looked up, closed his eyes and let out a loud yell. Victory, and one heckuva mess, was his.

Island Soap moves to new location

Island Soap & Candle Works will be moving its Kilauea store across the street after over 20 years at its current location. The new store is set to open in a few months.

Better predictions, better plans

For a small island that hosts a safe haven for the world’s tropical plants, some near extinction, predicting climate changes and weather patterns is essential.