NOAA seeks applicants for advisory council

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve is seeking applicants for the conservation alternate, research alternate, commercial fishing primary and Native Hawaiian primary seats on its advisory council.

NOAA ocean workshop

A free ocean-users workshop is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 at King Kaumualii Elementary School, part of a statewide series presented to the public by staff from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Law Enforcement, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, and Fisheries.

SAR steppin’ up their game

Kauai’s rugged terrain and precarious trails can be a challenge for even experienced hikers, and the island’s K-9 Search and Rescue Team is often called into the field when one wrong move ends in disaster.

Jump start on legislative leadership

State Reps. Dee Morikawa and Nadine Nakamura have hit the ground running in leadership positions with the Houseof Representatives, flying to Oahu for meetings the day after the election.