Great catch

What a day on Kauai waters! A day that one Goodfellow Bros. Inc. crew will never forget. The Kauai region crew set sail to do a little team-building and celebrate all the work accomplished to-date this busy season. They didn’t anticipate their biggest team challenge, reeling in a mammoth marlin, would be right around the corner.

Far out! Take a psychedelic journey

Michael Pollan, author of the enormously popular “Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “In Defense of Food,” has taken a surprise turn from what we readers have known of his usual topics and ventured into a very controversial subject matter: psychedelics, and their use in modern medicine and psychotherapy.

DOW sets meeting on Hanapepe system

The county Department of Water is hosting an informational meeting for the upcoming reorganization and improvements construction project for the Hanapepe-Eleele Water System on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Hanapepe Recreation Center.

Law proposed to improve missile alerts

Earlier this week, U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and John Thune, R-South Dakota, introduced the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act of 2018.

Mahalo to the mayor

If there was one sentiment echoed by the crowd Tuesday during Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.’s last Chamber of Commerce luncheon, that sentiment was “mahalo.”

Father-son motorcycle ride turns tragic

A father and son motorcycle ride turned tragic Monday evening after a reported hit-and-run left a 61-year-old man for dead on the side of Highway 11 in South Kona. It was the third fatal crash on Hawaii County roads within 24 hours.