Prevent a super-colony invasion

LIHUE — To keep little fire ants from gaining a foothold on Kauai, experts are taking a page from the insects’ book and are calling for the community to work together.

Mayor accepts Final EIS for new landfill

Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. on Wednesday accepted the County of Kauai Department of Public Works Final Environmental Impact Statement for the new municipal solid waste landfill to be located on Ma‘alo Road in Lihue.

Emalani Festival on Saturday

The 30th annual Emalani Festival Kauai, Eo e Emalani i Alakai, is set for Saturday at the Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Kokee State Park.

Retrial sought in theft case

A man recently found guilty of theft charges could soon be facing a new jury due to alleged prejudiced statements made in the jury room during deliberations.

Refuge proving priceless

Wednesday was the first time Mandy White and John Tram had ever toured a lighthouse. It’s the sixth year of volunteering for Kauai local Louise Barnfield, and she was more than happy to show the Canadian couple the ropes — along with a group of about eight other visitors touring the Daniel K. Inouye Kilauea Point Lighthouse.

Man gets 35 years for assaults

A man who sexually assaulted two women and a female child in December was sentenced to 35 years in prison in Fifth Circuit Court Wednesday.

Dismissal sought in murder case

The attorney for the man accused in the slaying of his elderly landlord asked the Fifth Circuit Court Tuesday to dismiss the case on grounds that she has not yet received all of the evidence against her client.