Franks to run for council

Concern for many of the issues facing Kauai is why Eleele resident Victoria Franks is running for the Kauai County Council.

Saito announces council run

Roy Saito has called Kauai home for several decades, but over the years, he’s seen a lot of changes on the island, and that’s why he decided to run for County Council.

Road to recovery

Gov. David Ige spent Thursday morning learning about the impacts of April’s flooding on the North Shore.

Mayor continues TVR ban

Mayor Bernard Carvalho has extended a ban on the operation of transient vacation rental properties in the Wainiha-Haena area for 60 days beyond its scheduled expiration, which had been set as Wednesday, the mayor’s office announced.

Council passes budgets

The county’s operating budget and capital improvement projects budget were approved by the Kauai County Council during a committee meeting Tuesday, and a bill offering a real property tax exemption to home owners who install automatic fire suppression systems was moved to the full council.

Money awarded for Kauai

Kauai received more than $85.3 million Capital Improvement Project funding for fiscal year 2019 from bills in the 2018 legislative session.