Teachers rally for funding

About 40 teachers from Elsie Wilcox Elementary School were joined by about 10 students and one mother in holding signs on Hardy Street Tuesday morning.

Caught by surprise

Some Hawaii candidates were taken by surprise recently when they received fines for not reporting the cost of advertisements to the Campaign Spending Commission within 24 hours of the contracted purchase.

Coco Palms hearing deferred

A hearing to determine probable cause of violations regarding permitting conditions of the Coco Palms development was deferred Tuesday at the Planning Commission meeting.

Mock council, real issues

Residents got a taste of what the new county council might look like after the Nov. 6 general election at a mock county council Monday night at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.

Teachers’ union stands behind amendment

In November’s general election, voters will consider a constitutional amendment that would give the Legislature the authority to establish a surcharge on investment real property to support public education.

Kauai Chamber opposes tax amendment

Hawaii Island property owners could end up paying an extra $75 million annually if a constitutional amendment passes that would allow the state to carve off a piece of county property taxes for public education.

Mayor questions PAC contributions

Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. held a press conference Tuesday afternoon at the State Capitol to address the influx of millions of dollars in super PAC money pumped into the race for lieutenant governor.