Be sure to vote – and know what candidates stand for

The clock ticks on the most consequential county election Kauai has ever staged. The primary is Saturday. Regular registration ends this afternoon at 4 p.m., but you can register at your assigned polling place and still vote between when the polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.

Candidates need to offer specific solutions

Having read the ideas put forth by the council candidates in the recent Garden Isle newspaper article, I was struck with the lack of real, detailed solutions that were put forth by any of thecandidates.

Koloa plantation era ‘Landmarks in Time’

Places and people from the past often survive through personal memory, sites, objects, community effort or by pure chance, all of which remind one of the importance of history as the foundation of our daily lives.

The voter non-voter conundrum

I often find myself wondering how I can get the attention of the non-voter. Should I yell, or beg or attempt to shame them? Should I tell them their vote really does matter even though nothing ever seems to change? Should I tell them that all politicians are not crooked and many do truly care about the future of our community?

Island should accommodate all people

As a repeat guest on your spectacular isle, which I dearly love, I’ve written letters voicing my concerns about the need for improvements in your meeting the needs of the disabled/elderly visitors.