During the past two months we could read reports and even editorials about the high revenues resulting from the increased visitor counts on our island. The predictions call even for more visitors this year and the next. While the visitors spend their money for the benefit of our island we will have some consequences too.
From a policy and politics perspective, the recent TGI story focused on the Kauai County Council’s passage of the Kauai General Plan is an especially interesting read.
In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle. 2018 is an Earth Dog Year. The Dog occupies the 11th position in the Chinese zodiac. It follows the Rooster, precedes the Pig.
Hoaxes, scams and deception are all too common in this world, even on Kauai. You may have heard the saying, “You can’t cheat an honest man.” Like many sayings, though, this is also untrue. Every day, honest people, unknowingly at first, are victims of fraud.