Summer solstice once again marked the longest daylight shine of the year as June hurried toward July, and summer has truly bloomed. The thunderous rains behind us (the volcanic eruptions continuing on our “little sister” island), and the heat turned up, the following proverb stands: “Winter’s thunder makes summer’s wonder.”
I want to be clear about two things. First, I’m a smitten cat person and have been since about 1980 when the first one of these conniving, deliberative creatures plotted to find her way into my heart.
There was no shortage of heroes in the aftermath of the storm that dumped a record-breaking four feet of rain on Hanalei in April. The people on the North Shore are a rugged breed, and the spirit of being there for each other is the norm. Call it “the Aloha Spirit.” But this, which many are calling “the storm of the century,” brought out the best of that spirit, as many Hanaleians went above and beyond the call to help others.
There is something about an election year that brings out the best in “sitting politicians” running for re-election.
Most of us will agree that affordable housing is one of the toughest challenges facing Kauai.
Gov. David Ige’s leadership, core values and resolve under pressure was clearly demonstrated by his recent signing into law SB3095.
The Kealia Mauka subdivision would include 230 empty lots for sale, from 5,600 to 7,300 feet square, on 53 acres on Kealia Road past the post office. If approved, agriculture land would be up-zoned to urban. The lots would be purchased by individuals or in multiples by contractors.