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.
Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers of his Intent to Veto list, which includes 11 measures. It didn’t take long for the concerns and criticisms to begin, with threats of an override session quickly taking shape.
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.