Remembering beloved pets during the holidays

Kids dressed in fur—is what I, and many other animal lovers call our much-loved pets. They jump for joy to greet us when we enter the door. They snuggle with us, play with us, and give unconditional affection to us. Dogs protect us and our homes—cats not so much.

Speak up by Monday on smart growth for Kapaa

The public has until 5 p.m. on Monday to provide testimony to the State Land Use Commission on the up-zoning of 97 acres of agricultural lands, next to Kapaa Middle School, to an urban center zoning designation to accommodate the building of 769 new residential units called Hokua Place.

Mahalo to the BLNR and The Garden Island

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, was a historic day for Kauai. As reported by TGI on Dec. 15, the Board of Land and Natural Resources approved renewal of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s revocable permit (RP) to divert water from Wai‘ale‘ale and Waikoko streams.

New research: Link between Agent Orange, hypertension

New research conducted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has concluded that “sufficient evidence” exists linking hypertension and related illnesses in veterans to Agent Orange and other defoliants used in Vietnam, Thailand and South Korea in the 1960s and 1970s.