Road to recovery

Gov. David Ige spent Thursday morning learning about the impacts of April’s flooding on the North Shore.

Mayor continues TVR ban

Mayor Bernard Carvalho has extended a ban on the operation of transient vacation rental properties in the Wainiha-Haena area for 60 days beyond its scheduled expiration, which had been set as Wednesday, the mayor’s office announced.

Council passes budgets

The county’s operating budget and capital improvement projects budget were approved by the Kauai County Council during a committee meeting Tuesday, and a bill offering a real property tax exemption to home owners who install automatic fire suppression systems was moved to the full council.

Money awarded for Kauai

Kauai received more than $85.3 million Capital Improvement Project funding for fiscal year 2019 from bills in the 2018 legislative session.

Kekaha woman joins county council race

For over 40 years, Shirley-Simbre-Medeiros has called Kekaha home, but in that time, she said she has seen little change in some of the problems on the Westside, which is why she’s running forKauai County Council.

Hirono assesses storm damage

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono joined Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr., soldiers from the Hawaii National Guard, and emergency management officials to assess storm damage on Kauai’s North Shore and discuss ways the federal government can assist community residents as they work to recover from the storm.