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Professor to speak on Shinran

The Rev. Dr. Jeff Wilson, professor of Buddhist studies in the Department of Religion at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be presenting a lecture on Shinran, the 13th-century founder of the Hongwanji Buddhist tradition, on May 31 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kapaa Hongwanji Mission.

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.

Man critical after Kalihiwai crash

A 36-year-old Kilauea man is in critical condition at Wilcox Medical Center after he plunged the car he was driving into Kalihiwai Bay early Tuesday morning.

Road collapses near Kilauea

Kaliholo Road in Kilauea has collapsed after being damaged by Kauai’s April floods, and has created a dam, blocking the waterfall along Kuhio Highway, just before the Kalihiwai River.

A winning business

A local family business will be getting a push thanks to the Catch a Wave Business Competition sponsored by Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay on May 18. A panel of expert judges selected Hoa Kai as the first-place winner of the Kauai-style “Shark Tank” entrepreneurial competition.

Ewaste collected in Kilauea soon

The County of Kauai Recycling Office announced a free electronic waste recycling event for residents and businesses set for Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Anaina Hou Community Park behind Kauai Mini Golf in Kilauea.