Change in Kilauea market location, time

Change is coming to one of the county’s Sunshine Markets starting Thursday. “This is not because of the rain,” said Risa Clemmons, sunshine market monitor. “We’re just moving the location of the Kilauea market to the new Agricultural Park up the road from the Christian school. This Thursday is going to be the first time we’ll be at the new location. It’s really beautiful.”

Campaign seeks help to stamp out Avian malaria

To help battle the spread of avian malaria in the native forest birds of the Garden Island, the Kauai Forest Bird Recovery Project launched a crowdfunding campaign. They are seeking to raise$50,000 to support field teams that monitor the bizds, and seek out and eradicate local mosquito populations.

What just happened? NCAA madness reaches new heights

You know how each year you say to yourself, “I’ll remember to include more upsets in my March Madness bracket next year” because the chalk always lets you down? Hopefully, the 2018 version of you took that 2017 version’s advice because this tournament has been nuts from the get go.

Extraordinary vitamin not exactly a vitamin!

The most beneficial vitamin for our health is called the “sunshine vitamin.” I can not even tell all of its benefits in one article! That’s why we have hundreds of books about Vitamin D, which is a fat-soluble vitamin that regulates calcium homeostasis, is vital for bone health, and much more.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Teresa Caires of Girl Scout Troop 823 said this is the final weekend the girls will be out for market sales for this year’s batch of Girl Scout cookies. She was out over the weekend (who has the six-hour shiftending at 9 p.m. at Safeway Hokulei Village this Saturday?).

Committee OKs tobacco tax increase

The House Health & Human Services committee on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 2843 SD1 with amendments to increase the annual license fee for tobacco wholesalers and dealers from $2.50 peryear to $500 per year.

Monday is Prince Kuhio Day

Monday, March 26 is Prince Kuhio Day, a state holiday in Hawaii, marked with celebrations and festivities honoring Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Pi‘ikoi.

The direct democracy option

Not sure if others were as surprised as I was to see the 5 to 2 vote in support of moving forward a measure that if passed by voters would allow councilmembers to serve an unlimited amount of terms.