Warriors advance

LIHUE — The Warriors are back in the big show. Kapaa High School’s varsity football team defeated Kaimuki High School of the Oahu Interscholastic Association in the semifinals of the 2018 First Hawaiian Bank Football Championships–Division II state tournament.

Pact mission: ‘Restore our people’

Native Hawaiian students took a step toward access to private school education when officials from Kamehameha Schools and Island School signed a memorandum of agreement Friday.

Talk Story with Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.

If there’s one thing outgoing Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. wants the community to know as he leaves office, it’s that people have a responsibility to embrace their culture and never forget their roots.

Setting the whales free

Edward Lyman, the Hawaiian Islands Humpback National Marine Sanctuary’s natural resources management specialist from Maui, has helped disentangle more than 100 whales and other marine animals over the past 24 years. He will be describing the difficult and sometimes dangerous task of disentangling 40-ton, often free-swimming whales from life-threatening messes.

Rising to the ‘Challenge’

First, there was a drum roll. Then whoops and shouts. And finally, applause and victory cries when Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach was named the winner of the 2018 Get Fit Kauai 2018 Worksite Wellness Challenge.

Four arrested following Kapaa crash

Ken Posney decided to go on a road trip Friday morning to stretch his legs and rustle up some adventure. He made it to Ono Family Restaurant from his Koloa home and was settling into breakfast when adventure nearly crashed into him — in the form of a high-speed chase that ended in front of the restaurant.

Starwood buys St. Regis

Starwood Capital Group announced Friday that it has acquired the 251-room St. Regis Princeville Resort. Starwood Capital Group’s hotel management company, SH Hotels & Resorts, will operate the hotel effective immediately as Princeville Resort.