All the right moves

Chess, for most people, is likely seen as a quiet, boring, maddening game of strategy that involves moving pieces slowly around a checkered board.

Kauai flush with films

Officials statewide are predicting an excess of $400 million in Hawaii revenues for film and television production, and Kauai’s film commissioner said The Garden Island is doing its part.

Shearwaters in the skies

Lights will go on this week for Friday night football on Kauai, marking the season’s first football game within the endangered Newell’s shearwater fledgling season.

Way beneath the waves

Scientists are searching for the underwater secrets of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, hoping to discover new life and build on previous explorations.

Menehune claim round one

KAPAA — The Kapaa High School girls volleyball team was leading 15-12 in the first set over Waimea High School Saturday night during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation matches at Bernice Hundley Gym.

Controversial sister city?

Last Monday, Sara Duterte, the mayor of Davao, a city on Mindanao Island in the Philippines, was on Kauai signing a sister-city partnership with Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.

Happy Camper for Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence Toyofuku practiced writing her name so she could get a library card, said Isobel Storch, Florence’s grandma and president of the Friends of the Kapaa Public Library, which hosted its once-a-year used book sale Saturday.

Davis, defense lead Kapaa to win

Kapaa quarterback Kahanu Davis ran for two touchdowns and passed for one Friday night to lead the Warriors to a 38-0 shutout over Waimea High School.

A mountain, mud and madness

Jon Barretto did not just finish first in the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run 5k on Saturday. He finished with style. The Lihue man dove headfirst across the finish line, rose to his knees, looked up, closed his eyes and let out a loud yell. Victory, and one heckuva mess, was his.