Mayor-elect begins transition

Mayor-Elect Derek Kawakami has begun the transition process to assume leadership of county government on Dec. 3.

Cowden’s comeback

Felicia Cowden’s campaign party was over by the time she found out she snagged the last seat on the Kauai County Council.

Titans finish 2-1 in Hanapepe sun

The Kekaha Titans Junior Varsity team kept its winning streak going Sunday when it shut down the Hanapepe Colts JV team, 16-0, to wrap up a day of four matches in the shadow of the first Hanapepe’s biggest little carnival at Hanapepe Stadium.

Rapozo falls short

LIHUE — The atmosphere at Council Chair Mel Rapozo’s campaign headquarters was festive Tuesday night. People weretalking, smiling, enjoying dinner, listening to music, and hoping their candidate for mayor of Kauai would pull off an upset.

Mayor signs fifth emergency proclamation

Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho Jr. has signed a fifth supplementary emergency proclamation on Monday, Nov. 5, for the County of Kauai, extending the emergency relief period for damages sustained during the April flood.

Search suspended

The search for a Lihue fisherman reported missing Saturday was suspended Monday afternoon following a three-day, multi-agency effort.