Some call for housing reform

Two residents addressed the Kauai County Council during a public hearing on Wednesday, and dozens sent emails in support of a bill aimed at reforming Kauai’s affordable housing policies.

Fitness and fellowship

The County of Kauai is teaming up with Get Fit Kauai to promote healthy lifestyles for Fitness Week on Rice through Friday, culminating with the Rice Street Block Party on Saturday.

Lynx win Veterans Day Weekend tourney

KAPAA — The hosting Kauai Lynx basketball program flexed its muscles to claim the 5/6th grade girls and the 7/8th grade girls division titles Monday at the conclusion of the Veterans Day Weekend tournament contested at the Bernice Hundley Gym on the Kapaa High School campus.

Call for action, celebration

Although students are improving scholastically in many areas and teenage drug and alcohol abuse continues to decline, a number of mental and physical health concerns plague Kauai’s youth, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Kauai Planning & Action Alliance.

Air 1 retrieves skydivers

Kauai emergency responders used Air 1 to retrieve a pair of tandem skydivers from a Hanapepe field Monday morning, but the reason for the unlikely landing is being disputed by the company.

Military eyes Hawaii

The United States military is working on increasing training by air, land and sea in 2019 and Kauai ison the list for places where training would occur.

Rice Reigns

When the bell rang, Tamara Akau reached down, picked up the 20-pound bag of rice from a large pile, and placed it on another nearby pile.

Get out to learn

How many of the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School students will show up for the Bicycles on Rice?