Time to end the convoys, open the road

Dear Mayor Carvalho, The convoys between Waikoko and Wainiha on the North Shore have gone from an initial necessity to an ongoing, unnecessary headache for those living in Haena and Wainiha. This is an avoidable situation and a waste of taxpayer money to man the convoys.

Obituaries for Sunday, July 22, 2018

• Catherine ‘Potot’ Fernandez • Robert Sueo Higashi Sr. • Vincent Paul Alvarez • Misao Nakamura • Kaipo Puluke Alekanekelo Yoshio Kaiama Kali • Richard Scott ‘Dick’ Burriss

Births for Sunday, July 22, 2018

• ‘Aukai Lafoi‘aataoatumaugaimoana Cabral • Branson Oihana Leimana Kanahele-Constantino • Rize Williamkamana‘okekai Papagayo • Rhyese Whisper Kamakanamakamaemaikalani Badua

Talk Story: Matt Bernabe

When Matt Bernabe was in his third year of nursing school at Kauai Community College, he lost his leg in a street bike accident.

Da Shadow: Abandoned vehicles

How many contracts does the county have for the towing of abandoned or derelict vehicles? How many tow trucks are available to handle these vehicles and how are vehicles scheduled for pick-up/disposal?

RIMPAC sinks 2nd ship off Kauai

The second ship-sinking exercise of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise was completed Thursday, after live fire from a ship and an aircraft participating in the exercise sank the decommissioned frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) in waters 15,000 feet deep, 55 nautical miles north of Kauai.