KIF swimmers make waves

A smaller field of Kauai Interscholastic Federation pushed four KIF record-paced swims and picked up 12 state qualifying swims, Saturday at the KIF qualifying swim meet hosted by Island School at the YMCA pool.

Missile scare far more than an ‘unfortunate error’

Saturday’s missile scare has been described as an epic failure. It was. It has been called inexcusable. It was. It has been referred to as something that caused panic. It did. And it has been said those responsible must be held accountable. They must.

Here’s what to do if missiles are inbound

Coralie Chun Matayoshi, CEO of the American Red Cross in Hawaii, said Saturday’s false missile alert serves as a reminder of the possibility of a ballistic missile attack on Hawaii.

Welcome the whales at Kealia Saturday

A welcome the whales celebration is set for 4 p.m. Saturday at Kealia bluff overlook. There will be music, poems and stories, and whales have been known to make an appearance, too.

Collection drive to benefit Kumu’s Cupboard

As part of the Corporation for National and Community Service special initiative for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, senior corps members of Kauai Retired Senior Volunteer Program and the RSVP Advisory Council are leading a collection drive to benefit Kumu’s Cupboard, a store in Kukui Grove Center where Kauai educators can shop for free.

Kapaa, Waimea control 2nd week of KIF wrestling

Kapaa controlled the girls arena, racking up three of four matches, and Waimea controlled the boys arena with two of four matches Saturday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation wrestling match held at the Kapaa High School campus.

Film ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ shows Sunday

A free showing of the Academy Award-nominated film, “I Am Not Your Negro,” will be shown at the Lihue Neighborhood Center on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., courtesy of the Kauai Alliance for Peace and Social Justice.