Electricity fully restored at Atlanta airport

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport announced on its Twitter page minutes after its midnight deadline, “Power has been restored on all concourses. 5,000+ meals are being delivered to passengers. Trains will be operational soon.” The world’s busiest airport lost power earlier in the day, halting all incoming and outgoing flights and leaving thousands stranded.

Flames threaten coastal communities as firefighters mourn

Thousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession rolled past burn-scarred hillsides in honor of one of their colleagues who was killed battling the flames.

Sen. Schumer: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs

Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station, but U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday the Transportation Security Administration should speed up plans to deploy the technology nationally.

Donations lift spirits, Christmas fund

Mack was living alone for a long time until he fell ill. He was in the hospital for months when his son, with whom he never really had a good relationship, took the role of Mack’s caregiver.

Happy Camper for Sunday, December 17, 2017

Miss Garden Isle Teen Isabel Gampon spent her birthday evening helping out at the Kauai Chamber of Commerce fourth quarter general membership meeting at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club.

Obituaries for Sunday, December 17, 2017

• Nelia Nepomuceno Nakazawa • Merly de Vera Cruz • Annette Spenser • John Weston McGill •Merrell Adren Kanani Cardejon • Richard Sasan •Kenichi ‘Stupe’ Shimogawa • Gloria Souza Kaohi • Francisco Rabot Jr. • Florentina Manuel Sadomiano • Don Schoenfeld

Jung-joo apologizes; Do-hyun comes clean

The Sunday weekend drama, “Breezy Love,” ended last week. There was some confusion during the season as episode 12 with casting. The popular drama series “Breezy Love,” aka “Blow Breeze,” had to change out their second female lead character Shinae.

Looking ahead to Healthy Weight Week

The third week of January is annually Healthy Weight Week, a time to commit to eating healthy, exercising, and keeping those resoltions to live a healthier lifestyle.

Princess Ruth Keelikolani and Kauai

Princess Ruth Keelikolani (1826-1883) — in her day the wealthiest woman in all Hawaii — visited Kauai often, typically arriving by inter-island steamer at Nawiliwili Bay, where a rowboat would carry her to the Kalapaki Landing.

Talk story with Stephanie Misaki Whiting

Kauai resident Stephanie Misaki Whiting was inducted into the USA Powerlifting Women’s Hall of Fame. Not bad for someone who only took up weighlifting after joining a strength training class.