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Black and White Ball is Saturday

The Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay is holding the 2019 Black and White Ball at the Anaina Hou Community Park in the Porter Pavilion in Kilauea from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officials express grief

“We are all shaken by this senseless act of violence. All of Hawaii hurts when our ohana gets hurt. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families, and all who serve our country at the shipyard. We send our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.” — Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami

Festival of Lights ready to roll

The Festival of Lights, featuring the Kauai Chorale and a countdown to lighting with Santa, opens Friday starting at 6 p.m. at the Historic County Building.

Keiki facing difficult Christmas

The Garden Island/Zonta Club of Kauai Christmas Fund drive is underway. This holiday season, more than 700 requests for help through social-service agencies have come in from families and individuals, including children.

‘Bold action’ targets teacher pay

A proposal by the state Department of Education aims to address Hawaii’s teacher shortage by increasing pay for classroom teachers in areas that faced the most severe shortages: special education, Hawaiian language immersion programs and geographically hard-to-staff areas.

It’s showtime!

Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys’ basketball coordinator Keli‘i Morgado has a vision for the second Garden Island Invitational Tournament that tips off today at 5 p.m.

Profs make impeachment case; Democrats say they’re all in

Three leading legal scholars testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s attempts to have Ukraine investigate Democratic rivals are grounds for impeachment, bolstering the Democrats’ case as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made sure they’re prepared for that momentous next step.

Chanel celebrates its artisans in glimmering Paris show

Chanel brought its itinerant off-season fashion show the “arts and crafts,” with its swath of VIPs including Penelope Cruz and Marion Cotillard, back to home ground in Paris on Wednesday to mark its first collection since Karl Lagerfeld died earlier this year.

Iran leader calls for ‘Islamic mercy’ after bloody crackdown

Iran’s supreme leader called Wednesday for those detained in recent gasoline price protests to be treated with “Islamic mercy” even after authorities acknowledged government forces shot and killed demonstrators nationwide in unrest that reportedly killed over 200 people.