LIHU‘E — As governments figure out how to open without overwhelming the health care system, for Hawai‘i, it’s about finding a balance between reopening to a mass amount of travelers and keeping residents safe.
LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i residents are statistically more likely to be experiencing a high level of financial stress than other state residents, according to a study from the Bank of Hawai‘i Foundation released this month.
No big gatherings is the message officials encouraged for the Fourth of July as Hawai‘i records more new COVID-19 cases…great time of do those quiet neighborhood walks (Brian Atendido found a pueo, but had no camera, and what new safe beach did Sabrina Bodon find? John Feagans is still trying to get back from Japan — his new re-scheduled date is now in August!).
A little known bill is currently making its way through our County Council: A bill that will exempt developers from the need to build affordable housing for an entire decade: Bill 2774. As we prepare for the upcoming County Council elections, this affordable housing 10 year exemption is being proposed by Council Chair, Arryl Kaneshiro and KipuKai Kuali`i.
“This song is so, so timely of what is happening in America. I wrote this song in that was sung by 350 young people known as the Continental Singers, directed by Cam Flora at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium on July 4, 1976 — America’s 200th Birthday. I hope you like it.”
• William Manantan • Remigio Lagrimas Dela Cruz • Lourdes “Lori” Veronica Maglinti Alisna • Gustavo Alfredo Albuja Orellana Sr. • Ludovico Corpus Bautista • Nathan Nalei Naumu • Barbara Vail Wilkes • Gladys S. Hashimoto • Douglas Tirso Cruz Aviguetero • Bradyn Ken Hoff
Kenzo Urabe (1898-1971), the founder and proprietor, along with his wife, Shizue Urabe (1903-1959), of Urabe Store – a Kapaa landmark on Ulu St. for many decades until it closed in the mid-1990s – was born in Japan and immigrated to Kauai with his parents, Katsutaro and Chika Urabe, in 1899.
The Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club and President Barbara Green awarded four, $1,000 awards, including a special award to the University of Hawai‘i Foundation to assist a student wishing to return to school during the COVID-19 medical crisis.
The County of Kaua‘i is updating its multi-hazard mitigation and resiliency plan, and is asking for public input into the process.