HANAPEPE — If the weather cooperates, the historic 1911 Hanapepe bridge on Hanapepe Road over the Hanapepe River should re-open to vehicular traffic by the end of the month, said county Department of Water Engineer Dustin Moises Wednesday during a talk story session hosted by the Hanapepe Economic Alliance to a standing-room-only audience at the Hanapepe Recreation Center.
LIHU‘E — The mayor’s office has ordered the Kaua‘i Fire Department to suspend most — if not all — overtime and nonessential expenditures after discovering, the administration said, that KFD had been forced to make $1.2 million in unplanned retirement payments due to “spiking” of overtime.
LIHU‘E — U.S. legislators are working to get reimbursement for states that have spent money assisting in federal response to the coronavirus outbreak, and though there haven’t been any confirmed cases of the virus, formally known as COVID-19, in Hawai‘i, the state is mentioned in the request.
WAIPAHU — The Kapa‘a High School Warriors’ soccer team is one step closer to capturing back-to-back championships with a 3-1 victory over Makua Lani in the quarterfinals of the Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association Queen’s Medical Center Boys Division II Soccer Championships.
Anaina Hou Community Park is shining light on social issues starting Monday, Feb. 17, at the inaugural Social Awareness Film Festival.
There are lots of guides to the flora and fauna of Hawai‘i. Bird guides. Fish guides. Flower guides. Tree guides. Wildlife guides. Guides of all sorts, really. It seems that the individual guides are the vast majority of what is available, and for the person interested in the broader natural history & nature in general in Hawai‘i, options are limited, with most being out-of-print.