Kaua‘i residents reflect, consider reopening to transpacific travel

  • Contributed by Margaret Cadiente Hammond

    Sister Candice Hernandez with big sister Margaret Cadiente Hammond and baby Nola Mireya Hernandez

  • Contributed by Melina Obar

    At home, is Melina Obar with her daughter Miya Piano on their free time.

  • Stephanie Shinno / The Garden Island

    Kimberly Busch-French, owner of Kauai Art & Frame in Hanamaulu smiles in front of her sign.

  • Stephanie Shinno / The Garden Island

    Mike Odo and Kawika Jamieson hold up their instruments in front of the Kuhio Hwy.

LIHU‘E – Since Mayor Derek Kawakami signed the first emergency proclamation relating to COVID-19 on March 4, life has been different for business owners and residents on Kaua‘i.