KPD recruit commencement postponed

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Maria Esaki of the Kaua‘i Police Department’s latest recruit class, center, stands with lei presented by Robert Christensen, right, and Storm Po‘omaihealani, left, of the county prosecuting attorney’s office.

LIHU‘E — Thursday morning outside the Kaua‘i Police Department headquarters was clear, with no signs of rain in sight, and the winds whispering through the empty rows in the parking lot.