Kaua‘i ditching foam boxes, prepping for new law

  • Laurel Smith / The Garden Island

    One of the few remaining foam clamshells from a Lihu‘e lunch spot.

  • Scott Yunker / The Garden Island

    From left: Camila Lagazo and Elena Camat show off new cardboard containers at Oki’s Box Lunch in Kukui Grove.

LIHU‘E — Island eateries will no longer serve food in polystyrene containers beginning Jan. 1, when a county ordinance passed in 2020 finally takes effect.