OUR VIEW: A look back at 2021 on Kaua‘i

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    A floral tribute graces the Alakoko fish pond overlook Wednesday morning.

  • Photo courtesy County of Kauai

    State DOT personnel clear landslide debris Saturday off Kuhio Highway, just south of the Hanalei Bridge.

  • Courtesy of state Department of Transportation

    This Thursday photo shows a landslide crossing Kuhio Highway above the Hanalei Bridge. At top left is a hole purported to be a portion of an irrigation tunnel that may have been a contributing factor to the slide.

As the year winds down to a close, The Garden Island staff looked back on some of the defining moments of the last year on Kaua‘i.