WAILUA — If you have intentions of helping the Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park with its weekly beach cleanup, this weekend would be an opportune time.
LIHU‘E — For much of the discussion regarding a resolution urging the state to reopen in-person education, county councilmembers went back and forth.
HONOLULU — Friday, the state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted unanimously to fine two Hawai‘i island aquarium fishers $272,000 in civil fines for multiple violations of Hawai‘i Administrative Rules related to an illegal aquarium-fishing incident in Kona in 2020.
LIHU‘E — Jet Tydinko — all seven years of him — exploded Wednesday off the starting block of the first tee on the short course, or putting, phase of class at the Puakea Golf Course.
Regardless of the pandemic, two Kaua‘i High School seniors have finished their capstone projects and now have a product to bring to the Kaua‘i’s food industry: locally-grown microgreens.
Anne Martha Rapozo Caires (1918-1978), the daughter of Antone and Rosalia Rapozo of Kilauea, Kauai, served in the Women’s Air Raid Defense (WARD) on Kauai during World War II.
Chef Rafael Camarillo is back, and Mamahune’s at the Hilton Garden Inn in Wailua is open for take-out (chef Raf said everything is packed to-go, but there are some who enjoy the bar seating at Mamahune’s to grind). Breakfast is from 6 to 10 a.m. for those ono, local-style omelets, pancakes (mochi pancakes are new!), and avocado toast (like the ol’ style?) using Passion Bakery (they do malasadas, too!) bread, all to-go!
MINNEAPOLIS — Barbed wire and concrete barriers surround the courthouse where the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd will soon go on trial, a sign of the deep uneasiness hanging over a city literally set ablaze almost a year ago in the anger over his death.
The “Trump-made-me-do-it” defense is already looking like a longshot.
WASHINGTON — Federal investigators probing the death of a U.S. Capitol Police officer killed in the Jan. 6 riot have zeroed in on a suspect seen on video appearing to spray a chemical substance on the officer before he later collapsed and died, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two days before the assault on the U.S. Capitol, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, a Republican, said supporters of then-President Donald Trump’s claims of election fraud were basically in a “death match with the Democrat Party.”
OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America’s economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday.