Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Kukui Grove Center
LIHU‘E — St. Patrick’s Day just coincided with the final weekend of spring break this year, and Kukui Grove Center sandwiched entertainment events celebrating both occasions.
East Kaua‘i Lions Club help Junior Dragsters
LIHU‘E — A majority of drag racers in the Garden Isle Junior Dragsters program are not old enough to be eligible for a driver’s license.
Hawai‘i congressmembers urge feds to fund forest bird protections
LIHU‘E — Congress members from Hawai‘i are urging the National Park Service (NPS) to commit federal funds toward protecting the state’s critically endangered native forest birds.
County of Kaua‘i sets full-scale search and rescue exercise
LIHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i will hold a full-scale, multi-agency search and rescue exercise this month with a number of participants, including the United States Coast Guard, Kaua‘i Emergency Management Agency, Kaua‘i Fire Department, Kaua‘i Police Department, Ocean Safety Bureau, Civil Air Patrol, and Kaua‘i Search and Rescue.
Kaua‘i’s Josh Quinlan to compete at UFC Fight Night 223
‘ELE‘ELE — On April 29, undefeated mixed martial artist Josh “Bushido” Quinlan (6-0, 1 NC) will face Ange “The Last Ninja” Loose (9-3) at UFC Fight Night 223.
Drug smuggling remains a problem at Kaua‘i jail
LIHU‘E — As the Hawai‘i Department of Public Safety moves to clamp down on illegal drugs in state jails and prisons, smuggling remains a persistent problem at Kaua‘i Community Correctional Center.
Koloa Rum Company connects with Purdue University Athletics
KALAHEO — Koloa Rum Company is teaming with Purdue University Athletics as an official partner, said Koloa Rum Company President and CEO Bob Gunter.
Green appoints Drewyer to fill Second Circuit Court vacancy
HONOLULU — An appointment to the Second Circuit Court of Maui County has been made about a month after a state commission finished vetting a list of nominees for the position.
Senate committee rejects Sadayasu’s nomination
HONOLULU — A Senate committee shot down the nominee tapped to lead the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.
ISLAND HISTORY: Memories of the old Kapa‘a Stable Camp in 1971
During 1971, my wife, Ginger, and our two children lived at Kapa‘a Stable Camp, a Makee Sugar Co., and later, a Lihu‘e Plantation employee housing camp that no longer exists, but was once a lively place situated on Ka‘apuni Road just mauka of the intersection of Ka‘apuni and Olohena roads.
CRITTER: Light plays tricks on deep water red fish
Most fishermen here in Hawai‘i have caught red fish like the aweoweo, mempachi and kumu that live in caves near shore or deep water fish like the onaga and ehu. Have you ever wondered why all of these fish are bright red?
JONES: Eating like a horse on the Garden Island
Mahalo for sticking with me throughout this three-part answer. As you’ll hopefully recall, my previous two columns covered my first two principles for Super Sustenance: 1. Eat Fruit First, Before Anything. 2. Eat Veggies First, Before Anything Else.
BBB: How to build a competitive edge
Now more than ever, customers are being very careful who they choose to do business with. What gives your business a competitive edge? How do you increase your exposure, establish trust, and stand out against your competitors?
K-DRAMA: Sook-jin and Tae-hyung scheme
Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.
TAX MAN: The case for conveyance tax hikes
We have recently passed the halfway point in the current legislative session. Many of the more outlandish or ruinous tax proposals have fallen by the wayside. Many tax proposals remain, mainly having to do with tax relief or credits. There are, however, a few tax hike proposals still moving.
Obituaries for Saturday, March 18, 2023
• Lesley R. Smith • Gloriana Y. ‘Nani’ Lane • Ruth Sachiko Akama Wakayama • Sadamu ‘Sam’ ‘Aka’ Akamine • Myron Shigemi Shimamoto