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.

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?

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.