Voting deadline nears, U.S. Postal Service confident
Voting deadline nears, U.S. Postal Service confident

October 28, 2020

LIHU‘E — Jaye Yamaguchi-Chun, U.S. Postal Service carrier of the Lihu‘e post office, handed off about four to six trays of general election mail-in ballots across the street at the Office of the County Clerk Elections Division office on Monday morning, while Julin Rivera, Lihu‘e postmaster, advises residents to mail in their ballots by Friday, Oct. 30.

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Residents take advantage of in-person balloting
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DOH: ‘Ele‘ele School’s case likely community transmission
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Confusion around Safe Travels leads to arrest
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Hawaiʻi expands Safe Travels program to Japan
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Kukui Grove’s full plate for Halloween
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‘A‘o release goes virtual

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NirManaFest ‘Journey’ ends, and begins

October 28, 2020

The NirManaFest 2020 mural project came to a quiet close Saturday with the sun sinking below the German Hill plateau as the team of 15 artists trooped supplies to Seth Womble’s truck.

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Surfrider launches ‘Upon Request Only,’ ‘Choose to Reuse’ plans
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Happy Camper for Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Nov. 3 – Anger, Angst, and Apprehension
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Fasting is one of the easiest ways to strengthen immunity
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Letters for Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Obituaries for Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Arrest logs for Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Two active cases; new case DOE employee

Flash Flood Watch issued Monday, heavy rains forecasted




Best of Kauai 2020
Best of Kauai 2020

October 25, 2020

We invite you to explore this special 48-page section dedicated to this year’s over 90 winners and their runners-up, the majority of whom are household names on the Garden Isle. A big mahalo goes out to our dedicated readers, who thoughtfully considered the many qualified candidates and selected this year’s “best.”



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2020 Disaster Preparedness Guide
2020 Disaster Preparedness Guide

June 28, 2020

This guide is designed to help readers and their families prepare for disasters through helpful information and tips. Taking the time to prepare for the worst can make the vital difference when inevitable disaster strikes.