Galas gets minimum sentence

Darren Galas, 46, who was convicted of assault in the first degree in relation to the 2006 death of his wife Sandra Galas, 27, will be eligible to apply for parole in eight years and six months.

Trial delayed again

The trial for a man charged in the hit-and-run death of a 19-year-old Kapaa woman has been continued for the fourth time.

Pho real, Pho Kauai

On any given weekday during the lunchtime hour, you’ll find a small, hole in the wall restaurant nestled between the Kauai Bowling Center and another eatery on Rice Street, packed with county and state workers filling their empty stomachs with warm bowls of golden, silky broth.

Talk story with the mayoral candidates

Kauai Community College students met mayoral candidates Derek Kawakami and Mel Rapozo Monday at a candidate forum hosted by KCC student government and the KCC History Club.

Man charged with illegal entry

A trial was set in Fifth Circuit Court Tuesday for Jonathan Reed Carvalho, 40, who is charged with the unauthorized entry into a dwelling.

Return to sender

Residents in Anahola, Lihue, Kapaa and Waimea received letters over the weekend urging them to list their homes on the homestay website Vacation Rental by Owner — but operating transientvacation rentals in those areas is illegal.