After Hurricane Iniki in 1992, Jim Satterfield saw there was no water left on Kauai. That’s when he got the idea to start bottling Kauai water. “Let the people have their own water and then you’re going to keep all the plastic from piling up in the landfill,” Satterfield told The Garden Island.
For many, Lihue is the heart of Kauai, and the Rice Street revitalization project is something to be excited about. “Our county government is here, our state government is here, our airport is here, our institute for higher learning is here in the Lihue District,” said Pat Griffin, Lihue Business Association president. “Our harbor is here in Nawiliwili, which is part of the Lihue District.”