Tradition to a Tea

LIHUE — A picture, taken in 1997, shows a smiling 7-year-old Jamie Chambers holding up a cup of tea.

Ed Justus: Buy the book

Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe just celebrated its 15th anniversary. In an age when bookstores aren’t supposed to do well, Talk Story continues to go strong.

Fly away home

When Capt. Josh Golm pilots Southwest Airlines’ first flight from Honolulu to Lihue Sunday morning, it will be a homecoming of sorts.

Talk Story: Steve Sparks

Steve Sparks looks fit, fresh and healthy. The 70-year-old Koloa man is upbeat, positive and joyful.

Ono, it’s pau

ANAHOLA — On their final day, after 31 years of owning and operating Duane’s Ono Char-Burger, you might expect Robert and Leilani Cord to mark the moment.

Say it ain’t so

The burger orders kept coming Tuesday morning. Old Fashioned. Teriyaki. Blue Cheese. Nui-Nui. Duane’s Special.

Service interruptions for 911 line

County officials were made aware Monday morning of intermittent service interruptions for phone and wireless customers on Kauai, which may affect the public’s ability to call 911.

Ready for the water

LIHUE — Laola Aea has spent a lifetime surfing, paddling and swimming.

Digging deep to help ‘ohi‘a

KILAUEA — Madeline Guyett was beaming after receiving a free ‘ohi‘a tree on Saturday. She was anxious to return home and add it to her extensive garden.

State disc golf tourney on Kauai

PRINCEVILLE — With just a quick flick of his wrist, Dave Ashburn sent the small red disc flying over the final 10 yards toward the metal basket. It hit the hanging chains and dropped into the target.

Rice Street vision quest

LIHUE — Jim Guerber opened Thursday’s Lihue Business Association meeting asking people to share their perspectives on Rice Street.