Highway reopening pushed back

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce that emergency repairs to the section of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) between Waikoko and Wainiha damaged in the historic April 2018 flood are nearing completion.

Mother knows best

Misha Laney, owner of Aloha Aina Juice Cafe, wasn’t going to enter the Catch A Wave Business Competition. Her mom, however, insisted.

Report: Anti-Semitic assaults in US doubled in 2018

Violent attacks against the Jewish community in the United States doubled last year, while overall attacks that also include vandalism and harassment remained near record-high levels, the Anti-Defamation League reported Tuesday.

Jerome ‘Da Shadow’ Freitas Talk Story

For 15 years, Jerome Freitas has been looking out for Kauai’s taxpayers, their concerns and their safety. Not alone, mind you. He has hundreds of anonymous helpers he refers to as “Silhouettes.”

‘Hunchback’ opens tonight

Cher Ellwood is directing “The Hunchback of Notre Dame’” that opens tonight at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. She has a warning for those who see this musical being put on by the Kauai Performing Arts Center: “You’re going to be moved.”

A piece of paradise, by foot

For the first time, Jennifer Ihara-Takase ran in the Roots ‘n Shoots Fun Run at the National Tropical Botanical Garden on Saturday.

Slow down, read and remember

With the reopening of the Kalalau Trail not too far down the road, it’s a good time to review “The Man Who Walked Backward Down the Na Pali Coast” by Stephen McMillin.

‘Journey of healing’

Chloe Waipa is 10 years old. But already, she knows child abuse must be stopped, and she wants to do her part to make that happen.

Hapalua much more than a race

Seven miles and change into the Hapalua Half Marathon on Sunday morning in Honolulu and I’m approaching the bridge over the Ala Wai Canal on Kalakaua Avenue.