LIHUE —Broken down, picked apart vehicles left on the side of the road and other inconspicuous places around the island are an epidemic. Trouble is, it’s hard to track down the owners of abandoned or derelict vehicles because, more often than not, the drivers of the cars never transferred ownership.
LIHUE — Coworking spaces are entrepreneur incubators, said Peter Simon, principal of Kuleana.work during last week’s Lihue Business Association meeting.
LIHUE —The “guest house” bill was signed into law on Thursday. That means that a guest house, which is a separate unit away from the primary dwelling that is no more than 500 square feet and may not be used as a transient vacation rental or homestay operation, may now contain a kitchen.
A first of its kind fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kauai is happening Friday.
LIHUE — Three children under 10 years old have drowned on Kauai in the last 10 years.
LIHUE — The longer we wait, the harder it will be to solve, said Councilmember Ross Kagawa at Wednesday’s Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting of the County Council. He was talking about Bill No. 2756 that aims to grant real property tax exemptions to family members whose names are not on titles.
LIHUE — Ali‘i Brown offered his T-shirt to his mom, Desaray Saito-Brown, so she could wipe the tears from her eyes as she played a song that reminded her of her oldest son, Keanu Shannon Lawai’a “Anu” Saito. She had just finished talking about Saito’s untimely death two years ago when he was only 20 years old.
The National Tropical Botanical Garden recently welcomed Dr. Nina Ronsted as its new director of science and conservation. She succeeds Dr. David H. Lorence, who has worked with the plant conservation organization since 1987 and held the title of director of science and conservation and curator of the herbarium for the past 17 years.
LIHUE — For decades, and without fail, one of the island’s most prominent government watchdogs, Glenn Mickens, showed up at County Council meetings on Wednesdays.