Four new COVID-19 cases on Kaua‘i

Tuesday’s cases bring the number of active cases to five, with 239 cumulative cases with 204 confirmed locally, two probable, and 33 positive cases diagnosed elsewhere, as they received their pre-travel test results after arriving on island.

Obituaries for Sunday, April 18, 2021

• Derwin Kaneshiro • Pedro L. ‘Larry’ Paet • Isidro ‘Sid’ Yadao Belmonte Jr. • Reinhold ‘Ronnie’ Cremer Sr. • Eduardo C. Pagaduan • Maurice Alfred Ruiz

Walk-in vaccines offered for kupuna this week

The state Department of Health vaccine clinic at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihu‘e is now accepting walk-ins for residents age 60 and older and those needing language assistance. The vaccine manufactured by Moderna is available at this location.

OUR VIEW: Now is the time to revisit The Aloha Pledge

Things have changed on Kaua‘i over the past few weeks. With the island stepping back into the Safe Travels program on April 5, visitors are once again flocking back to enjoy Kaua‘i’s beaches and hiking trails.

Obituaries for Wednesday, April 14, 2021

• Harry K. Kamoku • Jose Libed Layaoen • Virgilio Bacsa Cacal • Isidro ‘Sid’ Yadao Belmonte Jr. • Bruce Rapozo • Reinhold ‘Ronnie’ Cremer Sr. • Ronald Jerome Holte • Derwin Kaneshiro