KONA — Four Hawaiian monk seals were successfully released last Wednesday on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge after rehabilitation at Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital and visitor center in Kailua-Kona that is dedicated to the endangered marine mammal.
So far, on the first day of closures for O‘ahu offshore islands, the Aha o Laku sandbar in Kane‘ohe Bay and state parks, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) have issued warnings to 10 kayakers who made illegal landings on Flat Island (Popoia) off Kailua.
The county Department of Water has revised the affected service area for the scheduled water service shutdown to include: a portion of Hanapepe Road from Ko Road to Hana Road; Pa Lane, Kona Road, Koula Road, Pepe Road and a portion of Kaumuali‘i Highway between Hana Road and Puna Road.
Kauai County Council incumbents advancing to general elections
Moloka‘i is following in the footsteps of the Ha‘ena community on Kaua‘i’s North Shore, working to create the Mo‘omomi community-based subsistence fishing area pn the island’s northwestern coast.
The Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association executive board approved by majority vote to postpone the start of moderate- and high-risk fall sports to January 2021, which affects cheerleading, cross country, football, and girls volleyball.
The Kekahu Foundation, which operates KKCR — Kaua‘i’s independent, non‐commercial, listener-supported community radio station with studios in Princeville — is accepting applications for candidates for the foundation’s board of directors.
LIHU‘E – Kaua‘i police arrested 64-year-old Michael Rowan of Wainiha on Tuesday for violating Hawai‘i’s 14-day quarantine emergency rules pertaining to COVID-19. The quarantine requires that all trans-Pacific travelers stay in an approved accommodation for 14 days, including having food delivered, except for emergency medical purposes.