Utility work to start Dec. 8 at Kapa‘a skatepark

KAPA‘A — The county will begin construction work to install lighting at the skatepark at the Mayor Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapa‘a on Wednesday, Dec. 8, according to the county Department of Parks and Recreation.

State legislature to resume awarding grants

HONOLULU — After a two-year suspension due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the state Legislature has decided to resume awarding grants-in-aid during the 2022 legislative session.

Road closures on Kaua‘i December 6-10

LIHU‘E — All road work performed by state Department of Transportation or County of Kaua‘i contractors is weather-permitting. Following is the planned road work this week.

Obituaries for Sunday, December 5, 2021

• The Rev. Yoshiko Shimabukuro • Rosita ‘Rose’ Estacio Costa • Janet Hovis • Carol Ann Ventura • Ernest ‘Olaf’ S. Fujita • Peyton Siliado II • Guillermo A. Marcos • Josephine ‘Sefa’ Mary dela Torre • Victoria De Santos • Frank Medeiros • Alika Sterling Marrotte • Beatrice S. Silva

High-surf warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf warning for all north-facing shores and a high-surf advisory for all west-facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau in effect now through 6 a.m. Monday.

Obituaries for Friday, December 3, 2021

• Isabella Emily (Linda) Victorino • Janet Hovis • Beatrice S. Silva • Sunny ‘Raybeth’ Brown-Lazaro • Ernest ‘Olaf’ S. Fujita • Judith Pi‘ilani Taniguchi • Yolanda Keli‘ikuli

KDHO: 14 new COVID-19 cases Dec. 1

LIHU‘E — Wednesday, the Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 14 new cases of COVID-19. All of these cases are residents.