Kawakami takes to ‘The Hill’

Kauai Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami was in Washington, D.C., earlier this month, discussing Kauai’s priorities at the sixth annual Hawaii on the Hill, an event hosted by the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono.

Haleko Road closures set

The county Department of Public Works announced that both lanes of Haleko Road will be closed, from Pua Loke Street to Rice Street, from Tuesday, June 25, to Friday, June 28, for road construction, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Obituaries for Sunday, June 23, 2019

• Richard Cummings Kaui Sr. • Barbara Jean Hammond • Glenn Joseph Lardizabal • Henry Y. Cabading • Mark Boiser • George Kauai Akana • Samuel James ‘Lawrence’ Araneta • Chaunde Weilan Kauilani ‘Pure Love’ Cockett • David Koerte Jr. • Doris M. ‘Dolores’ McKenna • Rosemary Sheehan • Mary Day Wilson • Marta Segismundo Dolor

Pedestrian struck in Lihue

Kuhio Highway fronting McDonald’s in Lihue was closed for about half an hour on Thursday morning after a man crossing the highway was struck by a vehicle.

Road closures during parade

The First annual Kauai Pride Parade and Festival is today at 9 a.m., and Rice Street from Hoolako Street to Eiwa Street will be closed from 9 to 10 a.m. during the parade. Portions of Hoolako and Umi streets will also be closed.

Servco helps Hawaii students

Some public schools statewide are getting free appliances thanks to a partnership between Servco Pacific Inc. and the state Department of Education.

Lane closures rescheduled

The county Department of Public Works announced that lane closures on Hardy and Umi streets have been rescheduled to today and June 24, for road construction work, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Polihale victim identified

Kauai police have identified the man who died Saturday after being pulled from waters off Polihale Beach as Robert Boswell, 53, of Roswell, Georgia.

Lane closures scheduled for Hardy, Umi

The Department of Public Works announced lane closures on Hardy and Umi streets starting today and ending Friday to allow Maui Kupono Builders to conduct road construction work in the area from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.