Homebound Iris loves music

Iris is 74 years old, who lives alone on a fixed monthly income. Iris has no children of her own and depends on friends and neighbors to help with things like baths, shopping, meal prep, house cleaning, etc.

Lane closures planned for Nov. 6-12, 2022

KAPA‘A — The county Department of Public Works and Grace Pacific LLC announced that portions of Mailihuna, Hau‘a‘ala and Kawaihau roads will be closed, and detours will be put in place from Monday through Thursday, Nov. 7 to 10, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Obituaries for Wednesday, November 2, 2022

• Edean Lono Gardner • Elsie Taeko Takata • EnCarnacion ‘Carnation’ L. Carvalho • Stephen (Steve) Martin Landis • Charles Joseph Silva Sr. • Calvin Mitsuru Kaipoleimanu Murayama • Robert S. LaMadrid • Carlos Lawrence Andrade • Robert Charles Moss

Best of Kauai 2022

We invite you to explore this special 48-page section dedicated to this year’s over 90 winners and their runners-up, the majority of whom are household names on the Garden Isle. A big mahalo goes out to our dedicated readers, who thoughtfully considered the many qualified candidates and selected this year’s “best.”

Kaua‘i road closures for the week of Oct. 16-22

KILAUEA — The state Department of Transportation announced a roving right-lane closure on Kuhio Highway is possible in either direction between mile markers 10.2 and 24.4, Kealia Road and Kahiliholo Road, from Monday through Friday, Oct. 17 to 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for grass cutting.

2022 Kaua‘i Chocolate & Coffee Festival

Don’t miss the 7th annual Kaua‘i Chocolate & Coffee Festival a celebration of all things chocolate and coffee with lots of sampling, educational displays and workshops, entertainment and exhibitor booths featuring a variety of chocolate and coffee products, from around the state.

Births for Monday, October 10, 2022

• Luna Namahana Rahtz • Caden Matthew Mabini Bagain • Claire Anela Rollins Havas • Caylee Hokulani Mabini Miguel • Shylin Kamalani Bagain • Ayla Tiya Alma Jitiam • Mia Elysse Venzon Ballesteros • Harper Grace Pico • Knixon Kekoaokalani Abreu • Kaia Neace Orozco • Meredith Paige Cardwell • Trayton Nohili Kapa‘a Pau‘ole • Cassidy Kahia‘aiokamalama Young • Brett Daniel Luken • Kassidy Ke‘alohilani Marie Rapozo • Kalani Ezekiel Banania • Abigail Anh Christian • Mattias Joaquin Suza Buckley

Kaua‘i road closures week of Oct. 9 – 15

KILAUEA — The state Department of Transportation announced intermittent closures on Kuhio Highway of approximately 5 minutes between Kapuna Road and Wailapa Road from Monday through Friday, Oct. 10 to 14, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., to spray joint sealant on the highway.