Kalaheo Dental to buy back Halloween candy

KALAHEO — The Kalaheo Dental Group, with sponsorship from the UPS Store at Kukui Grove Center, hosts its Fourth annual Halloween Candy Buy Back on Friday, Nov. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. at its offices in Rainbow Plaza in Kalaheo.

State jobless rate remains 2.7%

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations on Thursday announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 2.7 percent, the same rate as in August.

Nonprofits land Servco grants

HONOLULU — As part of its $1.5 million Centennial Service Campaign in 2019, the Servco Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Servco Pacific Inc., selected 19 local nonprofits to receive $20,000 grants. The odd number is a nod to 2019, the company’s centennial year — $20,000 each to 19 nonprofits.

Salvation Army needs help in ‘Fight for Good’

With the holidays quickly approaching, and especially with one fewer week to raise donations between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division on Wednesday requested donations and volunteer support from Hawaii’s businesses and the public to help those in need this holiday season.

Kauai students learn about Japan

More than 200 students from Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Hawaii and Oahu converged at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii on Thursday for a free half-day educational program on traditional Japanese arts and culture.

KPD warns public of online scam

Kauai police are warning the public to be aware of an online Craigslist scam that attempts to steal and launder money from victims through the use of gift cards.

‘Night Marchers’ is coming again

The premiere of the Cousins Brothers Productions new film, “Night Marchers,” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in theaters throughout the Hawaiian Islands, including Waimea Theatre.

1 detained in school threats

Police detained one person and are looking into “persons of interest” in connection to threats that forced lockdowns of school campuses in Lihue and Kapaa for over an hour Thursday.