‘Let’s Talk’ for Women’s History Month

The Committee on the Status of Women for Women’s History Month invites the public to experience a free heart-to-heart talk with featured speakers and honorees Renae Hamilton-Cambeilh and Gina Kaulukukui on March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.

Valor Mexia ‘perfect’ at chess tourney

Thirty players competed in the first Kauai Community Chess Tournament at the Lihue Public Library on Saturday. Half of them entered the youth section for grades K-8, and the other half entered the adult section for grades 9 and up.

‘Kuleana Academy’ seeks leaders

The Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action is accepting applications for the 4th “Kuleana Academy,” a five-month leadership development and non-partisan candidate training program for emerging leaders in Hawaii.

Kuhio Highway closures set

The state Department of Transportation announced planned closures later this month in two locations for the Kuhio Highway emergency repairs project.

Disaster readiness meeting coming up

The Building Industry Association of Hawaii has been awarded a federal Department of Labor, Susan Harwood Grant to provide training to address occupational safety and health hazards that may be encountered in natural-disaster-site response and cleanup activities across Hawaii.