Box jellyfish sighted at Kekaha, Salt Pond

KEKAHA — Kauai Fire Department Ocean Safety Bureau officials have advised no swimming at Salt Pond Beac Park nor Kekaha Beach Park, as box jellyfish have washing up on both shorelines, effective from noon Sunday until further advised.

E Kanikapila Kakou back for 37th year

HANAMAULU — Hula lessons, dancing and live music are taking over the Jasmine Ballroom at the Kauai Beach Resort every Monday evening for the next 10 weeks for a Hawaiian-heritage music festival, the 37th season of E Kanikapila Kakou.

MLK Day celebrations are Monday

LIHUE — The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, sponsored by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai, will be presented in three phases on Monday at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Lihue.

KLA’s 2020 Vision

Over the years, donations from the private sector have enabled Kauai lifeguards to upgrade and add about $1.2 million in equipment, emergency transportation, towers and technology that saved lives.

Beer sales fight polio

The Rotary Club of Poipu Beach held a fundraiser to help end polio at The Cabana Bar and Grill at Poipu Beach Athletic Club on Friday.

Vehicle jumps curb at Kukui Grove

LIHUE — The shruberry in front of Starbucks at Kukui Grove Center is a bit smashed and a New Jersey resident is looking at a $750 bail after jumping a curb in a white Mustang at about 11 p.m. on Wednesday.

Poipu Road improvements meeting set

KOLOA — Learn about the Poipu Road multimodal improvement project at the Koloa Neighborhood Center on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m., in a public meeting hosted by the county Department of Public Works.

Servco gives nearly $400K

HONOLULU — Servco Pacific Inc. raised nearly $400,000 for Aloha United Way during its annual Servco United Campaign through employee e-pledges, fundraisers, and a special program by the Servco Foundation that donated $100 for each team member that pledged.

Hearing set on Young Brothers rate hike request

The state Public Utilities Commission has scheduled public meetings relating to its review of Young Brothers LLC’s request for approval of a general rate increase of approximately 34% over revenue at present rates.

Sparkle and shine, Friday

LIHUE — Sandie Ishii will lead the Glitter, Sparkle, and Shine event starting at 6 p.m. Friday at the Kauai Veterans Center.

Annual PMRF albatross project turns up nothing

Pacific Missile Range Facility Air Operations department, the PMRF Environmental Program and US Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services enlisted volunteers for the annual PMRF Laysan albatross egg sweep on Saturday.

Accident delays student, staff

LIHUE — Students coming from the Westside heading to Kauai High School or Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School were late for class Monday morning due to an accident.