Kauai freediver in championship

Team America of the United States Freediving Federation set new national records at the Caribbean Cup in Roatan, Honduras over the last several days.

Emergency testing for Wednesday

HONOLULU — The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System on Wednesday.

Kauai police search for escaped inmates

Kauai police are searching for two inmates identified as Isaiah Pongasi-Adric and Jeffrey Kelekoma Jr. who escaped from the Kauai Community Correctional Center overnight.

Bridge meeting set

The state Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration and WW Clyde and Co., has scheduled a public meeting to provide an update on the construction of the Hanapepe River Bridge replacement. The meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Hanapepe Public Library.

Anini home listed at $8.9 million

HGTV’s 2019 Ultimate House Hunt has searched the country’s most incredible and inspiring homes and has selected an overall winner on the North Shore of Kauai.

Erick weakens, Flossie coming

As of Friday night, Tropical Storm Erick was expected to weaken and slowly track south of the islands, according to the National Weather Service.

How Pua Loke Park could be site of housing

In a prepared statement Friday the county said it “has been in discussions with the state to have land set aside for a project that would focus on permanent supportive housing to transition those residents without housing into a more stable arrangement in line with housing-first principles.”

Bridges to close for night work

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled night closures of Kuhio Highway at the 3 W Bridges (Waioli, Waipa, Waikoko) on the North Shore.

Comment sought on judicial nominees

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald announced he is seeking public comment by Friday, Aug. 9 on judicial nominees for a vacancy in the District Court of the Third Circuit (island of Hawaii).

TGIFr!day for August 2, 2019

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