DOH taking survey of residents readiness

LIHUE — The Kauai District Health Office of the Hawaii Department of Health will be conducting a door-to-door survey of Kauai residents from July 11 to 13 to assess their readiness for emergencies such as hurricanes, floods and other disasters.

Lihue road closures

LIHUE — Work on Hardy and Umi streets, in the roundabout, concluded Monday and work on Haleko Road is rescheduled for today through July 4.

Junior Police Academy graduates 11

Eleven students graduated from the Kauai Police Department’s third Junior Police Academy class earlier this month, at a ceremony held in the courtyard of KPD headquarters.

New leadership at First Hawaiian Bank

First Hawaiian Bank Chairman and Chief Executive Office Bob Harrison announced that Sharon Shiroma Brown, First Hawaiian Bank Foundation president and senior vice president in charge of FHB’s Community Relations Division, retires today after 38 years with the bank.

Trees cause power outage

Large trees downed power lines near the Kalaheo hydroelectric facility, cutting power for several hours on Friday to residents on Lae Road, Olopua Gardens and Mount Kahili.

Hawaii papayas are safe

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating a multistate outbreak of 62 salmonella illnesses potentially linked to whole, fresh papayas imported specifically from Mexico.

TGIFr!day for June 28, 2019

Grinds & Da Kines For Your Weekend; Dining out; Music, Art & Theater; Out & About; Island Calendar and much, much more

Highway to close at Waipa

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight closures of Kuhio Highway at the Waipa Bridge between 7:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, July 1 to 3, and Monday through Thursday, July 8 to 11.

Kauai Folk Festival is coming

The 2019 Kauai Folk Festival celebrates two days of folk music, dance, food, drink and craft, featuring multiple-Grammy-winning artists, and more than a dozen international acts on five stages.