Within the next 10 days those of you who are registered to vote will be receiving your ballot in the mail.
It’s time to get off the couch. Summer vacation is over. It’s time to roll up our sleeves and get back to the task at hand — helping to make our community, our world, and our planet a better place.
The Kaua‘i County Council agenda set for Wednesday, Sept. 21, includes Resolution 2022-28, which proposes to transfer to the Grove Farm Company approximately $7 million in taxpayer-funded property improvements, newly constructed buildings, related infrastructure, and nearly six acres of land — that same land that Grove Farm had previously given to the county.
We don’t want to end up like Maui has been the refrain of many a Kaua‘i resident fighting to preserve our rural character. On Maui, I’m guessing they say, “We don’t want to end up like O‘ahu”
It’s time to pivot to policy.
It’s Groundhog Day, as the Coco Palms Resort development is yet again on the Kaua‘i Planning Commission agenda. It’s been 30 years and the parade of various owners and developers continue to tell us to trust them, everything is on track, and they will soon be restoring the property to its former glory.
The good ole boys are back. This was the immediate thought that came to me after the first print-out on Saturday night.
Welcome to Kauai. My hope is your stay here will be one that rejuvenates and inspires you. I can only imagine the work load and daily stress that accompanies your life as Vice President. Thank you for your service and the sacrifice you make on our behalf.
Three days out from the close of our primary election and there’s no better time to examine the confluence of policy and politics - a text book example really, Kauai style.
I’m as sick and tired of this conversation as anyone. We should be talking about the future and solving the many challenges facing our community, not asking an elected official seeking higher office to do the bare minimum that any other state employee with a suspected conflict of interest would be asked to do.
There are 19 candidates now in the race for election to serve on the Kaua‘i County Council. On August 13 that list will be whittled down to the top 14 vote-getters. Then on November 4th, the final top 7 will go on to serve Kaua‘i County for the next 2 years.
The lack of affordable housing is cited as the #1 issue by just about every candidate on the ballot in the Primary Election scheduled for August 13.
Today, June 29, 2022, the Hawaii Commission To Improve Standards Of Conduct (CISC) is scheduled to discuss recommendations on campaign finance reform.
I have a confession. For the first time in over 4 years, I watched an entire County Council meeting.