The water diversion debate

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative uses a system of century-old diversions in Kauai streams to supply water to two hydroelectric facilities in the Wailua watershed.

Mice prey on seabirds

While the hunt is still on for remaining rats on Lehua island near Niihau, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is gearing up to target a different island with rodenticide-laced bait designed to destroy house mice.

Preserving the trail

While the Wai Koa Loop Trail has been popular for years with residents and visitors alike, now it’s an official and ongoing fixture on the North Shore.

Rocky’s pup returns

The son of popular Hawaiian monk seal “Rocky” has returned to Kauai after a nearly six-month stay at the monk seal hospital on Hawaii Island.

Bill would ramp up recycling

A measure moving in the state House is aimed at setting up curbside recycling for Kauai, though originally the bill was meant to include the entire state.

More rain in forecast

It’s going to be a rainy weekend, according to National Weather Service forecasts, with a snippet of calm weather settling in Sunday.