Protecting the reefs

The mission to preserve Hawaii’s coral reefs could be getting a boost if legislation introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) is passed.

A place to rest

Every winter, big swells uncover human bones in the sand along Kauai’s Westside, and those iwi, or bones, found at the U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility now have a new resting place.

Supporting freedom

Cory Soares has been with Kauai Auto Repair for 17 years, helping Angel Santiago III and his family build the business.

Poetry reading today

Poet Dr. Bill Mohr has been writing for half a century and, tonight, he’ll be doing a reading at the Kauai Community College One Stop Center alongside music and art that will feature KCC students.

Turn around

The message along Kuhio Highway was to slow down on Wednesday, as North Shore residents gathered with signs at the old road-closure booth in Waipa.

Haena fishery receives Equator Prize

Fish are on the rise in the Haena Community Based Subsistence Fishing Area, and a newly bestowed international award now props up a project that’s already being hailed a success.

Oceans of life lessons

LIHUE — Young Sunny Ancierto likes being underwater, exploring the reefs and checking out sea life around Kauai.

Trespassing bride and groom

Just as the sun was rising on the first day in June, a wedding planner allegedly held a private and pretty ceremony at Hanalei’s Black Pot Beach Park.

Talk Story with John Alderete

Surfrider’s Blue Water Task Force has a new leader at the helm, and though John Alderete is a recent addition to both Surfrider and the island of Kauai, he’s got a history with water quality and healthcare.

Trees on a trellis

It’s all about more mangos. More food. That’s why Jordan Longman and Anny Bruch are building a 100-foot-long, fruit-tree trellis on the Bruch farm in Wailua Homesteads.

Australian waterman to circumnavigate the island

LIHUE — When Terence Bell dips into Kauai waters on July 1, it will be to embark on an adventure that he hopes will bring more attention and resources to cleaning marine debris from the world’s beaches. He’ll be circumnavigating the island, swimming more than 100 miles in about 14 days; taking on about eight miles over five hours daily and sleeping nights on a sailboat.

Fighting for freedom

While ReefGuardians Hawaii is doing reef surveys around Kauai, members of RGH are also working on a project to free whales in Russia.