Older farmers, more farms

More people in Hawaii are digging into agriculture, according to a recent census, but market values are declining and farmers are getting older.

Saving seeds

More than eight million ohia tree seeds are now safely tucked away in different research centers as part of an ongoing effort to save the native Hawaiian tree.

KHS seeks $1.2M budget

With a room full of staff and board members behind her, Kauai Humane Society Executive Director Mirah Horowitz asked the Kauai County Council on Tuesday for a $110,000 increase in funding.

‘Kava Konversation’ tackles topics

While state legislators gathered Thursday for a hearing on the controversial water bill, HB 1326, water experts gathered at Kauai Community College to chat about water rights in celebration of Earth Month.

Waiting on the water bill discussion

All eyes were on House Bill 1326 at the Legislature on Monday, even though the Senate Committee on Ways and Means deferred it last week, effectively killing the measure.

An emphasis on renewable energy

The world is getting closer to matching Kauai’s renewable energy profile, according to recent statistics, but Kauai is still strides ahead in renewable energy generation.

Public Health Week wraps

Climate change was on the table at the state Department of Health Kauai District Health Office on Friday as the open house in celebration of the nationwide Public Health Week wrapped up.

Autism awareness

A hodgepodge of colors are mixed and melted together to make the puzzle-piece crayons that Shana Cruz hands out during the month of April.

The fight for beach access

The pending sale of a piece of property in Aliomanu is triggering the closure of a streamside path that people have been using to access the beach for years.

Science is a beach

There was a goat on Salt Pond Beach on Friday, but it was a little smaller than the average ungulate on Kauai.