Breakdance battles on tap

Head over to Kauai Community College on Saturday for some hip-hop dance battles and aerial silk dancing, as well as plenty of food and games for the family at the 11th annual Love Life festival.

Reef-safe research

Sunscreens containing oxybenzone were banned from sale in Hawaii as a step toward protecting coral reefs, and a recent study maintains the chemical could be harmful for humans.

Open houses on at DOH offices

Drop by the state Department of Health Kauai District Health Office on Umi Street from today through Friday to learn about what public health officials do and about different topics facing the community.

Old plantation fuel tanks removed

While visitors were walking back and forth from the Pride of America cruise ship on Thursday afternoon, workers with Kauai-based Pacific Concrete Cutting & Coring Inc. were making a ruckus.

Hoping to heal Maha‘ulepu

Ink has dried on an Administrative Order on Consent between the Hawaii Department of Health and the owners of Big Island Dairy, LLC — a document that will ensure responsible closure of the dairy, according to DOH.

Back in play

KEKAHA — Frank Ruiz has been an athlete and sports nut all of his life — particularly baseball and softball.