Rainbow trout season opens June 15

KOKEE — Anglers, start getting those valid State of Hawaii freshwater game fishing licenses now, rainbow trout season is opening in the Koke’e Public Fishing Area on June 15.

Ann Wright to speak at Kapaa Library Friday

KAPAA — Listen to a firsthand account of 2015 peace-building mission to North Korea, of the May seizure of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and a recent Iran peace-keeping mission at 6 p.m. Friday at Kapaa Public Library.

Connection for conservation

So far, the fungus that causes rapid ohia death (ROD) hasn’t spread beyond Kauai or Hawaii Island after being identified in trees on Kauai last year.

Gateway to problems

Some members of the Princeville community want to educate visitors about the dangers of Queen’s Bath before they arrive on island.

Saving Kauai’s rare birds

KOKEE — Hiking through the sheer ridges and native forests of the world’s highest wetland, Justin Hite spends his time looking and listening for Kauai’s endangered forest birds.

Green livin’

Kilauea Town lands on list for top most sustainable cities in the nation

‘We are warriors’

Shouts of “cheeooo!” rang through the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex Friday night as the Kapaa High School Class of 2019 celebrated.

Taste of Hawaii set for June 2

Taste of Hawaii is celebrating its 30th Ultimate Sunday Brunch event on Sunday, June 2, but the culinary festival has technically been around longer.

$11M for wildlife refuge

HANALEI — The Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge is getting federal money for repairs and is one step closer to establishing a new lookout so people can see the restored refuge.

Predicting drought

While recovery from April 2018 floods continues on the North Shore, the Westside is looking at severe drought conditions through September.

Get ready

Predictions are for five to eight tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific for the 2019 hurricane season, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Pesticide pushback grows

LIHUE — While Kauai beekeepers celebrated the canceled registration of some pesticides in the Federal Register, some remain concerned about threats to their honey.

Accepting alopecia

KAPAA — Tuesday was a day of gratitude for Desaray and Paka Brown as they stood with their two sons on the stage at Kapaa Elementary School, welcoming Jeff Woytovich.