Smoking first day of sales

Medical marijuana is now available for the first time on Kauai. The new dispensary in Kapaa opened Monday and is called Have a Heart, operated by Green Aloha Ltd.

Time for slacking

Slack key is one of Hawaii’s greatest musical traditions. The finger-picking guitar style called ki ho’alu literally means “loosen the key.”

Kuhio to be widened, resurfaced

A section of Kuhio Highway is scheduled to be improved, thanks to $700,000 released by the Department of Transportation.

Talk Story: Kahanu Tsukiyama

Musician Kahanu Tsukiyama was born on Oahu and moved to Kauai at the age 18 when offered a job at Wailua River on the Fern Grotto boat tour nearly 42 years ago.

Pedaling to the workplace

LIHUE — More than 50 people biked to work Friday, with groups from Kapaa and Puhi meeting in Lihue during Bike To Work Day.

Many bicycling to work Friday

There are benefits to bicycling, says Kauai Path’s Tommy Noyes. One is improved physical health. But that’s not all. “Mental acuity and balance are all enhanced by bicycling,” he said. And there’s always the chance to talk story while peddling, too.