Kauaʻi sponsors sought for summer food programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is seeking sponsor organizations on all islands to help provide children in low-income communities with free meals during the summer months.

Hanalei celebrates Year of the Tiger

The Hanalei Business Association welcomed the Year of the Tiger with lions, dragons, music, dance and firecrackers Saturday at the Hanalei Center.

Jewelry auctioned to benefit humane society

PRINCEVILLE — Lining the walls and stacked on nearly every flat surface of Penny and Tommy Thompson’s Princeville home are framed photographs from decades of their life and the pets they cherished.

HIDOE cases decreasing, but remain high

LIHU‘E — The state Department of Education continues to report high numbers of COVID-19 cases in the school community, with 2,655 cases reported between Jan. 11 and 27. There were 305 cases on Kaua‘i during that period.

OED seeks comment on innovation grant proposals

LIHU‘E — Kupuna disaster kits, wheelchair-accessible equine-assisted activities and a coding bootcamp are all part of a diverse array of projects under consideration for innovation grants of up to $50,000 from the county Office of Economic Development.

Kaua‘i home prices highest in state

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i’s annual median single-family home price increased by over 35% in 2021 from the year prior to hit $1.1 million, the highest in the state, according to data from Hawai‘i independent real-estate firm Locations.