Island School graduates 25 seniors

Exactly 25 seniors strolled across the stage Saturday night at Island School during the annual commencement ceremony, earning their high school diplomas and, most importantly, ending one chapter of their young lives and beginning another.

Prepare now for hurricane season

Disconcerting. Unsettling. Troubling. Those are a few words that came to mind after hearing the forecast for the hurricane season in the Central Pacific basin that starts on June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.

Taxable property value rises

In a meeting that lasted less than 10 minutes, the Kauai County Council — missing members KipuKai Kuali‘i, Arthur Brun and Felicia Cowden were excused — held a hearing Wednesday on proposed amendments to Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami’s 2019-20 fiscal year budget.

Talk Story: Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami

Now six months into his term, Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami sat down with The Garden Island to talk story about his time in office thus far, the future of Kauai and the issues facing his hometown island.

Some wonder how woman found died

ANAHOLA — As the investigation continues into the death of a 46-year-old woman whose body was found at Anahola Beach Monday, residents and visitors are wondering how the woman died.

Cowden declines Russian invitation

LIHUE — County Councilmember Felicia Cowden will not be traveling to Russia as part of a conference to foster conversation and collaboration between the United States and Russia from May 31 until June 10.

A new Mrs. Kauai crowned

Taking second place and first runner-up at the Mrs. Hawaii United States beauty contest on Oahu was something that took Joelle Souza by surprise, but something that was not totally unexpected.

Lihue town revitalization: Things to know, when to go

If you drive down Hardy Street, Eiwa Street, Umi Street, or go to park at the Lihue Civic Center Pi‘ikoi Building parking lot, you will notice the ongoing construction that started in some streets as early as March and April and is scheduled to wrap up in January of next year, according to the County of Kauai.