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Kaua‘i Pride Parade coming Saturday

LIHU‘E — Pride won’t be inside again this year. Saturday, Kaua‘i Pride will take to Rice Street in a drive-thru-style event from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., starting at Vidinha Stadium.

HoKua Place application withdrawn

LIHU‘E — Developer HG Kaua‘i Joint Ventures LLC has filed a motion to withdraw its amended petition for a land-use district boundary on Thursday for a controversial mixed-use and housing project near Kapa‘a Middle School, and asked that all subsequent hearings on the matter be canceled before the state Land Use Commission.

Nebraska man still missing

A missing-persons report filed in Nebraska has identified Kaua‘i as a potential location for Samuel Martinez, 23, of Lincoln, Nebraska, who last had contact with his family May 12.

Council hears FY22 budget concerns

LIHU‘E — Residents, Wednesday, again expressed concerns for the county’s upcoming fiscal year 2022 Capital Improvement Projects budget lacking more avenues for waste diversion.

Solid-waste plan up for review

The latest draft of the county’s Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan, which outlines goals and objectives for one of the county’s most pressing issues of waste disposal, is now up for public review.

2 levels added to tier system

If the state hits a vaccination rate of 70%, Kaua‘i will lose its tier system and mandated restrictions, according to the county’s latest tier chart from Mayor Derek Kawakami.