Missing man in Kapa‘a found

KAPA‘A — A man last seen Thursday was found dehydrated and in need of medical attention Monday morning, his son, Akyuna Akish said in a call Monday.

Cold case awaiting new DNA evidence results

LIHU‘E — A decade ago today, a pig farmer uncovered Amber Jackson’s remains in a remote wooded area of Kealia, and hope to close this cold case is being aided by advancements in technology.

Quarantine violations in court

LIHU‘E — A couple that allegedly broke the state’s COVID-19 mandatory 14-day quarantine emergency order pleaded not guilty during separate hearings Wednesday morning.

Goble takes charge of KFD

LIHU‘E — Heading the Kaua‘i Fire Department requires more than just overseeing land operations. It’s overseeing lifeguards saving swimmers swept out to sea and sending teams aboard Air 1 to save injured hikers.

Kaua‘i Fire Department Changes Command

LIHU‘E — Fire and Ocean Safety Chief Steven Goble took the helm of the Kaua‘i Fire Department Wednesday morning in a Change of Command Ceremony held at the Lihu‘e Civic Center.

Airbnb to enforce TVR listings

LIHU‘E — Similar to a partnership the county signed with Expedia Group last week to assist in the enforcement of short-term-vacation-rental laws, on Monday the county announced an agreement with Airbnb.

Ocean safety awareness

LIHU‘E — Monday morning, two divers were out by a cove near Shipwreck Beach. From the shore, a concerned visitor saw two people waving their arms and called in a report of distressed swimmers.

How to watch KFD change of command ceremony

LIHU‘E — Tomorrow, the Kaua‘i Fire Department welcomes new Fire Chief Steven R. Goble to the company with a change of command ceremony. The event will be aired on Ho‘ike Kaua‘i Community Television after the ceremony, time TBD.

Celebrate Pride online

In a perfect world, the second annual Kaua‘i Pride Parade and Festival would have been held today. But in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the event was put on hold.

State plans for lifting quarantines

LIHU‘E — Beginning Aug 1, the state will implement a pretravel testing program for travelers to Hawai‘i as an alternative to the 14-day quarantine, Gov. David Ige announced Wednesday.

Lihu‘e man dies in Koloa crash

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department identified the 60-year-old Lihu‘e man who died in last Friday’s two-vehicle crash on Kaumuali‘i Highway near the Maluhia Road junction.

Does a lawsuit against Ige have grounds?

Earlier this month, a dozen Kaua‘i residents and one from Hawai‘i Island filed a civil lawsuit against Gov. David Ige, alleging his orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 violate state and federal law.