PO‘IPU — Cesspool conversion, a perennial issue throughout the islands, becomes more pressing with each passing year.
A trio of proposed bills that would eliminate tax exemptions for large-scale tree farms, orchards and wasteland was met with some resistance at a public hearing last week.
KEKAHA — The state Department of Education and the state’s top lawmakers have honored a Westside educator.
LIHU‘E — The County of Kaua‘i’s response to the impending effects of climate change, the Kaua‘i Climate Adaptation Plan, is underway in earnest.
KILAUEA — A Kilauea-raised woman has launched an athleisure brand inspired by Kaua‘i, one year after returning to live full-time on the island.
KOLOA — Space-age, liquid-cooling technology. A stationary bicycle named CAROL that can simulate a tiger chase. Digital body scans. A resistance machine that stores users’ workout history on cloud servers.
LIHU‘E — Federal investigators have recovered nearly $63,000 in back wages and liquidated damages for 42 employees of Paco’s Tacos Cantina, a restaurant with four locations on Kaua‘i and one on O‘ahu.