Chamber of commerce sets priorities

The Kauai Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors recently voted to approve a core set of policy priorities for 2019, focused on promoting entrepreneurial business, environmental stewardship and preventing regulatory measures the chamber says are not business-friendly.

Creativity abounds at our Legislature, part 2

This week, we are continuing our coverage of creative tax-related bills at our Legislature. The Hawaii State Tax Watch Doggie is taking a nap at the moment, so I’ll continue without him.

Young Brothers to raise rates

Young Brothers LLC announced Wednesday it has received approval from the state Public Utilities Commission for its first significant rate increase in six years.

Home sales up, Realtors cautious

The total number of properties sold last month on Kauai was slightly higher than a year before, but some Realtors are saying those numbers are not necessarily a positive sign.

Hands-on chocolate for Valentines

Patrons attending the Valentines chocolate workshop will leave with a box of chocolates they created during the two-hour workshop Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Tourism reaches new heights

Joe Phillips of New York was pleased with his beer shirt that was wrapped up by Ana Munoz of Bamboo Island Bath & Body Thursday at Anchor Cove Shopping Center.