BETTER BUSINESS: 4 Reasons to invest in cybersecurity insurance

While billion-dollar corporations and their very public battles with issues such as ransomware attacks typically garner most of the headlines, small businesses are far from immune to cybersecurity troubles. In fact, they’re just as susceptible as their larger counterparts.

Anahola Granola is 35 years young

HANAPEPE — Becky Burns of Anahola Granola was thrilled when John Pia invited her to have the company’s 35th-anniversary celebration at the Anahola Taro Patch.

TAX MAN: NOT the end of Gut-n-Replace

On Nov. 4, the Supreme Court of Hawai‘i released its decision in League of Women Voters v. State. That decision involved a bill enacted by the 2018 Legislature that went through some different incarnations before finally becoming law.

Kiawe Roots plants down in Lawai

LAWAI — The family-owned and -operated Kiawe Roots is back open for takeout with a new Lawai location, after closing its Kukui‘ula location in December.

County announces Kaua‘i Made fair schedule

WAIPOULI — Chris Boussard of Clay In Mind said there won’t be the traditional Handworks craft fair this year that falls on the Saturday following Thanksgiving at the Elsie Wilcox Elementary School cafeteria.

TAX MAN: Hike traffic fines for profit

The Honolulu City Council wants to raise money for the Honolulu Police Department by adding a surcharge to traffic fines. As KHON2 reports, they say that the money can and should be used to recruit, retain, and equip police officers. It’s definitely a creative idea to raise additional revenue without hiking the property tax.

Made in Hawai‘i fest returns after year away

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i exhibitors are excited to return to the Made in Hawai‘i Festival next week, one year after the long-running event was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kaua‘i Made in Waipouli Saturday

KAPA‘A — At least 19 Kaua‘i Made vendors will set up in the spacious Waipouli Town Center parking lot for the Kaua‘i Made Fair that will open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

Kalaheo Dental Group offering $$$ for Halloween candy

KALAHEO — Too much candy from Halloween? The Kalaheo Dental Group is hosting its Sixth annual Halloween Candy Buy Back on Monday, Nov. 1 (Halloween is this Sunday), from 2 to 5 p.m. at its offices in the Rainbow Plaza on Kaumuali‘i Highway in Kalaheo.

Sustainable Boost opens retail location in Wailua

WAILUA — Shoppers at the Kinipopo Shopping Center in Wailua enjoyed a different kind of pancake on Friday, ones which, while they had the appearance of a traditional pancake, had a pleasant potato-like flavor and a pudding-like texture on the inside.