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Monica Belz named Business Executive of the Year

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i Government Employees Federal Credit Union’s CEO Monica Belz, 37, has been recognized by Pacific Edge magazine’s 2020 Business Achievement Awards as Hawai‘i’s Business Executive of the Year.

Smart home devices give reason to rethink cybersecurity

The pluses of adding a smart device to your home were attractive before a pandemic made us all mostly housebound. As anxieties connected to COVID-19 crawl into the fall and winter, the convenience and cost-savings that technology like Amazon Alexa and Google Nest provide is seemingly more appealing than ever.

Some hiccups reported with restaurant card program

KAPA‘A — Since mid-October, unemployed residents on Kaua‘i have been “supporting local” by using their $500 restaurant debit cards issued by the state as part of the Economic Relief Program at local eateries. But restaurant owners say there are a few hiccups with the program that surfaced when the cards were first issued.

SBDC’s holds new business seminar

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a program of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, is hosting a Zoom seminar on “How to Start a Business on Kaua‘i.”

Target to open at Kukui Grove Center

LIHU‘E — Target is coming! The Kukui Grove Center announced the arrival of the new retailer to its ‘ohana of retailers, restaurants, and specialty services to the building at the Kukui Marketplace, close to the Kumu’s Cupboard resource center for Kaua‘i school educators.

Kukui Grove’s full plate for Halloween

LIHU‘E — The Kukui Grove Center discovered 200 treat bags for Halloween, and will be distributing the bounty to the first 200 keiki who register to receive the goodie bags through its website,

Closing costs fundraiser for Ha Coffee Bar

LIHU‘E — Ha Coffee Bar recently announced its permanent closing, and Kaua‘i Hemp Company is gearing up for a “Ha Coffee Bar Fundraiser” on Monday to help with the business’s closing costs at its Lihu‘e establishment.

Ag convention going virtual

HONOLULU — Celebrating Hawai‘i’s Agriculture is the theme for this year’s Hawai‘i Farmers Union United convention that is intended to be a regenerative exploration of our environment and how it inter-relates to our well-being as individuals and as a species said a spokesperson for the Hawai‘i Farmers Union United.