Trio re-elected to KIUC board

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s incumbent directors Calvin Murashige, Jan TenBruggencate and Peter Yukimura have been re-elected to the KIUC board. These three directors will each serve three-year terms ending March 2022.

State jobless rate steady

The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations recently announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 2.7 percent, the same as in January.

Post those tax returns, darn it!

One of the more debate-worthy bills at our Legislature (Senate Bill 94) involves requiring candidates for president and vice president of the United States to post their tax returns on the Internet.

Visitors pledge to travel responsibly

Holo Holo Charters, a 20-year-old, locally owned boat-tour company, has created a “Pono Pledge,” and is encouraging passengers to complete it before they actually set sail on their Kauai ocean adventure.

Blank the amount, defect the date

If you’re following bills as they move through our legislature, there are a couple of practices that we need you to know about. Often, committee chairs will refer to one or both of these practices when they move bills forward.

Hawaiian adds flight to San Francisco

Hawaiian Airlines, the leading carrier for service between the Bay Area and Hawai‘i, is adding a third daily flight between San Francisco and the Hawaiian Islands in October using new Airbus A321neo aircraft.

KGEFCU to add a branch in Kilauea

Monica Belz stood before a packed crowd Saturday at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort and announced that the Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union will be opening a new branch in Kilauea later this year.