Enterprise helps fill foodbank’s tank

PUHI — Timothy Takeshita and Keoki Bazard came bearing an award of $8,000 Thursday to the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i branch in the Puhi Industrial Park.

Utility work to start Dec. 8 at Kapa‘a skatepark

KAPA‘A — The county will begin construction work to install lighting at the skatepark at the Mayor Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapa‘a on Wednesday, Dec. 8, according to the county Department of Parks and Recreation.

State legislature to resume awarding grants

HONOLULU — After a two-year suspension due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the state Legislature has decided to resume awarding grants-in-aid during the 2022 legislative session.

Road closures on Kaua‘i December 6-10

LIHU‘E — All road work performed by state Department of Transportation or County of Kaua‘i contractors is weather-permitting. Following is the planned road work this week.

Honolulu utility shuts well to prevent fuel contamination

HONOLULU — Amid a continuing crisis over fuel contaminating the Navy’s tap water at Pearl Harbor, Honolulu’s water utility said Friday it shut off one of its wells so it doesn’t taint its own supply with petroleum from an underground aquifer it shares with the military.

High-surf warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf warning for all north-facing shores and a high-surf advisory for all west-facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau in effect now through 6 a.m. Monday.