Woman charged with extortion, obstruction

LIHUE — Obstruction of justice and extortion have been added to the list of charges against a Lihue woman accused of filing fraudulent tax returns, laundering money and attempting to undermine a federal investigation into the alleged scheme.

‘He was on his way’

LIHUE — Ali‘i Brown offered his T-shirt to his mom, Desaray Saito-Brown, so she could wipe the tears from her eyes as she played a song that reminded her of her oldest son, Keanu Shannon Lawai’a “Anu” Saito. She had just finished talking about Saito’s untimely death two years ago when he was only 20 years old.

Kauai Farmer Expo set for Sunday

KALIHIWAI — The second Kauai Farmer Expo is about to kick off at the Kalihiwai Community Farm in Kilauea, and it will be the last one in Kalihiwai for a while.

Labor Day breakfast day

The 41ast annual Labor Day breakfast is set for 7 to 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at Lihue United Church, Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road.

Births for Tuesday, August 20, 2019

• Kash Taichiro Kameanuimaikalanimai Naka‘ahiki-Tada • Abriana ‘A‘ali‘ikumakua Ho‘olanakamana‘o Villabrille Mohr • Anela Maria Kailani Malapit • Kian Kapono Lagmay-Higa • Carter Andres Liberatore • Mandie Kawehilani Matsushima