‘We are claiming him’

HANAPEPE — A light rain — a natural blessing — started to fall as the first notes of “Taps” pierced the warm Tuesday morning at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

Meeting targets natural resources

LIHIE — The East and West Kauai Soil and Water Conservation Districts are holding an important Local Work Group meeting for Kauai agricultural producers representing crops and livestock, private forest land owners, and other professionals representing agricultural and conservation interests.

Schatz joins push to protect Amazon

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) led a group of 13 senators in writing a pair of letters to corporate signatories to the New York Declaration on Forests, calling for the major companies and financial firms to wield their influence to combat the ongoing fires and runaway deforestation in the Amazon.