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Reynolds Recycling closed Tuesday

Due to electrical repairs, Reynolds Recycling at the Kaua‘i Resource Center on Ahukini Road near Lihu‘e Airport will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Monday Market opening at 3 p.m.

The popular Monday Market will re-open today in the parking lot fronting the former Sports Authority store, said Melissa McFerrin-Warrack, specialty leasing manager at Kukui Grove Center.

Ocean learning kits available Saturday

The humpback whales of this season were already documented off Maui last month, said Jean Souza, the Kaua‘i program specialist for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.

Virus testing offered in Hanapepe

Nearly 500 appointments — the largest amount since the County of Kaua‘i and state Department of Health started surge testing — greeted the surge-testing crew Sunday at Hanapepe Stadium when testing started in strong trade winds and cloudy skies.

‘Olokele Sugar Babes’ swarmed

Glenda Miyazaki scribbled hurriedly onto a small notebook Saturday while trying to juggle unfolding and fluffing blankets and towels at the pavilion at Lucy Wright Park.

Four new cases of COVID-19 Sunday

The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday — three residents and one visitor.

Last Kokua No Ka ‘Ohana goes out

LIHU‘E — More than 107,200 pounds of food have been dished out through the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i Branch Kokua No Ka ‘Ohana food distributions, said Tish Ruiz Friday during the briefing for the final distribution for the series that started in September.

Malama Na ‘Apapa to lay off workers

ANAHOLA — Malama Na ‘Apapa will lay off 19 workers hired with Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act grant funding received from Kaua‘i County set to expire on Dec. 31.

Mayor signs fourth flood proclamation

LIHU‘E — Mayor Derek Kawakami signed the fourth supplementary emergency proclamation on Friday as a result from severe storms and flooding during the torrential of March 27 and 28, 2020.

Many hands, hearts help at CFS festival

KAPA‘A — The General Contractors Association of Hawai‘i teamed up with Child & Family Service for the Festival of Hope for Families event throughout the state Saturday.