Waimea 400 virtual meeting is Thursday

WAIMEA – Three conceptual site plan alternatives for the Waimea 400 site will be presented during the next virtual community meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration for this meeting is available at the project website, www.waimea400.com.

Kamehameha Day kick off

LIHU‘E — Kumu Hula Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza of Na Hula O Kaohikukapulani said the halau is excited about it performance, Saturday starting at noon at the Kukui Grove Center Food Court stage.

Visitors to pay for ocean conservation

HONOLULU – The establishment of a Hawai‘i Ocean Stewardship Special Fund will provide more consistent and reliable support for the conservation, protection, restoration, and management of Hawai‘i’s precious and endangered marine resources.

Seedlings available, Saturday

‘ELE‘ELE — Basilio Fuertes and his mentor Carmila Udarbe, a soon-to-be fifth grade student at the ‘Ele‘ele Elementary School, will have seedlings available, Saturday from 8 a.m. while supplies last, at the ‘Ele‘ele Shopping Center.

Unlicensed Hawaii care home faces $828,000 fine

HONOLULU — Two Hawaii health department inspectors showed up at a home unannounced after a complaint and found it was operating an adult care facility without a license, leading to a fine of more than $800,000.

Alves resentenced for 1997 murder

LIHU‘E — Monica Alves (aka Monica Peralto), 54, formerly of Kaua‘i, was resentenced for her role in the 1997 kidnapping and murder of Kimberly Washington-Cohen, Prosecuting Attorney Justin F. Kollar announced Thursday.

Boys & Girls Club programs grows for summer

LIHU‘E — Tina Albao, the Boys & Girls Club of Hawai‘i, Kaua‘i Director of Operations and Development, said she just got the keys to the Hokulei Shopping Village site, Monday, the first day of the BGCH summer program.