New rules for boat ramp

HANALEI — The Department of Parks and Recreation has implemented new rules for after-hours use of Weke Boat Ramp.

High surf is educational

LIHUE — The National Weather Service has a high surf advisory for waves breaking between six to nine feet in effect until 6 a.m., Tuesday.

Hirono, colleagues challenge USGS policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and 21 of her U.S. Senate colleagues recently sent a letter to Dr. James Reilly, director of the U.S. Geological Survey, to express their concern over recent reports that USGS will only utilize climate models that project the effects of climate change through 2040.

Weather in a warming world

LIHUE — Keiki with the new Camp Kahili gathered at the Lihue library on Monday evening to hear about hurricanes.

KVB: Remember the new North Shore rules

HAENA — The Kauai Visitors Bureau is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been recently introduced following the reopening of access to Haena State Park, which includes the Kalalau Trail, Hanakapiai Falls and Ke‘e Beach on the North Shore.

Hawaii officials arrest telescope protesters

Hawaii officials say police are arresting protesters who are blocking a road to prevent construction of a giant telescope on a mountain that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.

Wai Koa Plantation for sale

KALIHIWAI — Joan Porter is selling Wai Koa Plantation, the legacy property that’s home to Stone Dam and the Wai Koa Loop Trail.

Council meeting Wednesday

The Kauai County Council is scheduled to meet 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Historic County Building.

Church completes restoration

KILAUEA — Christ Memorial Episcopal Church on Monday announced the completion of a year-long restoration effort and its commitment to providing a “Sanctuary for the Spirit” in serving the health, wellness and healing needs of the community.