Whale carcass washes up at Kealia

Kauai Fire Department Ocean Safety Bureau officials closed Kealia Beach to swimming until further notice due to a whale carcass that washed ashore Saturday morning.

$11M for wildlife refuge

HANALEI — The Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge is getting federal money for repairs and is one step closer to establishing a new lookout so people can see the restored refuge.

No-contest plea in toilet-cam case

A Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club employee, whose cell phone was found recording video inside a hotel women’s locker room, pleaded no contest Thursday to first-degree invasion of privacy.

Airport parking very limited

LIHUE — The Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division advises travelers to get dropped off at the airport over the summer travel season from Memorial Day to Labor Day, rather than paying forparking.

Talk story on measles

A free program, “Measles: Epidemiology & Outbreak Response,” is scheduled 6:30 p.m. June 5 at the Koloa Public/School Library.

Bridge closures changed

HANALEI — The state Department of Transportation reported that nighttime closures at Waipa and Waikoko bridges originally scheduled for earlier this week were scheduled.

Resilient and ready to respond

HANAPEPE — The Hanapepe-Eleele Hazards Awareness and Resilience Program was honored as a Hawaii Hazaards Awareness and Resilience Program disaster-resilient community by local and state officials during the Kauai Community Disaster Preparedness Fair.