Man arrested after refusing to wear face mask

Kaua‘i police arrested Ryan Buley, 34, of Kapa‘a, Saturday afternoon, for terroristic threatening and harassment following his refusal to wear a mask in a North Shore store.

COVID cases continue to climb

LIHU‘E —The Kaua‘i District Health Office Saturday reported two new positive cases of COVID-19. The current number of active cases now stands at 7 as several individuals were recently released from isolation. The cumulative total of cases to date is 40.

West Kaua‘i Lions Club installs officers

HANAPEPE — The West Kaua‘i Lions Club will greet its 83rd anniversary in November with a new slate of officers that was installed during its Wednesday meeting at the Wong’s Chinese Restaurant in Hanapepe.

Surfrider tests Ke‘e water

KE‘E — Citizen scientists with the Kaua‘i branch of Surfrider’s Blue Water Task Force have tested the water at Ke’e beach and said Saturday the water tested clean.

Public works announce lane closures

PO‘IPU – The Department of Public Works is announcing that portions of Ala Kinoiki will be closed from July 6 to July 17 to allow Maui Kupono Builders to conduct road reconstruction work from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays, weather permitting.

Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club awards 4 scholarships

The Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club and President Barbara Green awarded four, $1,000 awards, including a special award to the University of Hawai‘i Foundation to assist a student wishing to return to school during the COVID-19 medical crisis.

Sailing graduates have fun in the sun

“They love being out on the water,” said Shale Shore, president of the Kaua‘i Sailing Association Friday during graduation-day festivities taking place at the Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor.

Cold case awaiting new DNA evidence results

LIHU‘E — A decade ago today, a pig farmer uncovered Amber Jackson’s remains in a remote wooded area of Kealia, and hope to close this cold case is being aided by advancements in technology.

On-duty officer arrested

LIHU‘E – A Kaua‘i Police Department officer was arrested Wednesday afternoon for abuse of a family or household member while on duty.