KAPA‘A — A rainstorm couldn’t dampen the spirits of the resilient Kapa‘a High School seniors, who graduated at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex Friday evening.
LIHU‘E — Meatless Monday, featuring a vegetarian menu, starts tomorrow at the Wilcox Health Cafe, located on the ground floor of Wilcox Medical Center.
LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department is ramping up traffic enforcement throughout the summer.
HANALEI — The state Department of Transportation announced a right-lane closure on Kuhio Highway is possible in either direction between mile markers 1.2 and 2.2, Ohiki Road and Aku Road, Monday through Friday, May 23 to 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for grass and tree cutting.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D- Hawai‘i) announced that Hawai‘i will receive $14.092 million in funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Servic, and U.S. Geological Survey to protect threatened and endangered local forest birds from extinction.
LIHU‘E — Lines at retail store checkout lanes and on Kaua‘i’s roadways were brisk and steady Friday as the island celebrated high school graduations at three of the Kaua‘i public high schools.
HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Department of Health is adopting guidance from the U.S. Centers for Diease Control and Prevention recommending boosters for children ages 5 through 11 and strengthening booster recommendations for others.
KOLOA — A portion of Kaumuali‘i Highway in Koloa was closed in both directions for two hours on Wednesday following a traffic collision, according to the Kaua‘i Police Department.
LIHU‘E — A bill introduced at County Council on Wednesday would increase the maximum size of guest houses, a move intended to make a dent in the ongoing housing crisis on island.
LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i high schools will hold in-person graduation ceremonies tonight, as the county records another COVID-19 fatality and a rising case count.
LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Humane Society is offering a deal for off-island adoptions in an urgent effort to adopt out shelter animals.
HANAPEPE — When the gates to the monthly The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center donation event open at 8 a.m. Friday, there will be more volunteers than the usual crew at the Kaua‘i Resource Center at the Lihu‘e Transfer Station on Ahukini Road near Lihu‘e Airport.