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Menehune Bluffs gets conservation award

The conservation and accounting for thousands of gallons of “unaccounted for” water earned the Menehune Bluffs community the 2019 Conservationist of the Year award that was presented by the East Kauai Soil and Water Conservation District recently.

More time for water weigh-in

The public has an extra 30 days to comment on Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s application for a long-term water lease for the Waiahi hydropower plants, thanks to some technical difficulties.

Dog laws questioned

A Haena man whose child was allegedly attacked by a neighbor’s pit bull last month says he has struggled to get authorities to investigate the incident.

Welcome back, moli

As kumu Kehaulani Kekua chanted and the crowd responded Friday, an albatross flew overhead. And then another. Then another.

Getting by with friends like Thomas

Thomas, 68, is a husband, father, grandfather and friend of many. He worked hard for many years providing for his family and was finally able to retire and enjoy the fruits of his labor.

Monthly siren test set for Monday

The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Monday.

High praise for solar project

The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s newest utility-scale, solar-plus-storage project being constructed on the grounds of the U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands has drawn praise from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Companies respond to outage inquiry

LIHUE — Efforts are underway to repair the undersea cable responsible for islandwide internet outages in late October and early November, but the problem is 10 miles offshore, over a half mile deep and is expected to take several more weeks to fix, according to an executive with the company responsible for maintaining the fiber optics line.