LIHUE — A bill for an ordinance that has made its way before the Committee of the Whole on Wednesday after a public hearing was held on July 17 that would change Kauai county code 1987, relating to additional dwelling units on lots excluding residential was heard before a five-member committee Wednesday.
LIHUE — The Land Use Commission held a packed meeting in the Moikeha Building conference room Thursday where 38 public testimonies were taken and over 100 people attended.
LIHUE — Two members of the Kauai County Council have joined a growing list of elected officials from across the state, urging Gov. David Ige to rescind an emergency declaration he issued last week giving law enforcement more power to remove Native Hawaiian rights activists protesting the construction of a giant telescope atop Mauna Kea.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — During a Tuesday hearing of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy, Sen. Mazie K. Hirono highlighted ongoing efforts in Hawaii to adopt sustainable energy sources.