You could pay someone to photograph you proposing to your girl at the edge of the world; swept up in love at the top of Waimea Canyon with the Pacific Ocean stretching into the background.
Members of the Hawai‘i Executive Collaborative and their entourage gathered around the table in The Garden Island newspaper board room last week to explain their take on the 2020 Cost of Living Initiative currently moving through the Hawai‘i State legislature.
For 43 years Kaua‘i residents and visitors have gathered on the west side for a festival that tips its hat to the old days — quite literally, when one takes into account the number of paniolo (cowboys) running around during the annual Waimea Town Celebration.
If you don’t buy tickets before the show, there’s a chance they’ll be sold out at the door. If you don’t put soap in your shopping cart, you could end up with a sink full of dirty dishes. If you don’t charge your phone at night, you could run out of power halfway through the day.
Change could very well be the defining descriptor of the year 2020 as we head into the new decade with a Super Bowl that didn’t feature the Patriots, an active Hawaii legislative session, upcoming presidential, state and local elections, and new partnerships in the Kauai community that work toward resiliency and disaster response.