There are many jokes out there on social media about the coronavirus featuring the popular beer of the same name. I once shared them and thought them funny. However, at this point, this virus must be taken seriously, and there is nothing funny about it.
Today, on the Kauai County Council Agenda is Bill 2775, a measure introduced by Councilmembers Mason Chock and KipuKai Kuali‘i that would effectively ban the use of most styrofoam or polystyrene fast-food containers. This in my opinion is a very good thing (and this is an opinion column for those that are concerned about my offering an opinion).
It’s hard to keep up with all the fast-moving information on EVs (electric vehicles) and self-driving cars and trucks.
Mahalo for the public’s patience while we continue to improve our facilities at Black Pot after the flood. As we embark on our public planning process concerning additional improvements at the park, we know there have been questions concerning the material choice and maintenance of the parking lot surface.
The news is finally coming out of Iowa! Well, not really. I’m guessing it will be several more days before the final, final, final results are announced.
If you’re like me, you probably think of Young Brothers Ltd., the inter-island shipping company, as a public utility, much like the water department, Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative, Hawaiian Telcom or Spectrum cable.
There are many issues that concern local residents. Lack of affordable rentals and housing, poorly maintained roads and visitors overcrowding our islands are problems everyone has to deal with daily. In fact, we have been dealing with them daily for the last twenty five years.
In TGI’s Guest Opinion January 22nd, Gary Hooser shared that “the Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism has determined that for a single person without children the hourly wage needed to simply ‘subsist’ is approximately $17.50 per hour.”