Give blood, the gift of life

Hip, hip, hooray! The Blood Bank is back again! Right. Blood. It should always be available and accessible to those who need it, especially during these hard times with the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Affordable Housing — Which side are you on?

The affordable housing conversation happening now at the County Council is an interesting one. As is the case for most complex “omnibus” type legislative proposals, there are both good and bad changes being proposed, depending on your perspective.

The Blank Vote Blues

A friend sent me a short message a few days after the Primary election asking, “Where do we go from here?” My initial response was simply, “Forward.”

Non-COVID diseases deserve your attention too

Although we all have been consumed by COVID concerns, and rightly so, there is a disease that has been here in its many and varied forms before COVID, during COVID, and it will be here after COVID. I’m talking about cancer.

Coco Palms status hearing ‘ignominious’

In the history of the Kaua‘i County Planning Commission, its meeting this past Tuesday to hear a status report on the derelict former Coco Palms Resort in Wailua may rank as one of the most ignominious gatherings it has ever held.