KONA — Four Hawaiian monk seals were successfully released last Wednesday on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge after rehabilitation at Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital and visitor center in Kailua-Kona that is dedicated to the endangered marine mammal.
LIHU‘E — The Hawai‘i Department of Health Clean Air Branch issued fines to four companies last week for violating air permit regulations, including one on Kaua‘i.
HONOLULU — Kade Kikuchi went up 4 and 3 over 20 holes with Niki Upson to win the Kaua‘i Boys 13-18 bracket during the Hawai‘i State Junior Golf Association (HSJGA) Match Play Tournament that benefitted the Hawai‘i Foodbank.
LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i Complex Area will be implementing a 100% distance learning model for at least the first four weeks of school beginning next week.
LIHU‘E — Yesterday, the Kaua‘i District Health Office reported one new positive case of COVID-19.
HONOLULU — Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) announced that Hawai‘i will receive $3,004,369 in new federal funding to cover the increased costs associated with the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
LIHU‘E — Last week, Planning Director Ka‘aina Hull introduced six bills to complement the newly proposed West Kaua‘i Community Plan by amending the Kaua‘i County Code’s comprehensive zoning ordinances.
PO‘IPU — Shiloh Hunt needed a big ride, Sunday during the finals of the Super Grom, or 9 and Under, keiki push-in, division at the Second Annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic contested at the PK’s and Centers breaks.
Jeffrey Hubbard held off the competitive field in the open pro division to end up with a high seed in the finals Sunday during the second day of the Second annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic that unfolded before hundreds of surf fans at the PK’s break.
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Edie Ignacio Neumiller (she’s a Zonta Club of Kaua‘i past president) said the Kaua‘i County Committee on the Status of Women will be part of the Friday program at the unique historical exhibit of women leaders from 4:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Society of Artists gallery in Kukui Grove Center.