NAPALI — Researchers with the National Tropical Botanical Garden were devastated when the last known wild member of the endemic flowering plant Hibiscadelphus woodii was found dead in the Kalalau Valley in 2011.
HONOLULU — As muddy rainwater surged from Hawaii’s steep seaside mountains and inundated residential communities last month, the damage caused by flooding was obvious — houses were destroyed and businesses swamped, landslides covered highways and raging rivers and streams were clogged with debris.
KOLOA — “We’ll have a piece of Fried Chicken,” the couple said to Arlyn Perez of Kaua‘i Family Cafe, described as a “Filipino food eatery, as Perez undid the lids concealing a wide variety of food offerings, including finger foods like Spam Musubi to a vegetarian stew with octopus, Saturday as the clock hands teased 4 o’ clock.
KAPA‘A — Members of Kaua‘i African Drum/Dance and users of Ke Ala Hele Makala‘e multi-use path were treated to a special learning experience, Sunday.
The state Department of Health vaccine clinic at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihu‘e is now accepting walk-ins for residents age 60 and older and those needing language assistance. The vaccine manufactured by Moderna is available at this location.