Kauai beats Waimea in straight sets

LIHUE — Kauai High School boys volleyball took Friday night’s encounter with Waimea in straight sets — 25-19, 25-16, and 25-20 — to set up for its meeting with Kapaa, Tuesday night during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys volleyball games at the Kauai High School gym.

Menehune sweep weekend twin bill

KAPAA — The Menehune are now in the driver’s seat in the season’s second round. Waimea High School’s varsity baseball team swept Kapaa High School in Saturday’s KIF baseball doubleheader at the Ron Martin Field on the Kapaa High School campus.

Noelani and Paul Pomroy

When May 1 unfolds, the Puna Court at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club will blossom with the color, fragrance and fabric of hundreds of lei for everyone to enjoy and experience. May Day is Lei Day.

Hawaii Life claims top recognition

Christie’s International Real Estate recognized Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers as Overall Affiliate of the Year winner, the highest honor bestowed by the world’s leading real estate network.

The flood – one year later

A year ago today, dozens of homes collapsed into rising waters on Kauai. Taro fields were wiped out. Businesses were inundated with water. Black Pot Beach Park virtually disappeared under a raging Hanalei River.

Beyond the roadblock

The water is crystal clear and turtles troll the reef at Ke‘e Beach, beyond the Kuhio Highway roadblock on Kauai’s North Shore.

DLNR employee fined by ethics commission

The Hawaii State Ethics Commission on Thursday released the findings of an investigation revealing a state Department of Land and Natural Resources employee on Kauai likely violated numerous state laws and ethics codes.

All plugged up

The county Department of Parks and Recreation, in an effort to combat runoff into the ocean, has plugged a water pipe at the Anini Beach Park boat ramp. Mariners are no longer able to wash down their vessels.

Relay For Life today in Hanapepe

The Relay For Life, which honors everyone who has been affected by cancer, starts tonight and wraps up Sunday morning at the Hanapepe Stadium soccer fields.