Kilauea Road lane closures set

The county Department of Public Works announced that portions of Kilauea Road will be closed from July 22 to July 26 to allow Maui Kupono Builders to conduct road-construction work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather-permitting. Construction will take place between Kolo Road and Titcomb Street.

Workshop on for livestock farmers

The Natural Resources Conservation Service, East and West Kauai Soil and Water Conservation Districts and University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources’ Cooperative Extension Service are holding a free workshop for livestock managers and farmers who are interested in learning more about deep and dry litter livestock systems, and NRCS financial assistance. The meeting is from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Kauai Community College in the Learning Resource Center room 130.

‘We fight in aloha’

LIHUE — In Tuesday’s early afternoon heat, kupuna and kanaka gathered at the intersection of Ahukini and Kapule Highway, known as the airport corner.

Weather in a warming world

LIHUE — Keiki with the new Camp Kahili gathered at the Lihue library on Monday evening to hear about hurricanes.

Kauai golfers share in HSJGA awards

LIHUE — Rilen Loo of Lihue and Samantha Nichols of Waimea are among the six recipients named to share in $20,000 in scholarships through the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Dana Kalmey of New York has been following the journey of Kalani Vierra and Krystl Apeles Erickson for the past three years while working on a documentary for the champion tandem surfing team.

Hirono, colleagues challenge USGS policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and 21 of her U.S. Senate colleagues recently sent a letter to Dr. James Reilly, director of the U.S. Geological Survey, to express their concern over recent reports that USGS will only utilize climate models that project the effects of climate change through 2040.

High surf is educational

LIHUE — The National Weather Service has a high surf advisory for waves breaking between six to nine feet in effect until 6 a.m., Tuesday.

Confidential KPD records to be used in trial

LIHUE — Records related to an internal police investigation could be used to determine the credibility of officers set to testify in the upcoming trial of a man accused of killing a 19-year-old Kapaa woman in a hit-and-run accident two years ago.

Do something about Westside water pollution

Every single day of the week, the Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) dumps millions of gallons of water polluted with pesticides and heavy metals into the ocean in areas where Kauai’s Westide residents fish, surf and recreate with their families.

KVB: Remember the new North Shore rules

HAENA — The Kauai Visitors Bureau is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been recently introduced following the reopening of access to Haena State Park, which includes the Kalalau Trail, Hanakapiai Falls and Ke‘e Beach on the North Shore.

New rules for boat ramp

HANALEI — The Department of Parks and Recreation has implemented new rules for after-hours use of Weke Boat Ramp.

Council meeting Wednesday

The Kauai County Council is scheduled to meet 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Historic County Building.