2 new active cases linked to inter-island travel

LIHU‘E — Yesterday, Kaua‘i District Health officials announced two new positive cases of COVID-19, both related to inter-island travel. This brings the active case count to four, and the cumulative total to 51.

Bikes on Rice is back with new eBikes

LIHU‘E — Wendy McKintosh got to use a new electric-assisted bicycle during the August Bikes on Rice event sponsored by Get Fit Kaua‘i, the Kaua‘i Path, the County of Kaua‘i, and a host of community sponsors.

Anahola roadwork to pick up again

ANAHOLA — The Department of Public Works and DMK and Associates will continue pavement preservation measures slated for earlier this summer in Anahola on weekdays, weather permitting, on Hokualele Road (makai of Kuhio Hwy to end), Kamalomaloo Place, and Malama Aina Place.

Kaua‘i theatre pros lead free workshops

LIHU‘E — Taj Gutierrez, one of the performers in the cast of “Leave A Light On: A 10th Anniversary Cabaret,” will be starting a Teen Production Intensive workshop for youth 14 to 18 years of starting this weekend.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, August 12

Congratulations to Eric Burton of The Kaua‘i Store and Emilia Knudsen of the Kaua‘i Community Pantry that reopened on Monday closing in July in order for Burton to transition “from vine to vine!”

Births for Wednesday, August 12, 2020

• Kaison Douglas Basuel • Kingston Sonny Suniga • Kailie Anela Shigeko Jacobs • Mahie Kikue Uemura • Na‘ile‘anokeakua Ola Kawaikini Leandro Perreira Soares

Obituaries for Wednesday, August 12, 2020

• Dolores ‘Dolly’ Gabriel Mandap • Margie Tsuyono Omuro • Elsie M. Dusenberry Nishi Garcia • Reynaldo Rosales Palacio • Betty S. Kobayashi • Lysander Nacnac • Raymond W. Smith

Celebrating women on 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

LIHU‘E — The video will be out in a couple of days, said RoseAnne Jones of the American Association of University Women, and the Kaua‘i Society of Artists, Monday when the multi-media exhibit opened its doors at the KSA gallery at the Kukui Grove Center.

No UH football in the fall

LIHU‘E — The Mountain West Conference announced Monday the indefinite postponement of all scheduled fall sports contests and Mountain West championship events in response to ongoing challenges with the effective mitigation and management of the COVID-19 virus in conjunction with athletic competitions.

Learn how to be zero waste

LIHU‘E — One of the most pressing issues the county faces is on the subject of waste diversion, John Harder, co-founder of Zero Waste Kaua‘i said.

More perspective on several Kaua‘i projects

In response to Debunking the House Bill Myths By Laurie Quarton — while the author of the Aug. 4, 2020, TGI article ‘Debunking the House Bill Myths’, has identified several projects on Kaua‘i that were constructed over the past few years, the author seems to be misinformed as to how these projects actually came about. While these projects were physically developed after the current housing ordinance (Ord. 860 effective as of December 10, 2007 without the mayor’s signature became Chapter 7A) these projects had nothing to do with meeting requirements imposed by this ordinance.

Births for Tuesday, August 11, 2020

• Riley Quinn Halia Kaili Molali Hart Belmonte • Liliana Grace Grayling • Kia‘iokekai Keanuenue Ki‘ilau-Pezario • Emilia August Wabinga • Kade Toshiro Taketa • Kaisen Nakoa Huddleston • Rhyder-Dean Kanileookalani Pulu Moe • Acen Kash Soares • Alaka‘i Kanewaiola Pomaika‘i