Whale carcass washes up at Kealia

Kauai Fire Department Ocean Safety Bureau officials closed Kealia Beach to swimming until further notice due to a whale carcass that washed ashore Saturday morning.

Kapaa football team honored

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union, in partnership with ScoringLive, named the Kapaa High School football team as the 2019 winners of its “Life Matters Award” for their cleanup efforts following the April 2019 record-setting rainfall and flooding.

Da Shadow: Hanamaulu dust-prevention measures

w Editor’s note: Old-timers might still remember the introduction from “The Shadow” radio program: “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!” Jerome Freitas, a retired state Department of Transportation worker who is now better known as Da Shadow, since 2004 has been meeting with government representatives about problems he has discovered or that have been reported to him, and reporting the county’s responses.

Happy Camper for Sunday, May 26, 2019

What is a Portuguese hot dog with chili on a bun with cheese? That must be one of “da kine food we like to eat” being offered by Hoku Char-Taala of Hoku’s at the Waimea Product Fair coordinated by Memory Robinson, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the shadow of the old Waimea mill — you just never know what kind of treasures you’ll find on a visit to the Waimea Canyon Middle School (and where was Tory Kagawa?) and the developing mural by its 20 Percent class and teachers Kileen Gilroy, Paige Kemerer, and artist Kalln Mier.

Obituaries for Sunday, May 26, 2019

• Federico F. Astrologio Jr. • Fausto Sambajon Torres • Diana Napua Nakamura • James Arcibal Macadamia • Susan Lanette Uchida • Steven Paul Hilbert • Claudia (Agor) Murray