Valor Mexia ‘perfect’ at chess tourney

Thirty players competed in the first Kauai Community Chess Tournament at the Lihue Public Library on Saturday. Half of them entered the youth section for grades K-8, and the other half entered the adult section for grades 9 and up.

Kauai Quilt Show ends today

Even the elephant has a name, said Sharon Jacobs, one of the Kauai Quilt Show sitters Monday at the Kauai Society of Artists gallery at the Kukui Grove Center.

‘Let’s Talk’ for Women’s History Month

The Committee on the Status of Women for Women’s History Month invites the public to experience a free heart-to-heart talk with featured speakers and honorees Renae Hamilton-Cambeilh and Gina Kaulukukui on March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.

Hawaii is alive and well at the DNC

I recently had the honor and privilege of traveling to Washington, D.C., to represent the Democratic Party of Hawaii at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee.

Going back to Cali! Machado signs record deal with Padres

Though it seemed more and more like a possibility the longer the free agency period dragged, the San Diego Padres were a long shot to land prized free agent Manny Machado. After months of speculation has crept all the way into the beginning of spring training, they did just that, signing the third baseman to a 10-year, $300 million deal on Tuesday.

Keonimana Gents stand alone

PUHI — Persistent showers made a quagmire of the Wailua Houselots Garden Park Softball diamond, forcing the Kauai Senior Softball League to rapidly rearrange the schedule and make use of the softball stadium in Puhi Park. Despite the storm, the park in Puhi handled the weather well and was in fine condition for play.