LIHU‘E — Restaurants could be shut down by the state if they don’t enforce social distancing or other pandemic guidelines, and the Hawaii Health Department issued a press release Thursday reminding food establishments of the “serious consequences” should they fail to follow the emergency rules.
LIHU‘E — “This one works,” said Wilcox Elementary School Principal Corey Nakamura, Thursday morning as he leafed through the delivery of fabric face masks by representatives of the Lihu‘e Hongwanji Women’s Club. “It fits, you can talk without removing it completely, and there’s even a fitting so it doesn’t fall off your nose.”
LIHU‘E – Since Mayor Derek Kawakami signed the first emergency proclamation relating to COVID-19 on March 4, life has been different for business owners and residents on Kaua‘i.
The free Caring for Our Community meal and food giveaway was a perfect platform for the Kaua‘i County Council hopefuls (there’s at least 22 of them) to get to meet the community, or let the community meet them, since the event was not a virtual event and people could meet each other in person, like Yoshi L’Hote (Sandi Kato-Klutke said it’s “Yoshito”), who along with his ‘ohana is the face of the ‘Aina Ho‘okupu CSA (community-sourced agriculture) boxes (those iced watermelons looked especially appealing in the hot Waimea sun) that have been popular all over the island.
The Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk will be offering drive-thru voter-registration services in the back parking area between the Historic County Building and state Department of Human Services Kaua‘i Processing Center (former courthouse).