Mardi Gras on Kauai

Pre-registration is not only saving money but allows more time to enjoy the Mardi Gras festivities, said Ally Kirk of the Kauai Animal Welfare Society.

Concert features Keola Beamer

Mark the calendars for 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9, for a two-hour concert with Keola Beamer and Jeff Peterson, at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort near Hanamaulu.

Ocean count training Friday

The sanctuary ocean count volunteer training and whale lecture will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Kukui Grove Center to open the third week of the Kauai OceanFest celebration.

The power of redemption

Every few weeks there seems to be a new revelation unearthed about some past foible involving a politician, media star or some other public persona.

HHSAA, HMSA to donate defibrillators

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) is teaming up with the Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) to distribute 320 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to 95 HHSAA public and private high schools statewide. The schools were selected based on their student population and how many AED devices they already have.