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Rice Street Revitalization: In 2015, the Kaua‘i Board of REALTORS® took a pro-active role in the County’s effort to breathe life and economic stimulation into the Lihu‘e Rice Street business district. With the recent National “TIGER” Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) award to the County of Kaua‘i in the amount of $13 million, the [...]

By | 2017-09-22T09:12:43+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

For Kaua‘i Takes Home SPJ Awards

For Kaua‘i Editor in Chief Léo Azambuja For Kaua‘i Newspaper took home two awards at this year’s Excellence in Journalism Awards presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Hawai‘i Chapter in June. In the “Community Reporting” category, For Kaua‘i took First Place with Festival of Lights — 20 Years Brightening Christmas on Kaua‘i, [...]

By | 2017-09-22T08:49:53+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Police Arrests 8, Removes Illegal Campsites in Kapa‘a, Līhu‘e

A KPD officer and a county park ranger are shown gathering abandoned items during KPD’s special operation on Monday. Photo courtesy of Kaua‘i County The Kaua‘i Police Department’s Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team conducted a special mission on Monday in the Līhu‘e and Kapa‘a areas, which led to arrests, the removal of illegal campsites [...]

By | 2017-09-20T02:04:09+00:00 September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

‘I‘iwi Receives Protection Under Endangered Species Act

‘I‘iwi, or scarlet honeycreeper (Vestiaria coccinea). Photo courtesy of USFWS Once one of the most common forest birds in the Hawaiian Islands, the ‘i‘iwi, also known as the scarlet honeycreeper, will be protected as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, according to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service news release. The [...]

By | 2017-09-19T10:04:41+00:00 September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials Begins at UH Medical School

Beau Nakamoto A clinical trial on a drug that researchers hope will reduce inflammation in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease will begin at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine, according to a recent UH news release. The JABSOM trial involves an investigational therapy, NP001, developed by Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company [...]

By | 2017-09-14T22:06:13+00:00 September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

UH Contributes to Study of Evolution of Multi-Cellularity in Animals

Chromosphaera perkinsii NK52, a new microbial eukaryote genus and species cultivated from Hawaiʻi. Photo courtesy of UH Scientists have long wondered how single-celled organisms evolved into the multicellular animals we see today, but addressing this has only recently become possible by comparing complete genome sequences of diverse organisms. A study that included newly [...]

By | 2017-09-14T22:01:25+00:00 September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

BLNR to Consider Judge’s Recommendation in TMT Contested Case Wednesday

An artist concept illustrating the TMT Observatory at the proposed site on Mauna Kea. Image courtesy of tmt.org The Hawai‘i State Board of Land and Natural Resources will hear oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Conservation District Use Application for the Thirty Meter Telescope at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve, [...]

By | 2017-09-19T07:46:10+00:00 September 16th, 2017|0 Comments

County Prohibits Cars on Black Pot Beach in Hanalei 

This photo taken on Sept. 12 shows the erosion along the shoreline at Black Pot Beach. Vehicular access to this area is prohibited until further notice as a safety precaution. The county Department of Parks and Recreation announced vehicular access to the shoreline at Hanalei Black Pot Beach, between the Hanalei River mouth [...]

By | 2017-09-19T07:47:00+00:00 September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Early Detection Key to Keeping Kaua‘i’s Streams Healthy

By Ruby Pap Salvinia molesta collected from Kilauea. Photo courtesy of Kelsey Brock If you see Salvinia molesta (Salvinia) in any of our streams please report it immediately to the Kaua‘i Invasive Species Committee (KISC) at 821-1490. In doing so, you will help prevent this noxious weed from taking over the ecosystem. Commonly [...]

By | 2017-09-08T13:25:03+00:00 September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Dogs on the Path

By Tommy Noyes Cheryl and Joy Claypoole were glad to meet Dianne Kennedy on the path — they both own Old English Sheep Dogs. Path Ambassador Thomas Noyes and Kaua‘i Humane Society volunteer Randy Blake approached the dog owners to be sure they had poop bags and were complying with the county’s requirements. [...]

By | 2017-09-12T00:14:44+00:00 September 13th, 2017|0 Comments