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Kauai County forged a similar partnership with the vacation rental platform Vrbo last week. The deals are expected to help the county to enforce vacation rental rules.
Operators of a luxury resort hotel under renovation decided to give its used furnishings away to a number of nonprofits.
Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami’s decisive handling of the COVID-19 pandemic — and the Garden Isle’s relatively low disease infection count — has won him praise locally and statewide.
The plan to test travelers twice with a six-day quarantine in a designated hotel would apply to returning residents as well.
In a letter to Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami, Grove Farm President and CEO Warren Haruki said he is disappointed that the original vision for the facility “was not given a chance to succeed.”
The state is seeking a $650,000 federal grant to set up a pilot program for using medication-assisted treatment to address drug dependency in corrections facilities statewide.
The resort is likely headed for the auction block, but the building’s remaining concrete frames could lose their structural integrity before a new owner is in place.
The director of Hope Treatment Services said the county broke his contract to provide inpatient drug treatment to youth because it couldn’t obtain a license to operate fast enough.
A local music store owner and a nonprofit have teamed up to present graduating seniors with an unusual gift.
With farmer’s markets and restaurants closed by the coronavirus, two nonprofits set up programs to distribute the farmers’ harvest directly to consumers and feeding programs.
On Kauai, suicide is an old problem. But it’s gaining new urgency as the island grapples with a spate of tragic deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.
His Facebook videos showing him covering rappers, dancing and making ice cream are meant to “break the boredom together as a community.”
County officials say Kauai imposed public restrictions quickly. But some residents think the government’s gone too far.
Residents of Department of Hawaiian Home Lands properties are eligible for the new program, which aims to alleviate overcrowding in many homes.
Like other businesses, the pot shops are offering special kupuna services and social distancing practices.