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The GMO company will pay $150,000 instead of the $4.8 million that had been sought for exposing Kauai workers to pesticides.
The last frontier of a centuries-old Hawaiian tradition is threatened from the air, from the sea, and from broken beer bottles.
The 19th century home of Kauai’s last queen was later the resort where “Blue Hawaii” was filmed. Now a new resort is planned.
A $13.8 million makeover is planned for Kauai’s center of industry and government, and at least one private investor is on board in a big way.
Politicians and industry reps attend the event in Poipu, where visitors wonder why the islands haven’t legalized recreational use.
A “voluntourism” enterprise pairs tourists with unique experiences that benefit the local communities on three islands.
An analysis by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service predicts that all colonies of two endangered bird species on the island could vanish as early as 2050.
County councils say state lawmakers should follow open meeting laws, even though they’re not legally required to.
A Kauai physician says the federal restrictions prevent women on his island from being able to end pregnancies there.
A community garden and incubator lots are just the beginning, say organizers looking to answer “big questions about things like food security.”
A company points to a 2012 state law as it sues for the right to sell its coffee beans and cigars on agricultural land.
A researcher analyzed drownings over 42 years. The beach with the most fatalities isn’t considered the most hazardous.