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But a UH archaeologist says the Russian presence was minimal — and any plan should focus on the fort’s place in Native Hawaiian history.
Kauai County had already cracked down on hundreds of remote visitor rentals. The flood might have doomed many more.
Kauai has historically allowed development along rivers and in coastal areas vulnerable to flooding.
The state’s detailed assessment of damage includes destroyed homes and roads, lost tourism dollars and PTSD among residents.
The storm’s toll in Hanalei and more remote areas includes destroyed homes, lost jobs and vanished tourist dollars.
UPDATED: Officials expect to reopen one lane for emergency access on the damaged Kuhio Highway by May 7.
Several offenders who were given extended sentences for their crimes by a judge, rather than a jury, may have to be resentenced.
The state is decades behind in awarding land to Native Hawaiians on Mauna Kea and elsewhere under the state homestead act.
An energy company has proposed buying the 55,000 acre ranch, which has been idle since 2008, to farm organic biofuels.
Bryan McKay Moorefield led a seemingly carefree life in Waikiki, but was searching for a way off the streets at the time of his death.
A high school student was disciplined for rearranging the school flagpole to fly the Hawaiian flag above the U.S. flag.