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Hawaii Replaces Maui And Kauai Ambulance Company With One That Has A Questionable Record Allan Parachini/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii Replaces Maui And Kauai Ambulance Company With One That Has A Questionable Record

Paramedics and EMTs say the Hawaii Department of Health has lowered care standards for Maui and Kauai.

Kauai Utility Cuts Power To Kokee Amid Fire Watch Flickr: Deb Nystrom

Kauai Utility Cuts Power To Kokee Amid Fire Watch

The member-owned utility announced precautionary measures it would take to reduce the risk of fire.

Polihale Park Is Poised For A $4.3 Million Makeover Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2023

Polihale Park Is Poised For A $4.3 Million Makeover

The remote park that is the site of Native Hawaiian burials and a popular camping spot has suffered years of neglect.

A ‘Complete Rebuild’ Is Underway For Kauai’s Hobbled Water Utility Courtesy: Kauai Department of Water/2023

A ‘Complete Rebuild’ Is Underway For Kauai’s Hobbled Water Utility

The county water department has fallen woefully behind while shuffling through six managers in eight years.

Report: Kauai Backslides In At-Home Disaster Preparedness CSU/CIRA and NOAA/NESDIS

Report: Kauai Backslides In At-Home Disaster Preparedness

A significant number of households have less emergency food and water supplies in the aftermath of the pandemic.

Kauai County May Let The State Manage Haena Beach Park Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2017

Kauai County May Let The State Manage Haena Beach Park

Riding the success of new state park crowd controls, residents want to extend the parking management system to the nearby county park.

This Revamped State Park On Kauai Is A Case Study For Beating Overtourism, Officials Say Courtesy: DLNR

This Revamped State Park On Kauai Is A Case Study For Beating Overtourism, Officials Say

New crowd control and parking enforcement measures at Haena could help bring special places back into balance statewide.

Coconut Rhinoceros Beetles Make Landfall On Kauai David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Coconut Rhinoceros Beetles Make Landfall On Kauai

The invasive insect has decimated the Pacific's coconut palm populations. Now it's been found on Kauai.

Tour Boat Companies Say Bill To Beat Overtourism Would Sink Their Business Courtesy: Na Pali Experience/2023

Tour Boat Companies Say Bill To Beat Overtourism Would Sink Their Business

State regulators have issued too many commercial permits at some harbors. A plan to take some of them back is drawing controversy.

A Lauded Summer Food Program Has Restarted But Rural Kids Could Miss Out Due To USDA Rules David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

A Lauded Summer Food Program Has Restarted But Rural Kids Could Miss Out Due To USDA Rules

Demographic shifts mean that all of Maui County is excluded from a federal program meant to benefit kids in rural communities.