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Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging Kauai’s Termination Of Youth Drug Treatment Contract Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2020

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging Kauai’s Termination Of Youth Drug Treatment Contract

The plaintiff had skipped out on a series of court dates, leading its attorney to withdraw from the case.

Land Donor Takes Back Kauai’s Unopened Youth Drug Treatment Center Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2022

Land Donor Takes Back Kauai’s Unopened Youth Drug Treatment Center

New private ownership could prove more nimble than government. But old business model troubles persist.

Kauai County: Derek Kawakami Cruises To Another Term As Mayor Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2022

Kauai County: Derek Kawakami Cruises To Another Term As Mayor

Tuesday’s election narrowed down the County Council race from 14 candidates to its final seven members.

Another Native Kauai Plant Is Now Considered ‘Extinct In The Wild’ International Union for Conservation of Nature

Another Native Kauai Plant Is Now Considered ‘Extinct In The Wild’

A team of biologists is now trying to breed ‘alula so they can reintroduce the plant before it’s too late.

Kauai Plans For Sea Level Rise With New Building Standards Courtesy: Kauai County/2022

Kauai Plans For Sea Level Rise With New Building Standards

The county became the state’s first municipality to regulate construction based on flood projections spurred by sea level rise.

Kauai Ballot Proposals Target Election Costs And Salary Caps Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2020

Kauai Ballot Proposals Target Election Costs And Salary Caps

Voters in November will decide whether to adopt four proposals to change laws that govern daily life on the Garden Island.

Kauai Is Building One Of The Nation’s Longest Predator-Proof Fences. Here’s Why Scott Yunker/Civil Beat/2022

Kauai Is Building One Of The Nation’s Longest Predator-Proof Fences. Here’s Why

The federally funded project aims to protect endangered seabirds from a range of invasive mammals.

Kauai Wants To Disaster-Proof New Buildings By Putting Them On Stilts Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Kauai Wants To Disaster-Proof New Buildings By Putting Them On Stilts

Kauai would become the state’s first municipality to regulate construction based on flood projections spurred on by sea level rise.

State Tourism Officials Visit Kauai To Pitch Progress: ‘We’re Not Your Grandfather’s HTA’ Alana Eagle/Civil Beat/2018

State Tourism Officials Visit Kauai To Pitch Progress: ‘We’re Not Your Grandfather’s HTA’

Tourism, historically subject to little restraint, faces growing controls. But stressed-out residents say it’s not enough.

2 Dogs Found Dead After Kauai Animal Shelter Break-in Kauai Humane Society/2022

2 Dogs Found Dead After Kauai Animal Shelter Break-in

More than 75 dogs were set loose from kennels at the Kauai Human Society during an early morning break-in.