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Kauai:  A New Folk Music Festival In the Spirit Of King Kalakaua

Kauai: A New Folk Music Festival In the Spirit Of King Kalakaua

Blues icon Taj Mahal and bluegrass legend Peter Rowan will headline Kauai’s first large folk festival at the Grove Farm Museum.

Kauai: Residents Just Saved This Park From Becoming A Housing Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kauai: Residents Just Saved This Park From Becoming A Housing Project

County officials agreed that giving up park land for the proposed affordable housing was more than the community would tolerate.

Kauai County Buys 400 Acres In Waimea Kauai County

Kauai County Buys 400 Acres In Waimea

The $5.3 million sale of agriculture land could be used for recreation, housing or economic uses, Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami said.

Kauai: New Rabbi Marks A Turning Point For Island’s Tiny Jewish Community Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Kauai: New Rabbi Marks A Turning Point For Island’s Tiny Jewish Community

The Jewish Community of Kauai will also celebrate the completion of a new Torah during the High Holidays.

Kauai: 14 Days Of Emergency Supplies? Who Has That? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kauai: 14 Days Of Emergency Supplies? Who Has That?

Health department surveys provide the most detailed assessment yet of how people are responding to new state preparedness recommendations.

Keeping Poor People Out Of Jail On Kauai Blaze Lovell/CivilBeat

Keeping Poor People Out Of Jail On Kauai

The Kauai County prosecutor is betting a new policy for some traffic violations will help ease his overcrowded jail.

Illegal Parking Fees Rise From $35 To $235 On Kauai’s North Shore Cyril Fluck/Flickr

Illegal Parking Fees Rise From $35 To $235 On Kauai’s North Shore

The steepened penalty is expected to deter problematic illegal parking near popular beaches, trailheads and attractions on Kauai’s secluded North Shore.

Federal Judge Rules Toxic Water Discharged Off Kauai Is Illegal U.S. District Court

Federal Judge Rules Toxic Water Discharged Off Kauai Is Illegal

Pesticides, heavy metals, sediment and other pollutants have been discharged by a state agency through an illegal plantation-era ditch system since 2015.

Survey Will Assess Kauai Residents’ Disaster Preparedness

Survey Will Assess Kauai Residents’ Disaster Preparedness

Confidential questionnaires will be conducted at random across Kauai to assess how ready residents are for an emergency.

Kauai’s Newly Reopened Park Is A Case Study In Controlling Tourism DLNR

Kauai’s Newly Reopened Park Is A Case Study In Controlling Tourism

Crowd control measures at the renovated Haena State Park will help state parks officials respond to staggering tourism growth.

Kauai: As Crowds Grow, Tourists Will Start Paying to Visit The Most Popular Parks Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Kauai: As Crowds Grow, Tourists Will Start Paying to Visit The Most Popular Parks

The Department of Land and Natural Resources also hopes to cut in half the number of daily visitors to Haena State Park and its famed beaches and trails.

Kauai: Can $13 Million Save Lihue? Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Kauai: Can $13 Million Save Lihue?

A federal grant to reconfigure roads in the core of this island’s county seat could spur enough private investment to bring back the good times.

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