Residents are concerned about the group giving the spiritual community there a bad name.
Former Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho garnered enough votes to move on to the November election.
Some of the state’s most prominent figures drop by regularly to discuss island issues and the coronavirus pandemic.
Only one candidate said the state should welcome tourists immediately without requiring some kind of testing or quarantine.
The coronavirus pandemic has restricted campaigning and made the economic crisis the dominant issue.
With money from Common Ground, two companies are finding ways to scale up and pivot away from tourism despite COVID-19.
A 19-year veteran of the police department, Barry DeBlake was arrested while on duty following an incident that left a 29-year-old woman injured.
Kauai County forged a similar partnership with the vacation rental platform Vrbo last week. The deals are expected to help the county to enforce vacation rental rules.