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Kauai: Roman Polanski Victim Finds Refuge On Garden Island Allan Parachini/ Civil Beat

Kauai: Roman Polanski Victim Finds Refuge On Garden Island

Samantha Geimer, hounded by the media for years, found that on Kauai, “no one has the slightest interest in what happened to me.”

Allan Parachini: Coco Palms Battle Is A New Front In An Old War Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Allan Parachini: Coco Palms Battle Is A New Front In An Old War

More protesters were removed from an encampment near the iconic resort Wednesday as Kauai officials fend off esoteric legal claims.

Brittany Lyte: A Mystery Photo Makes Its Way Back Home — 76 Years Later Takasawa Studio/ courtesy Judi Palumbo

Brittany Lyte: A Mystery Photo Makes Its Way Back Home — 76 Years Later

After the wedding photo was posted on Facebook, a Kauai woman immediately recognized the couple as her grandparents.

Kauai Mayor Wants To Be Hawaii’s Lieutenant Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kauai Mayor Wants To Be Hawaii’s Lieutenant Governor

Stressing education and family issues, Bernard Carvalho Jr. joins a crowded field of candidates for the state’s No. 2 job.

Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature

County councils say state lawmakers should follow open meeting laws, even though they’re not legally required to.

ACLU Sues To Challenge FDA Limits On Access To Abortion Pill Courtesy of Graham Chelius

ACLU Sues To Challenge FDA Limits On Access To Abortion Pill

A Kauai physician says the federal restrictions prevent women on his island from being able to end pregnancies there.

Brittany Lyte: Sustainable Food Movement Flourishes On Kauai’s North Shore Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Brittany Lyte: Sustainable Food Movement Flourishes On Kauai’s North Shore

A community garden and incubator lots are just the beginning, say organizers looking to answer “big questions about things like food security.”

Brittany Lyte: Has Kauai Finally Found A Site For A New Landfill? Brittany Lyte/ Civil Beat

Brittany Lyte: Has Kauai Finally Found A Site For A New Landfill?

After a decade of effort, the county has located a preferred site for a new $65 million facility. But the plan will likely face NIMBY opposition.

Brittany Lyte: Kauai’s Shifting Sands Offer Clues To Beach’s Future Brittany Lyte/ Civil Beat

Brittany Lyte: Kauai’s Shifting Sands Offer Clues To Beach’s Future

A local scientist is trying to understand how development might affect Wailua beach near the Coco Palms resort site.

Brittany Lyte: Can Tiny Houses Fix This Big Problem? LiveWell Hawaii Modular Homes

Brittany Lyte: Can Tiny Houses Fix This Big Problem?

A 480-square-foot house recently built on Native Hawaiian trust land in Kauai is a pilot project for dealing with a dire housing shortage.

Kauai Council Says No Thanks To $100K To Fight Climate Change Courtesy: Alana Eagle

Kauai Council Says No Thanks To $100K To Fight Climate Change

Opponents of taking the money question whether the county needs its own plan. One said the work should be left to the federal government.

11 Arrested In State Effort To Control Access To Napali Coast Wilderness Courtesy of DLNR

11 Arrested In State Effort To Control Access To Napali Coast Wilderness

More than 200 people have been taken into custody since 2015 in a state wilderness park on Kauai.

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