The state is seeking a $650,000 federal grant to set up a pilot program for using medication-assisted treatment to address drug dependency in corrections facilities statewide.
Kauai’s police chief is encouraging officers to attend protests and have candid conversations with citizens — and each other.
The director of Hope Treatment Services said the county broke his contract to provide inpatient drug treatment to youth because it couldn’t obtain a license to operate fast enough.
On Kauai, suicide is an old problem. But it’s gaining new urgency as the island grapples with a spate of tragic deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.
But the county has lifted a nightly curfew that was ordered back in March.
His Facebook videos showing him covering rappers, dancing and making ice cream are meant to “break the boredom together as a community.”
Kauai County is advising residents to avoid the ocean near Lydgate Beach Park.
Under an emergency order, Mayor Derek Kawakami said an island-wide curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. will begin Friday.
Kauai’s last mom and pop market is fighting to stay in business and nurture a new breed of local entrepreneurs.