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Kauai: Farmers Fight To Keep Irrigation System Running Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Kauai: Farmers Fight To Keep Irrigation System Running

Updated. The state has announced its intent to shut down key reservoirs if the Legislature and a water cooperative don’t find a solution.

NTSB Report: Visibility Low When Kauai Tourist Helicopter Crashed NTSB photo by Brice Banning

NTSB Report: Visibility Low When Kauai Tourist Helicopter Crashed

The preliminary report also said that the helicopter’s pilot was on his eighth and final scheduled 50-minute tour flight of the day.

Feds Plan To Extract Kauai Tour Helicopter Wreckage NTSB photo by Brice Banning

Feds Plan To Extract Kauai Tour Helicopter Wreckage

The National Transportation Safety Board plans to have a preliminary report from its investigation in three weeks and the final report within two years.

Cliffs, Jungle A Big Hurdle For Feds In Hawaii Copter Crash MK3 Forest Herring/U.S. Coast Guard

Cliffs, Jungle A Big Hurdle For Feds In Hawaii Copter Crash

The helicopter company, Safari Helicopters, has had 11 enforcement actions since 1994.

Kauai Tour Helicopter Crash Kills All 7 Onboard Dan Dennison/Hawaii DLNR

Kauai Tour Helicopter Crash Kills All 7 Onboard

UPDATED: County officials confirmed Saturday that all six passengers, including three minors, and pilot died.

Kauai: Hemp Growers Battle Both State Restrictions And Medical Skeptics Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Kauai: Hemp Growers Battle Both State Restrictions And Medical Skeptics

They hope the Legislature will move decisively to liberalize regulations that limit the marketing of hemp products.

Kauai: County Admits It Wrongly Allowed A Divisive Brush Cutting Project Gina Lobato

Kauai: County Admits It Wrongly Allowed A Divisive Brush Cutting Project

Critics say a homeowner was allowed to cut down trees and brush along a popular trail in order to improve his view.

Kauai Councilman Arrested For Assault Of Cop Kauai County

Kauai Councilman Arrested For Assault Of Cop

Councilman Arthur Brun is charged with first-degree assault of a law enforcement officer.

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.

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