County officials agreed that giving up park land for the proposed affordable housing was more than the community would tolerate.
The Jewish Community of Kauai will also celebrate the completion of a new Torah during the High Holidays.
Health department surveys provide the most detailed assessment yet of how people are responding to new state preparedness recommendations.
The steepened penalty is expected to deter problematic illegal parking near popular beaches, trailheads and attractions on Kauai’s secluded North Shore.
Pesticides, heavy metals, sediment and other pollutants have been discharged by a state agency through an illegal plantation-era ditch system since 2015.
Confidential questionnaires will be conducted at random across Kauai to assess how ready residents are for an emergency.
Crowd control measures at the renovated Haena State Park will help state parks officials respond to staggering tourism growth.