The Department of Land and Natural Resources also hopes to cut in half the number of daily visitors to Haena State Park and its famed beaches and trails.
The eight-bedroom Adolescent Treatment and Healing Center in Kapaia was first proposed in 2003.
Researchers are using satellite collars and other new tools to improve efforts to identify, isolate and dispose of the cats that pose the biggest risk.
More than a year after an epic flood devastated Kauai’s north shore, public access to the two-mile stretch of Kuhio Highway is still not restored.
The fight over ownership and preservation of land now surrounded by Mark Zuckerberg’s estate goes back nearly two decades.
Rapid ohia death, which has felled hundreds of thousands of the environmentally and culturally important trees on the Big Island, was first spotted on Kauai in May.
The Facebook founder said he would no longer try to acquire “kuleana” parcels held by families for generations on Kauai’s North Shore, but now they’re being auctioned off.