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.
A few precautions can prevent the spread of undesirable plants and critters, ecotourism operators are told. But the advice applies to everyone.
KKCR, which started broadcasting from the North Shore in 1994 and manages to stay on the air 24/7 with a paid staff of five and some volunteers, is trying to build a statewide audience.
Demonstrations like the March for Science and the Women’s March sometimes attract more than 500 participants at a grassy spot outside the airport.
On Kauai, voters were rejecting an amendment that would repeal the current term limits on County Council members.