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  1. S.O.S. on sand flags Coast Guard to man stuck in rip currentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point poses with a man they rescued Thursday, while on a routine patrol off Kauai. They were contacted by a tour helicopter on VHF radio channel 16 about an SOS marking written on the beach in the sand.

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  2. Kauai council kills separate tax for GMO researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE>> The Kauai County Council has killed a bill that could have resulted in higher taxes for companies researching genetically modified crops. The bill would have changed the way taxes are assessed on biotechnology research companies.

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  3. Council rule requires 1-week notice by mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE >> The Kauai County Council has approved a new rule that asks reporters and media organizations to provide a week's notice before shooting photos or video at their meetings. Council members said they're hoping to ensure order when big issues arise and several media outlets come to the chambers.

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  4. Audits echo previous Kauai County problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE >> Three audit reports show that Kauai County is still struggling with financial and record-keeping issues that have been raised in the past. The Garden Island reported Friday three of the five issues highlighted appeared in previous audits.

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  5. Bill to create tax tier for GMO land is hit with veto by Garden Isle mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE>> Kauai's mayor has vetoed a bill that would have likely resulted in higher property taxes for agricultural lands used to research genetically modified crops. Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. told County Council members the bill was poorly crafted and would create a disincentive for certain forms of agriculture, the Garden Island newspaper reported.

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  6. Fence shields rare speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE>> A new fence now in place on Kauai's North Shore is expected to protect endangered birds and rare native plants from cats and other predators. The fence protects an 8-mile section of the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, The Garden Island newspaper reported this week.

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  7. Bill to create tax tier for GMO land is hit with veto by Garden Isle mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE>> Kauai's mayor has vetoed a bill that would have likely resulted in higher property taxes for agricultural lands used to research genetically modified crops. Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. told County Council members the bill was poorly crafted and would create a disincentive for certain forms of agriculture, the Garden Island newspaper reported.

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  8. Kauai mayor vetoes separate tax for GMO researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE>> Kauai's mayor has vetoed a bill that would have likely resulted in higher property taxes for agricultural lands used to research genetically modified crops. Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. told county council members the bill was poorly crafted and creates a disincentive for certain forms of agriculture, The Garden Island reported.

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  9. Rapozo, Kagawa take reins of County Council on KauaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Mel Rapozo was selected to serve as chairman of the Council at its inaugural meeting Monday at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihue. ~~ Two staunch opponents of a controversial and yet-to-be-implemented county law that regulates some pesticide use and cultivation of genetically modified crops will lead the new Kauai County Council.

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  10. Hawaiian joins other airlines in adding seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    DALLAS >> Hawaiian Airlines plans to add seats to planes that it uses to hop around the island chain, joining the flock of airlines seeking to squeeze more passengers on to flights. And the airline's CEO says that lower jet fuel prices won't mean lower fares for passengers.

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  11. Program collects Christmas gifts for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Sandy Anders, of Gettysburg, works with volunteers at Hanover First Church of God during a packing party for Operation Christmas Child in Hanover, Pa. LIHUE >> Savannah Moura hurried across the parking lot, shoebox in hand, and walked through the doors of Breath of Life church Monday evening.

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  12. Waimea students complete work at Mana wetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Waimea High School construction academy student Ryan Lomongo, left, works on an informational kiosk as Brayden Munar, from center left, Kalen Soares and Mark Isoshima look on at the Mana Plains Wetlands Restoration project on Kauai's Westside in Mana, Hawaii. LIHUE >> Waimea High School construction academy students Ryan Lomongo, Brayden Munar, Kalen Soares and Mark Isoshima came back Wednesday to finish the job at the Mana Wetlands Restoration Project.

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  13. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Alexander Kahipuuleialoha Aiau Aina Nov. 10, 2014 Alexander "Atepo" Kahipuuleialoha Aiau Aina, 84, of Kula, Maui, an Army retiree and a Bankers Life Insurance agent, died at home. He was born in Hilo.

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  14. Developer plans private resort in PrincevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE >> A Hawaii developer plans to build a private resort on Kauai's North Shore that will have its own airport. The 8,000-acre site in Princeville will have its own polo and beach clubs, golf course, nature trails and 350 housing units.

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  15. Kauai friends' Wheel of Fortune stint goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The television show "Wheel of Fortune" filmed on the Big Isle of Hawaii with Pat Sajak and Vanna White in 2008. LIHUE >> A pair of best friends who grew up on Kauai fulfilled a dream when they appeared on "Wheel of Fortune."

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  16. Boy injured after hit by car while riding bicycle in KauaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A 12-year-old boy sustained non life-threatening injuries Saturday night after he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle on Kuhio Highway in Lihue. The boy was trying to cross the highway from the northbound to the southbound shoulder when he was struck by a Jeep station wagon traveling southbound.

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  17. Kauai man makes rare find in auction itemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE >> Sam Pratt was delighted with his purchase of the history books, "Koamalu: A story of pioneers on Kauai and of what they built in that island garden," volumes 1 and 2 at Saturday's silent auction to benefit the Kauai Historical Society. Tucked away were newspaper clippings, dated Oct. 31,1965, and May 28, 1974, which included information about Mabel Wilcox, Pratt's great-aunt, and her influence on Kauai.

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  18. Missing barge part leads to Kauai port closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE >> Port officials on Kauai have closed the port of Nawiliwili while a search continues for a missing boat part. The Garden Island reports the Tug Moana Holo and its deck barge Maka Ala on Friday night ran aground near the entrance to Nawiliwili Harbor.

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  19. Rainy weather expected Thursday and on HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    This satellite image taken late Wednesday morning, shows a weather system north of Kauai that is expected to move over the islands Thursday and linger through Saturday. National Weather Service forecasters expect winds and rains to pick up Thursday, with possible heavy showers on Kauai and Oahu.

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  20. Kauai to study food waste for renewable gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE >> Kauai County is studying whether food waste can be used to generate renewable natural gas to power buses and other county vehicles. Restaurants, schools, hospitals and grocers are being asked to take a survey to determine how much local food waste is being produced.

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