Dozens of brewers from across the nation to be featured at the Kaua‘i Brewers Festival

The Kaua‘i Brewers Festival will provide entertainment as well fundraising tournaments for local nonprofits.

Asian sauces sold in Hawai‘i recalled due to undeclared soy allergen

Mutual Trading Co. Inc., of El Monte, CA, is recalling 60 fl. oz. containers of “Kagome Worcester Sauce,” 10 fl. oz of “Kagome Chuno Sauce,” and 8 g. of “Kagome Take Out Tonkatsu Sauce,” because the package labels do not declare the presence of soy.

Watch: Whale shark spotted off Big Island’s Kona Coast

A nearly 30-foot whale shark was spotted one mile off Kahalu‘u Beach Park on Tuesday afternoon.

UH research report: Hawaiʻi’s economy slowing but no recession

The cooling of inflation in Hawaiʻi and nationally is welcome news. But whether it continues to recede will determine if the Federal Reserve pushes interest rates higher and for longer.

Jeweler Jim Saylor retiring after 47 years with ‘going out of business’ sale in Kapaʻa

To celebrate his shining legacy and the remarkable relationships he’s made over the years, Jim Saylor will be holding a huge “going out of business” sale, starting on March 7.

Sen. Schatz introduces Child Labor Prevention Act

“Right now, our laws are allowing some of the worst employers to get away with exploiting kids for labor with nothing more than weak fines,” U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz said.

Visitor arrivals to Kauaʻi in January rebound to pre-pandemic level

Visitors spent $234 million on Kauaʻi in January 2023, according to a state report.

Kaua’i County Housing Agency hosting landlord summit

The purpose of the Kaua’i Landlord Summit is to support, educate and provide resources to current and potential landlords, realtors and property managers on housing programs that help with rental assistance and other community resources.

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority updates cultural resource ‘Ma‘ema‘e Toolkit’ for visitors

Since its first edition in 2010, Ma‘ema‘e has evolved from a resource for media to a living toolkit for anyone who has a role in representing Hawai‘i.

Grove Farm on Kauaʻi names board chair and interim CEO

Donald G. Horner has assumed the role of board chair and interim CEO of Grove Farm, a community development and property management company headquartered in Līhuʻe.

New ramen restaurant comes to Poʻipū shopping center

Hapa Kaua‘i is the second location of a restaurant begun in Portland, Oregon.

Koloa Rum Company debuts Rainbow Warriors bottle

The rum was aged for five years at the company’s distillery in Kalāheo.

Kauaʻi’s Koloa Rum Company partners with Las Vegas Raiders on limited-edition rum

Since 2021, Koloa Rum Company on Kauaʻi has been “The Official Ultra-Premium Rum of the Las Vegas Raiders.”

Residential program seeking young people aspiring for a career in agriculture

The HIP Agriculture residential program offers a holistic approach to farming in Hawai‘i, featuring immersive learning that takes cohort members from managing soil health all the way through harvesting food from the land.

Kauaʻi hotels lead state in occupancy for November 2022 at 75.1%

The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority’s Hotel Performance Report for November 2022 shows Kaua‘i hotels led the state in occupancy at 75.1%, but trailed some counties in revenue per available room of $273 and average daily rate at $364.

Pacific Media Group to purchase Kaua‘i radio station KFMN

Pacific Media Group, or PMG, has entered into an agreement to purchase KFMN on Kaua‘i. The purchase is pending Federal Communications Commission approval.

UHERO: Inflation will hinder Hawaiʻi’s economic growth in 2023

Rising interest rates, dwindling COVID-19 pandemic era savings and a coming U.S. downturn will cause a pause in growth next year for the state.

First Hawaiian names new Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer

First Hawaiian, Inc., the parent company of First Hawaiian Bank, has appointed James M. Moses as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of First Hawaiian, Inc. and First Hawaiian Bank, effective Jan. 3, 2023.

County launches online liquor license application platform

The Kaua‘i Department of Liquor Control has launched a new online licensing platform meant to improve the application experience and decrease processing times for new liquor license applications. At this time, only new applications are being accepted through the new online portal with an online renewal option in the development phase. Those without internet access […]

Kōloa Landing Resort giveaway: six-day stay in villa and $1,250 flight credit to Līhuʻe

The Kōloa Landing Resort giveaway is open now through Nov. 28, 2022 at 2 p.m. HST, when one lucky winner will be selected.
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