Sam’s Club, Walmart, launched 10th annual campaign to fight hunger in Hawaiʻi

Sam’s Club and Walmart launched their 10th annual “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign to help end food insecurity in Hawaiʻi and across the country.

Women entrepreneurs sought for free ‘WE by Rising Tide’ program

The Central Pacific Bank Foundation is accepting applications for the “WE by Rising Tide” program, which helps women entrepreneurs shape their future and achieve success in the business community.

Timbers Kauaʻi names Chris Gampon as general manager

Gampon has previous worked as general managaer at The Point at Poʻipū, Kiahuna Plantation Resort and more.

Elemental Excelerator accepting startup applications through May 31

Elemental Excelerator, a climate tech investor, has invested in more than 150 portfolio companies to date.

Job fair today at War Memorial Convention Hall in Līhu‘e

Over 50 businesses representing a variety of industries on Kaua‘i are offering an assortment of employment opportunities at the job fair.

Grant program to boost food hubs launched by Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture

The Hawai’i Department of Agriculture now is accepting Proposals for the Food Hub Pilot Program that offers grants between $50,000 and $250,000.

Hawaiʻi Gas issues RFPs for renewable hydrogen, renewable natural gas

Hawaiʻi Gas is seeking proposals from local and national suppliers who can provide up to 2,300 kg per day of renewable hydrogen or up to 65,000 therms of renewable natural gas.

Wellness Day at Līhuʻe Walmart offers vaccines, free health screenings

All nine Hawaiʻi Walmart stores are participating in Walmart Wellness Day on May 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

U.S. senator meeting Kaua‘i veterans and business owners Wednesday

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono’s stops will include the Kaua‘i Kookie Marketplace in Kalaheo and the Kaua‘i Veterans Center and Kaua‘i Sweet Shoppe in Līhu‘e.

Hop over to Kōloa Landing Resort in Po‘ipū for Easter brunch and Rubba Duckie Race

Kaua‘i residents, resort guests and their families are invited to an Easter brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9 at Kōloa Landing Resort in Po‘ipū. Indulge in local favorites, tickle your taste buds at the sweet shop and let the kids fill up from a special keiki buffet. Other activities, including the first Rubba Duckie Race, will also be offered.

Deadline looming to apply for federal disaster loans due to drought on Kauaʻi

The application deadline is April 17, 2023 to apply for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans related to drought conditions in Kaua‘i County.

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.
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