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Hawaii: Rip Tides Close Hanauma Bay; High Surf Advisory in Effect for All Islands

The City of Honolulu has closed Hanauma Bay due to hazardous ocean conditions. The beach will remain closed through Monday. Ocean safety lifeguards inspected the bay over the weekend and discovered strong and potentially dangerous rip currents. The surf is creating poor visibility. Although the surf has dropped to about six foot faces, it is still...
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Hawaii: High Surf Advisory for East Facing Shores

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for east-facing shores of the Hawaiian Islands, effective from 6AM Tuesday until 6AM Wednesday. The combination of a northern swell along with breezy trade winds will cause 6 to 10 ft surf along east facing shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and...
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On Running for Office in Kaua`i: Nobody Goes There Anymore — It’s Too Crowded

One of the more absurd of Yogi Berra’s non-sequiturs was that “nobody goes there any more- it’s too crowded.” When it comes the field of “acceptable” candidates in this year’s elections the ballot is anything but crowded. That’s the case up and down the ticket on Kaua`i but it’s exemplified by the County Council election...
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Kaua`i Prosecuting Attorney Stonewalls County Council over P.O.H.A.K.U. Program

It seems appropriate that sewage is once again spilling into the ocean at Nawiliwili. After all, all that crap being generated up the hill in Lihu`e this week had to go somewhere. People all over town were asking “do you smell that?” on Tuesday and it didn’t take an olfactorally-advanced detective to discover the source...
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Kaua`i’s Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Update

The first step in what will arguably be the most important process taken up by the county council in recent memory was taken today after more than 20 years of discussion. And most likely no one will notice. Or care. The long delayed “CZO update” passed “first reading” today and will be going to a public...
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