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Jan. 8, 2021

Kauai reinstates Safe Travels Program

https://www.thegardenisland.com/2020/12/31/hawaii-news/kauai-to-reinstate-inter-island-safe-travels-program/

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Nov. 2, 2020

Kaua‘i Rise Initiative Gets Federal Funds

The Trump administration recently announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $966,540 in three projects in the state, including the county Office of Economic Development’s Kaua‘i Rise Initiative. The initiative will provide business mentoring, training and technical assistance, project planning, market research and feasibility studies to support ...

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Oct. 29, 2020

Over 600 cats and dogs make their way to Mainland

 

Wednesday afternoon, 302 furry friends jetted off Kaua‘i toward their new furry futures on the Mainland. Flown out of Gate 30 at the Lihu‘e Airport, the efforts made by the Kaua‘i Humane Society in partnership with JR Peterson Foundation, Greater Good Charities, and Wings of Rescue, marks the largest ...

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Oct. 19, 2020

Kauai Post-travel test sites go live

The Kaua‘i District Health Office opened the free post-travel test site for residents returning from the Mainland yesterday at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall where quick results could be obtained within 20 minutes from its on-site laboratory. A similar test site for visitors opened at the American Medical Response ...

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Sept. 28, 2020

United Airlines to begin pre-travel COVID-19 testing pilot program in San Francisco for Hawaii-bound travelers

United Airlines, which brought more travelers to Hawaii than any other carrier pre-pandemic, on Oct. 15 will offer rapid COVID-19 tests to Hawaii-bound customers originating from San Francisco. Lt. Gov. Josh Green, who was among those brokering the deal, said the state has agreed that customers participating in United’s pilot ...

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Sept. 23, 2020

Proposed Glamping Resort in Princeville

A proposal by the Miami investment firm redeveloping the former Princeville resort and adjoining Makai Golf Club has stirred new controversy by proposing a 50-unit luxury camping resort that would be built, to open in 2022, on three holes of one of the property’s two golf courses. The proposal, which ...

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Sept. 18, 2020

Hawaii Pre-travel testing program to start Oct. 15, key step in rebooting Hawaii’s tourism

After being delayed for months, a much-touted pre-travel testing program that authorities say is a key step in rebooting the tourism industry will be launched Oct. 15, allowing trans-Pacific visitors to forgo a 14-day quarantine if they test negative for COVID-19. Gov. David Ige made the announcement Wednesday, saying reopening ...

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Sept. 15, 2020

State to approve Kaua‘i resort bubble

Gov. David Ige is set to approve a voluntary “Resort Bubble” program on Kaua‘i in the hopes to bring tourism revenue back to the county this week. The “Enhanced Movement Quarantine Program,” more commonly known as the “Resort Bubble,” will have safety policies to protect employees and guests ...

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Sept. 14, 2020

Kauai Quarantine Approved Hotel/Motels

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Aug. 31, 2020

Kauai’s Farm-To-Medicine-Cabinet Tour

Two hour guided exploration through our gardens and processing facilities. On the North Shore of Kaua‘i, there’s a farm where plants are called allies and the farmers are herbalists. Kaua‘i Farmacy creates plant-based medicine from crops grown on the company’s Kīlauea organic farm.  In 2017 Kaua‘i Farmacy began ...

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