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By Beka Compton
The Times 

A tail-wagging' Aloha

One little dog made her way from Kauai to Waitsburg last week, and she's here to stay!


November 5, 2020

Beka Compton

The long election season is finally over and it's time to remember what makes our community the place we love. What can be more heartwarming than the story of two rescue dogs from Hawaii finding forever homes in Waitsburg?

WAITSBURG-Not everyone is as excited to wake up in Hawaii and go to bed in Washington as Lark, the dog.

On October 28, a Hercules C-130 flew more than 600 dogs and cats from the Kauai Humane Society to Seattle's SeaTac Airport, in what is being called the 'largest animal rescue flight in history' by Hawaii's Emergency Management.

The Kauai Humane Society is an open-admissions shelter that takes in more than 3,000 animals each year; however, there are limited adoptive homes since it is an island community. The shelter often turns to mainland humane societies to help find new, loving homes f...

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