Kauai ban on single-use plastics to take effect in new year

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald file photo Hawaiian Springs bottled water is for sale at KTA in downtown Hilo. A law prohibiting public funds from being used to buy single-use plastics will take effect Friday on Kauai.

LIHUE — A law prohibiting public funds from being used to buy single-use plastics will take effect Friday on Kauai.