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UH Study: Preservatives May Harm Good Bacteria in Human Body

From left, Sally V. Irwin, Peter Fisher, Emily Graham, Adriel Robidoux, Ashley Malek and Richard Allen. Photo courtesy of UH Food preservatives may be harmful to beneficial bacteria in the human body, according [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

BLNR Approves Holdover of KIUC’s Water Use Permit at Blue Hole Diversion

The Blue Hole, with the Weeping Wall at the bottom. Photo by Léo Azambuja The State Board of Land and Natural Resources Friday approved the holdover of a revocable permit for water use [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Keiki Holiday Bash at Kukui‘ula Today Highlights KIFB Food Drive

Celebrate the holidays at The Shops at Kukui‘ula with their inaugural Keiki Holiday Bash. Join them for this fun family event today from 3 to 8:30 p.m. This free event highlights a food drive benefiting the [...]

By | December 9th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

County to Host Community Meeting on Mental Health

The Mayor’s Advisory Committee for Treatment and Community Integration will host “Drug Addiction 101,” a community meeting at Kapa‘a Missionary Church on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. During the meeting, community members [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, FIT, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

‘Winter Fun Program’ Online Registration Set for Friday

  Winter Fun Program. Photo courtesy of County of Kaua‘i The county Department of Parks and Recreation announced registration for the county’s Winter Fun Program will take place Friday, Dec. 8 at 8 [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Makana North Shore Urgent Care Receives $1.1M USDA Loan to Complete Construction

Makana North Shore Urgent Care. Contributed photo Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced this week that the Makana North Shore Urgent Care will receive a nearly $1.1 million in a U.S. Department of Agriculture [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

DOH: Chemical in Westside Water Tank Not a Health Threat

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health has confirmed the presence of an organic chemical contaminant, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), in a reservoir tank used in the Kaua‘i Department of Water, Kekaha-Waimea Drinking Water System, according to [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Putting the Ink Where My Mouth Is

By Léo Azambuja Léo Azambuja I wanted to write about traditional Hawaiian tattooing for quite some time. As a writer, I always appreciated Ernest Hemingway’s style; he would rather go through the real [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Columnists, Editor's Note, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

A Deeper Fish in the Sea (w/ video)

The Mariana snailfish (Pseudoliparis swirei) thrives at depths of up to about 8,000 meters (26,200 feet) along the Mariana Trench near Guam. Video grab courtesy of UH The ocean’s deepest fish doesn’t look [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments