Growing ‘Best of Show’ Daylilies

By Richard E. Peck Amaryllis for sale at a grocery store in Kapa‘a. Photo by Léo Azambuja We should have been suspicious when the daylily named Little Grapette was taller than any rose [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Richard E. Peck|0 Comments

Hey, Charlie Darwin

By Larry Feinstein Photograph of Charles Darwin in 1867 by Julia Margaret Cameron. “Whilst Man, however well-behaved, at best is but a monkey shaved!” ― Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species Where [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Larry Feinstein, Mind and the Motorcycle|0 Comments

Natureʻs Net Flings Beauty Across the Island

By Virginia Beck Kukui nuts Nature flings its net wide, spreading beauty to capture eyes and hearts. The gift of showers in the early mornings gives way to rainbows and cascades of blossom [...]

By | September 24th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Malamalama, Virginia Beck|0 Comments

Transformational Achievement

By Tommy Noyes The Hawai‘i Energy Policy Forum recognized Kaua‘i’s exemplary planning efforts. Left to right, HEPF co-chair Mike Hamnett; Kaua‘i Island Utilities Cooperative Power Supply Manager Brad Rockwell; HEPF co-chair Sharon Moriwaki; KIUC [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

Global Climate Change Threatens Papahānaumokuākea

Laysan duck hunting brine flies. The Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis) is considered to be one of the most critically endangered waterfowl in the world, and is endemic to Hawaiʻi. Their population on Laysan Island [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Coconuts in a Nutshell

By Jan TenBruggencate Part of the coconut grove in Waipouli, Kaua‘i’s Eastside, is seen here. The grove was planted by E.H.W. Broadbent in 1914. Photo by Léo Azambuja If you love the look [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Jan Tenbruggencate, Kumu Haumana|0 Comments

Nēnē Awareness Celebration Events in Hanalei this Weekend

The nēnē, or Hawaiian goose, was officially designated Hawai‘i’s state bird on May 7, 1957. Once on the edge of extinction, with only 50 birds remaining in the wild, it is now possible [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — September 2016

Coconut trees are seen here at Morgan’s Ponds at Lydgate Park in Wailua. Volunteers from Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park have been maintaining and enhancing the public facilities at the park for more than [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Kaua‘i’s Reiki Heritage

By Shalandra Abbey Shalandra Abbey’s Kaua‘i student Tessa Dawe Fernandez gives Reiki in 2012 at 7 years old in her First Degree Reiki Class. Strange how the little island of Kaua‘i, one of [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, FIT, Uncategorized|0 Comments