Hawai‘i Wisdom — October 2016

The Nāmāhoe is seen here on its inauguration Sept. 11 leaving Nawiliwili Harbor toward Kalapaki Bay, where it was greeted by hundreds. The double-hulled canoe was built following ancient Polynesian voyaging canoe design, but [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Sunscreen Found Harmful to Coral Sampled on Kaua‘i

By Ruby Pap Waters sampled off Po‘ipū beach, Kauai’s popular tourist destination and premier snorkel spot, were found to have levels of oxybenzone of 281-419 parts per trillion. Photo by Ruby Pap The [...]

By | October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments

‘Paint the Town Pink’ for Cancer Awareness Wednesday 

The Kaua‘i Committee on the Status of Women is inviting the public to help them to “Paint the Town Pink” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The annual walk will start at the Līhu‘e [...]

‘Equal Means Equal’ Screening Tomorrow at KCC (w/ trailer)

The public is invited to attend a free screening of “Equal Means Equal” directed by Kamala Lopez, which won the Best U.S. Documentary Audience Award at the 2016 Traverse City Film Festival. The film examines [...]

Rescued Newell’s Shearwater Chick Heads to Sea

The Newell’s shearwater chick found late August in Na Pali. Video grab courtesy DLNR A healthy Newell’s shearwater, or ‘a‘o, left its manmade burrow at the Nihoku predator-proof enclosure at the Kīlauea Point [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

375 National Academy of Sciences Members: Don’t Abandon Paris Climate Agreement

Graphic image courtesy of cop21paris.org Hundreds of scientists — including noted physicist Stephen Hawking and biologist E.O. Wilson, and 30 Nobel Prize winners — are asking the United States to stick to the [...]

The Ride Plus One

By Larry Feinstein “I have chosen to go miles out of my comfort zone, habit monger that I am, and take Frost’s less traveled road. Every day will be completely different than the day before. [...]

Youth Support National Make A Difference Day in Lydgate Park

By Tommy Noyes Evan Schrader, JJ Alonzo, Lea Nuesca and Grace Peralta of the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii-Lihue helped paint the Kamalani Kai Bridge. Continuing that job will be the main task [...]

By | October 15th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

A Virtual Eden of Flowers

By Virginia Beck A paradise of trees, a virtual Eden of flowers and rare plants, contributed by the winds and waves, followed by those who came by canoe, or ship, or airline. Kaua‘i is a [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Malamalama, Virginia Beck|0 Comments