Whippet Good

By Pam Brown Mika, the whippet I’ve been blessed to be able to communicate with animals. What they say is sometimes surprising, often funny, and always their truth at that moment. The first [...]

Roots are Important

By Barbara Bennett, For Kaua‘i Owner and Publisher The ancestral Palumbo home is in Ofena, a small Italian village home to 650 people on the side of a mountain. Family roots connect you [...]

DLNR: 20,000 Koa Seedlings Being Planted Over 50 Acres in Koke‘e (w/ video)

An excavator is seen here in Kokee preparing the ground for koa seedlings. Video grab DLNR For the last few weeks, a large excavator has been digging hole after hole on the steep [...]

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Kalalau Beach: DLNR Arrests Jet-Ski Operator, Cites 70 Illegal Campers, Airlifts Tons of Trash (w/ video)

DLNR officers go through an illegal campsite in Kalalau. Video grab DLNR Combined law enforcement and clean-up operations at Kalalau Beach in the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kaua‘i over the past [...]

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Na Wahine Ali‘i — A Visit with Emma and Liliu‘okalani

Queen Liliuʻokalani The Kaua‘i Historical Society will be presenting two dramatic interpretations of the inner thoughts and personal perspectives of two noble queens of Hawai‘i on two dates, Feb. 13 and 14. “These [...]

‘Language of Flowers, Hawaiian Style’ at KCC Tuesday

Molly “Ka‘imi” Summers The National Tropical Botanical Garden is holding a special presentation on Hawaiian plants at the Kaua‘i Community College campus in Puhi Tuesday evening. Molly “Ka‘imi” Summers will be the featured [...]

Four New Limu Species Discovered in Hawai‘i’s Deep Waters 

A new species of deep see algae discovered at Kure Atoll. Courtesy of NOAA Scientists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries announced earlier this week the discovery of four new species [...]

Explore the Magical, Mysterious World of Mushrooms Sunday

A wild mushroom, likely an Amanita muscaria, is seen here at the Berry Flat trail in Koke‘e. Learn how to coax majestic angel wings from a bucket of coffee grounds. Join Tammy Davis [...]

Carvalho on D.C. Trip — ‘We Managed to Accomplish What We Set Out to’

While in Washington D.C., Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. presented U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx with a miniature canoe inscribed with the words 'You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust [...]