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Earth-Like Planets Among 100+ Identified by UH, Astronomers, NASA

Image courtesy of NASA The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy and the Maunakea observatories play a critical role in major astronomical discoveries. In July 2016, NASA and an international team [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Nominations Sought for New State Game Management Advisory Commission

Children on the island of Molokai learning Hawaiian subsistence practices back in 2007. Photo by Léo Azambuja Individuals with an interest in representing the interests of local hunters and actively participating in Hawai‘i’s game [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Illegal Throw Net Conviction Highlights State Rules

Weke, which are adult oama, are seen here. Photo courtesy of Russell Sparks/DAR Environmental Court Judge Linda Luke on July 15 imposed a fine of $250 upon a defendant who was apprehended using [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

8th Annual Kau Wela Summer Festival

By Léo Azambuja Ilima Rivera and Na Kane o Wailuanuiahoano The 8th Annual Kaua‘i Kau Wela Summer Festival provided two days of fun and cultural enlightenment at Kamokila Hawaiian Village on the banks [...]

By | July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow, In Focus|0 Comments

Koloa Plantation

By Jan TenBruggencate The smokestack in Old Koloa Town, from the second mill built for Koloa Plantation back in 1841. Photo by Léo Azambuja The Hawaiian sugar industry didn’t start in Koloa, and [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Jan Tenbruggencate, Kumu Haumana|0 Comments

Līhuʻe — Root and Branch of a Hawaiʻi Town

Pat L. Griffin, author of Līhuʻe — Root and Branch of a Hawaiʻi Town, thoroughly researched the history, changes and personalities that evolved into the island’s civic center. On July 26, she will share some [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

So Free and Sweet Music

By Virginia Beck Traditional slack key and contemporary compositions were the sound track of the times. Luaus, beach parties, sit-ins, demonstrations and marches were part of the new movement for young Hawai’i. “Our music was [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Malamalama, Virginia Beck|0 Comments

Let’s Bon Dance and Celebrate Our Roots!

By Gerald Hirata Kaua‘i Soto Zen Bon Dance 2015 It’s that time of the year again, when we host the largest event on our calendar. It’s our temple’s biggest fundraiser and it’s Kaua‘i’s [...]

In Love and War: The World War II Courtship Letters of a Nisei Couple

By Mary Alexander What was it like to be young, in love, living in Hawai‘i, and Japanese-American just after the bombing of Pearl Harbor? Dr. Melody Miyamoto Walters, a graduate of Waimea High School and [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments