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Ouch! Those Stinging Portuguese Man-of-War

By Jan TenBruggencate A Portuguese man-of-war. Photo courtesy of NOAA Everybody’s got a theory on how to treat jellyfish and Portuguese man-of-war stings, but most of those treatments don’t work. Getting stung is [...]

By | June 25th, 2017|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Jan Tenbruggencate, Kumu Haumana|0 Comments

Men in Business Highlights — June 2017

Robert Schleck Robert Schleck works for Waioli Corporation, the nonprofit organization managing the Waioli Mission House and Grove Farm museums, as well as the Locomotive Learning Park and other preserved open lands and [...]

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Advanced, Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacements Offered at Wilcox

Dr. David Rovinsky is seen here working on a patient. Contributed photo Dr. David Rovinsky, orthopedic surgeon with the Wilcox Bone & Joint Center at Kaua‘i Medical Clinic, now offers the bi-cruciate sparing [...]

Mayor signs proclamation supporting Paris Agreement

Mayor signs proclamation supporting Paris Agreement Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. today signed a proclamation in support of the Paris Agreement. The signing took place at the Kaua‘i Energy Conference, which was held at the Kaua‘i [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Deadly Heatwaves Could Affect 74% of World’s Population

Number of days in a year by 2100 when climatic conditions will exceed the deadly threshold. a, strong mitigation and b, business-as-usual scenarios. Image courtesy of UH Seventy-four percent of the world’s population [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

DLNR Launches New App for Anonymous Tips on Violations

Visitors are seen here approaching and touching a green sea turtle on the North Shore of O‘ahu on this undated photo. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources urges the public not to [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mayor-A-Thon 2017

By Tommy Noyes Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. gets a workout chauffeuring his grandchildren during the Mayor-A-Thon. Pre-register for this year’s event at www.GetFitKauai.com and be present to win fabulous prizes. On Saturday morning, [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

Forecasting Coral Disease Outbreaks Across Pacific Ocean

Jamie Caldwell and assistant Sean Dimdoff conducting coral health surveys. Photo courtesy of David Slater Researchers at University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology were recently awarded a $1.026 million [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Gourmet Gathering Spot ‘The Street’ Opens in Former International Market Place in Waikiki

Occupying a grand 6,900 square feet of the ground floor of Hawai‘i’s iconic International Market Place, James Beard award-winning chef Michael Mina took the food hall to the next level in officially opening his latest [...]