Ink Spot Printing

By Léo Azambuja Ink Spot owner Marynel Valenzuela and press operator Don Newhouse. For almost three decades, Ink Spot Quality Printing Corp. has been providing instrumental support for Kaua‘i’s businesses and residents. Personalized [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|Categories: Biz of the Month, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — May 2016

A drawing of a heiau on the Big Island by William Ellis, of Capt. Cook’s crew, published in 1781. Notice the kapa placed around the Hawaiian gods. E nānā mai a uhi kapa [...]

By | May 29th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Island Activities — May 2016

The Hikianalia. Photo by Aliana Ho The Hikianalia sailing canoe hosted a group of children learning how to sail in April. Aliana Ho brought along her SLR camera and took the opportunity to [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Local Favorites|0 Comments

The Ice Factor: New Info on Increased Sea Level Rise

By Ruby Pap This map of Kapa‘a shows flooding with 3 feet of sea level rise. Blue areas indicate water depth, with dark blue being the deepest. Green areas indicate low-lying areas not hydrologically connected [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments

Two Plane Crashes Monday — Five Dead on Kaua‘i, Two Survive on O‘ahu

Port Allen Airport in Hanapepe Two planes went down in Hawai‘i Monday morning. On Kaua‘i, all five occupants died. On O‘ahu, one occupant was taken to a hospital while another walked away. Fire [...]

The Nature of Seeds: Why Some Seeds Sleep and Other Curious Questions

Dr. Carol Baskin The secret life of plants is something we will never fully understand. But what we already know is quite amazing. Next Tuesday, the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kaua‘i Community [...]

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

KCC Students Celebrate Graduation at Vidinha Stadium

Kaua‘i Community College students. Contributed photo Students from 10 University of Hawai‘i campuses, including Kaua‘i Community College, participated in commencement ceremonies across the state last Friday. KCC students celebrated their hard work at [...]

The Good, the Fun and the Ugly — Wear Your Ugly Aloha Shirt and Join the Crew

Ugly Aloha Shirt riders last December included (front row) Roland Tanicala, Tommy Noyes, Ugliest Aloha Shirt contest winner Bruce Whale, Audrey Valenciano, Steven Yee and Roy Yamagata. On back row: Scott McCubbins, Lori Stitt, [...]

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

Six Dogs Stolen from Humane Society — Reward Offered

Arianna, a two-month old Lab mix puppy, was one of six dogs stolen from the Kaua‘i Humane Society over the weekend. The Humane Society is offering a reward for information that leads to an [...]