Ke Nani Kapa o Hawai‘i

By Léo Azambuja Kawaikini Public Charter School senior Jaclyn Ku‘uleimomionalani Ka‘ahanui, left, and sister Jaylyn Kawaiopua-Ululani Ka‘ahanui, a junior at the school, are seen here holding kapa and kapa making tools at the hut [...]

GIRR — Kaua‘i’s Roller Derby Team

By Anni Caporuscio Lined up for a hitting drill are Chilly Pepper, Carrie Prankster, Michelle O. Bomber, Laurengitis, Maelstrom, Hawaiian Punch and The Carnie. Derby is a magical combination of toughness and witticism that [...]

By |April 30th, 2016|Categories: Features, FIT, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Holo Holo Paniolo Grill

By Anni Caporuscio The Classic Rancho. Smothered in house-made double chile BBQ sauce, it has cheese and hearty strips of bacon sitting underneath grilled onions and avocados. All burgers are made with artisanal buns [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Categories: Features, Home Page Slideshow, Kau Kau|0 Comments

Last Call — Lobster and Kona Crab Season Closes Sunday

Hawaiian spiny lobster. Photo courtesy of NOAA If you love your fresh-caught local lobster or Kona crab, you’d best catch it quickly because the season closes Sunday. The closed season for ula (spiny lobster), ula papapa [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

DLNR on TV — Renegades, Risks and Rewards of the Napali Coast

Enforcement at Kalalau Beach earlier this year. Frame grab courtesy of DNLR Months of enforcement action by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources at one of the most pristine state parks [...]

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

Microbial Takeover on Coral Reefs?

A healthy reef dominated by calcifying corals and coralline algae, Line Islands. Photo by Jennifer Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Coral reefs — the world’s most productive and diverse marine ecosystems — rely [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|1 Comment

Cane Juice, Hops, Yeast — the 1st Hawaiian Beer

By Jan TenBruggencate Hawaiian sugarcane Early European voyagers got their brew where they could find it. Certainly, ships left their home ports well supplied, generally, with casks of rum, and perhaps bottles of [...]

Prince Kuhio Day at the Hyatt

By Léo Azambuja From left to right, Serena Lopez, Melia Okura, Wyatt Harsell, Andrew Davalos, David Rickards, Matea Davalos and Jaron Parongao Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole was the great-grandchild of King Kaumualiʻi and [...]

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

Island Activities — April 2016

Swimming with dolphins was probably the last thing in Kaitie Issler’s and Wayne McIntoshʻs minds when they arrived at an Eastside beach to go surfing early March. It was early in the morning, and because [...]