Obama Announces Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Green sea turtle. Photo by Ryann Williams/NOAA President Barack Obama announced today he will expand the existing Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands) by 442,781 square miles, bringing the total protected area [...]

Ono Family Restaurant

By Anni Caporuscio This is a full order or Tropical Pancakes, a stack of seriously fat cakes topped with bananas, coconuts and macadamia nuts. But inside each cake is a layer of molten bananas [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Categories: Features, Home Page Slideshow, Kau Kau|0 Comments

New Street Safety Features in Lihu‘e

By Tommy Noyes Bicyclists are seen here on the intersection of Hardy and Rice streets. Contributed photo by Bev Brody Lihu‘e now has three street side locations that are painted for back-in parking [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

New Tsunami Evacuation Zones

By Ruby Pap Latest tsunami evacuation map for Wailua to Keālia, showing the normal and extreme tsunami evacuation zones. Courtesy of Kaua‘i County Civil Defense Agency I was challenged at a recent public [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments

CJM Bull Bash

By Léo Azambuja Taylor Langtad CJM Country Stables and Kaua‘i Paniolo Rodeo Association hosted the Bull Bash and the 5th Annual Music in the Country: Food Truck Frenzy & Barrel Racing at CJM [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Features, Home Page Slideshow, In Focus|0 Comments

Island Activities — August 2016

The Awa‘awapuhi Trail in Koke‘e is 3.2 miles long, mostly downhill, leading to a breathtaking lookout. Look closely in the middle of this photo and you will notice a narrow path (posted as off-limits to [...]

By | August 21st, 2016|Categories: Features, Home Page Slideshow, Local Favorites|0 Comments

NTBG’s Breadfruit Institute Director to Be Honored at Breadfruit Summit on O‘ahu

Diane Ragone, left, distributing ʻulu in Hauʻula. Photo courtesy of UH The upcoming inaugural Pacific Global Breadfruit Summit on O‘ahu will bring together experts and practitioners who will share development breakthroughs and practical [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

KCC’s Aquaponics, Apiary Programs Pass $25K in Sales

Ueli Muller sells Kauaʻi Community College produce at the Kauaʻi Market. Photo courtesy of UH Kaua‘i Community College’s aquaponics program reached a milestone — since 2013, the program has sold more than $25,000 [...]

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

Theater Arts Program Empowers Kaua‘i Teens to Fly

The Center for Spiritual Living Kaua‘i is offering Flying Solo, a free empowerment theater arts program, which provides teenagers aged 13 to 18 the opportunity to explore their creativity, tell their stories and share their [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments