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Police Arrests 8, Removes Illegal Campsites in Kapa‘a, Līhu‘e

A KPD officer and a county park ranger are shown gathering abandoned items during KPD’s special operation on Monday. Photo courtesy of Kaua‘i County The Kaua‘i Police Department’s Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team conducted [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

‘I‘iwi Receives Protection Under Endangered Species Act

‘I‘iwi, or scarlet honeycreeper (Vestiaria coccinea). Photo courtesy of USFWS Once one of the most common forest birds in the Hawaiian Islands, the ‘i‘iwi, also known as the scarlet honeycreeper, will be protected [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials Begins at UH Medical School

Beau Nakamoto A clinical trial on a drug that researchers hope will reduce inflammation in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease will begin at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine, according to [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Contributes to Study of Evolution of Multi-Cellularity in Animals

Chromosphaera perkinsii NK52, a new microbial eukaryote genus and species cultivated from Hawaiʻi. Photo courtesy of UH Scientists have long wondered how single-celled organisms evolved into the multicellular animals we see today, but [...]

By | September 17th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

BLNR to Consider Judge’s Recommendation in TMT Contested Case Wednesday

An artist concept illustrating the TMT Observatory at the proposed site on Mauna Kea. Image courtesy of tmt.org The Hawai‘i State Board of Land and Natural Resources will hear oral arguments in the [...]

By | September 16th, 2017|Categories: Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

County Prohibits Cars on Black Pot Beach in Hanalei 

This photo taken on Sept. 12 shows the erosion along the shoreline at Black Pot Beach. Vehicular access to this area is prohibited until further notice as a safety precaution. The county Department [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Early Detection Key to Keeping Kaua‘i’s Streams Healthy

By Ruby Pap Salvinia molesta collected from Kilauea. Photo courtesy of Kelsey Brock If you see Salvinia molesta (Salvinia) in any of our streams please report it immediately to the Kaua‘i Invasive Species [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments

Saving the Hawaiian Flora: A Strategy for Survival

The pua kala, Argemone glauca, is endemic to Hawai‘i and is most commonly found in coastal dry shrub lands on the leeward side of the Islands. The sap and seeds of this plant have [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments