The Beauty and Joy of May

By Virginia Beck

May is one of the most beautiful and joyful months of the year. So many things are blooming and flourishing after the spring rains.

In Waimea, the Gold trees (Tabebuia aurea) splash vibrant golden […]

By |May 20th, 2015|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Malamalama, Virginia Beck|0 Comments

Whether Visiting or Living on Kaua‘i, Be Tsunami Aware

By Ruby Pap

I’ll be honest with you; up until 10 years ago I didn’t know hardly anything about tsunamis. “Tidal waves,” as I called them, were mostly the stuff of storybooks and legends. I didn’t […]

By |May 19th, 2015|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments

Earth Day in Lydgate Park 2015

By Tommy Noyes

Leading more than 130 willing volunteers through a community workday to celebrate Earth Day on April 18 was a lot like fighting a forest fire.

Both the Earth Day in Lydgate Park 2015 (“ED-15”) […]

By |May 18th, 2015|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

Kaua‘i’s Shigemoto Honored Among Outstanding UH Alumni (w/ video)

 

The University of Hawaiʻi Alumni Association honored last week five distinguished graduates — including Kaua‘i’s Tom Shigemoto — who have used their education to excel professionally and provide service for the benefit of UH and […]

By |May 17th, 2015|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Laysan Ducks Translocation to Kure is a Success, 19 Ducklings Spotted (w/ video)

The translocation of endangered Laysan ducks (Anas laysanensis) to the remote Kure Atoll State Wildlife Sanctuary in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument appears to be a success, according to a news release from the state Department […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

‘Aloha Angels’ Raises $226K for Education, Aims for $1M Annual Goal

“Philanthropists Partnering for a More Perfect Kaua‘i” is the tagline of Aloha Angels. This breathtakingly bold, new and already successful group was established primarily to raise private funds for each of the 10,000 students and […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Morikawa, Habitat for Humanity, Lowe’s Team up for Affordable Housing on the Westside

More than 30 volunteers, including state Rep. Dee Morikawa, joined Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity on Saturday to help build affordable housing in recognition of National Women Build Week, May 2-10.

Volunteers built walls at the Kaua‘i […]

By |May 12th, 2015|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

I Am Extraordinary

By Larry Feinstein

Well, it looks like the title gives away a long held secret of mine. However, it is not what you think and has everything to do with its opposite, the state of being […]