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‘The Ocean Around Us’ Opens at Kukui Grove this Weekend

Come to Kukui Grove Center today to celebrate, explore and learn about the vast ocean surrounding our home, the Hawaiian Islands. There will be free ocean training, film showings, guest speakers and keiki activities. UH [...]

By | January 20th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Women’s March Anniversary Event Today by Lihu‘e Airport

The 2017 Women's March in Washington, DC. Contributed photo Kaua‘i will have a Women’s March anniversary sign-waving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the entrance to the Lihu‘e Airport. More than [...]

By | January 20th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

BLNR Doubles Commercial Marine License Fee, Blames Court Settlement Benefitting Non-Residents

The Dolphin Fish Market in Hanalei, Kaua‘i's North Shore, offers a lot of fresh, locally caught fish. Photo by Anni Caporuscio Last month, the state Board of Land and Natural Resources approved an [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Welcome the Whales at Kealia Bluff Saturday

Kalasara Setaysha and her daughter, Makaya Kaduce, at last year's whale-welcoming event at Kapa‘a Scenic Point. Come to Kealia Bluff on Kaua‘i's Eastside this Saturday at 4 p.m. to hear or share your [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Breadfruit Workshop Highlights Benefits of Regenerative Agroforestry

Breadfruit Institute director Dr. Diane Ragone describing different breadfruit varieties. Photo by Craig Elevitch The Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden will present a one-day workshop on regenerating Hawai‘i’s agricultural lands [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Walk Toward a Better Health

By Jan TenBruggencate Officials untie the maile lei during the blessing of three new segments of Ke Ala Hele Makalae, Kaua'i’s multi-use path in 2013. From left: Steve Baginski, president and CEO, Kaikor Construction [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Jan Tenbruggencate, Kumu Haumana|0 Comments

Breadfruit Institute Seeks Agroforestry Volunteers for Phase II Project Expansion

  Volunteers David Hubbard and Carina Squire working in the Breadfruit Research Orchard in the McBryde Garden at NTBG.Photo by Amy Langley, courtesy of the Breadfruit Institute The Breadfruit Institute at National Tropical Botanical [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Whale Sanctuary Seeking Ocean Count Volunteers

Courtesy HIHWNMS/ NOAA Permit # 774-1714 The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary has announced it is looking for volunteers for the 2018 Sanctuary Ocean Count. Now in its 23rd year, volunteers count whales [...]

By | January 14th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Ocean Rescuers Save 4 on North Shore Thursday — Larger Swell Expected this Weekend

Firefighters and lifeguards rescued four people on three separate rescue calls on Thursday on Kaua‘i’s North Shore, according to a county press release. The North Shore surf is expected to increase to 15 feet Saturday, 25 feet [...]

By | January 13th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments