Kaua‘i Dance Center 19th Annual Recital Showcase

North Shore Princeville Community Center dance class studentsAriana Welborn and Sophie Cornell after their showcase. Contributed photo Bravo! The Kauai Dance Center’s 19th annual Recital Showcase took place at their Nawiliwili studio and [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Community Cat Project: 2016 Our Best Year Yet

A note from Barbara Bennett, Owner and Publisher of For Kaua‘i: The following is a letter in response from my editorial column last month, titled “What Are We Going to Do with Kaua‘i’s Feral Cats?” [...]

Make Sure America Stays Great

By Léo Azambuja President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance together at the Commander in Chief Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. Official White [...]

Festival of Lights — 20 Years Brightening Christmas on Kaua‘i

By Léo Azambuja Elizabeth Freeman, founder and director of the Festival of Lights, inside the Historic County Building in Lihu‘e. Photo courtesy of Festival of Lights/Ron Kosen For the last two decades, the [...]

Annual Closure of ‘Ama‘ama Season Effective Tomorrow Through April 1

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources announced this week the pawning season is here for ‘ama‘ama (striped mullet), which puts the popular nearshore fish off-limits from December through March. “‘Ama‘ama are about to enter their peak [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Scientists Drill Deep to Gain Insights into East African Climate History

Lake Challa on the border of Kenya and Tanzania. Photo courtesy of UH Researchers from all over the world, including from the University of Hawai‘i, gathered in November at a beautiful but unassuming [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Rapid ‘Ōhia Death Kills Giant Tree on Big Island, Keeps Spreading (w/ video)

A centuries-old ‘ōhia tree killed by disease on the Big Island. Photo courtesy of DLNR From the road, in the Laupahoehoe Section of the Hilo Forest Reserve, Steve Bergfeld of the Hawaiʻi Department of [...]

By | November 27th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

New Model Reveals Adaptations of World’s Most Abundant Ocean Microbe

Pacific Ocean, home to Prochlorococcus. Photo courtesy of Tara Clemente/UH SOEST Researchers from David Karl’s laboratory at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and from Professor Jens Nielsen’s laboratory at Chalmers University of [...]

By | November 26th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments