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EKK Presents Hui O Kalama`ola Monday, February 18

Monday, February 18. "Hui O Kalama'ola" - The Fabulous Four Kaua`i Kumu, clockwise from front — Nathan Kalama, Doric Yaris, Puna Dawson and Maka Herrod. Archival photo by Anne E. O’Malley On Monday, February 18,  Hui O Kalama'ola — The Fabulous Four Kaua`i Kumu consisting of Nathan Kalama, Doric Yaris, Puna Dawson and [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:25+00:00 February 17th, 2013|0 Comments

The Beach House Restaurant Completes $.5 Million Renovation

The Beach House, located ocean side in Po`ipu, recently completed a $.5 million renovation to compliment the restaurant’s classic Hawaiian ambiance. Kaua`i interior designer, Sara Lambson of Kala Interior Designs assisted with the project with owners Roy Dunn and Mike Hooks.  The concept was to create an upscale modern feel that incorporated island features including [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:25+00:00 January 30th, 2013|0 Comments

Happy 50th, Kaua`i Chorale!

The Kaua`i Chorale Article and photos by Anne E. O'Malley This is a golden anniversary year for Kaua`i Chorale, turning 50. Usually, there are two concerts a year, one in winter and another in spring, but Director Lois Ricciardi says to watch for special performances throughout 2013, including a lu`au bash some time [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:26+00:00 January 29th, 2013|0 Comments

Talk Story with Kaua`i WWII Veterans Wednesday Jan 30

Courtesy photos Three of Kaua`i’s World War II veterans who served in the 100th/442nd, an almost-entirely Japanese-American unit of the U.S. Army that became the most decorated military unit in U.S. history, and who also served in the Military Intelligence Service, will share their personal stories in a talk story event Wednesday, January 30 at [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:26+00:00 January 28th, 2013|0 Comments

KUGA — Kaua`i UnderGround Artists

KUGA head Lila Metzgar. Photo by Jerek Barcelona Hip Hoppin' the Day Away by Anne E. O'Malley KUGA was underground, but look again. What Kaua`i UnderGround Artists founder and dancer Lila [Balmores] Metzgar ran on her own, in friends’ garages for their kids and for the county is now in two Kalaheo locations [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:26+00:00 January 25th, 2013|0 Comments

El Mundo Plays Chamber Music Sun. Jan. 27

El Mundo. Courtesy Photo The chamber music group El Mundo will perform at the Kaua`i Community College Performing Arts Center on Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m. They are dedicated to performing 16th through 19th century Latin American, Spanish and Italian chamber music. Made up of some of the finest period instrument performers, [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:26+00:00 January 23rd, 2013|0 Comments

Wish Fish

Article and photos by Anne E. O’Malley About 128 students at Kapa`a Elementary School made paper-mache Wish Fish in art teacher Wendy Benton’s classroom, tucking tiny messages written on tissue paper inside the balloon bodies as they worked. Wishes ranged from the lofty to the mundane and included ideas such as be rich, remain friends [...]

By | 2014-06-27T18:13:57+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Keep Moving! Ray Nitta — Fit as a Woodworker, Taiko Drummer…

Ray Nitta and Taiko Kaua`i drums. Photo by Kat Ho and students of Hale Opio by Anne E. O'Malley Ray Nitta is one fit fellow for quite a few reasons. As a woodworker, he handles downed tree trunks and huge wood slabs and turns them into, say, koa or mango tables that might [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:26+00:00 January 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Get Your Pictures Perfect on Kaua`i Island Tours

Photographing at Anahola. Photo courtesy of Kaua`i Photo Tours by Anne E. O'Malley Everybody has a camera, but how well do your photos turn out? Visitors and residents alike can benefit from jumping on a van with Kaua`i Photo Tours. Whether you’re shooting with an iPhone or $10,000 worth of equipment, the guides [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:26+00:00 January 17th, 2013|0 Comments

EKK Turns 30! Hawaiian Music Has the Power

Carol Kouchi Yotsuda heads the program and its umbrella agency. Photo by Anne E. O'Malley by Anne E. O'Malley January is that time of year on Kaua`i when Hawaiian music fans flock weekly to E Kanikapila Kakou. It means, literally, “Let’s strike up the music.” But it’s so much more. Now in its [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:26+00:00 January 16th, 2013|2 Comments