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About Léo Azambuja

Léo Azambuja, editor of For Kaua‘i, has won multiple journalism awards in the state of Hawai‘i, including investigative and enterprise reporting, spot news and feature writing, photojournalism and online reporting.

Palate Wine Bar and Restaurant

By Anni Caporuscio Order the Palate Sampler with a friend or two. It has exotic cheeses, fruits, meats, olives, compotes, mustards and everything else,; all set up like a statuesque piece of edible art. Do it for the colors and the different flavors. I spent my time with this platter mixing cheese, mustard and [...]

By | 2017-03-28T08:18:28+00:00 March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Pineapple Pilates, the Key to a Well-Balanced Body

By Léo Azambuja Pineapple Pilates owner Jennifer Davis demonstrates how to use an apparatus equipment. Who would know that just by shifting the way we move would improve our lives dramatically? Joseph Pilates did. And just about anyone can benefit from it. “Pilates is a form of exercise, but it’s also an entire [...]

By | 2017-03-27T22:36:16+00:00 March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

DLNR Accepting Proposals to Increase Water Security

The Wailua Reservoir is seen here, with Mount Waialeale, one of the wettest spots on Earth, in the background last month. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is accepting proposals for projects or programs submitted by public or private agencies or organizations to increase water security in the State of Hawai‘i, [...]

By | 2017-03-25T00:14:05+00:00 March 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Planning for Health

By Tommy Noyes Twenty-eight Hawai‘i Congress of Planning Officials conferees attended a bicycle mounted mobile tour. Their morning was dedicated to an eight-mile cruise on Ke Ala Hele Makalae, Kaua‘i’s ambitious coastal multi-use path system, and in the afternoon they went through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery project area that will soon transform [...]

By | 2017-03-25T00:04:40+00:00 March 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Prince Kuhio Day Celebrations this Weekend

Celebrate Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana‘ole's legacy this weekend in a few different locations on Kaua‘i's South Shore. The Prince Kuhio Day celebration, staged in honor of Prince Kuhio’s birthday, is designed to compliment and extend the commemorative ceremonies traditionally organized and implemented by the Royal Order of Kamehameha at Prince Kuhio Park. The celebration provides an [...]

By | 2017-03-24T11:59:09+00:00 March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Aliʻi Wahine

By Jan TenBruggencate Queen Kaahumanu with her servant on rug, lithograph by Jean-Pierre Norblin de la Gourdaine in 1822 after painting by Louis Choris, the artist aboard the Russian ship Rurick, which visited Hawai‘i in 1816. The role of women in early Hawaiian society was different from that of most other native cultures. [...]

By | 2017-03-24T09:34:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Forest Bird Recovery Projects Shift Focus to Maximize Recovery

One of the two female puaiohi that were released in the wild on Kaua‘i. Photo courtesy DLNR Dozens of times, over the course of nearly two decades, staff from one of two bird conservation centers on Maui and the Big Island boarded a Hawaiian Airlines plane with either a small wooden box or [...]

By | 2017-03-21T17:02:08+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Ahupua‘a Signs Installed Along Kaua‘i’s Roadways

Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. is seen here assisting the Kaua‘i Nui Kuapapa team and a road crew with installing the Kalapakī ahupua‘a sign along Kūhiō Highway in Līhu‘e last Friday. Do you know what moku and ahupuaʻa you live in? You will soon find out, as ahupua’a signs are now being installed along [...]

By | 2017-03-21T17:50:00+00:00 March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Being Mindful of Our Brain: Preventing Mental Decline

By Uma Sivanathan The subject of maintaining brain health is of personal interest to me because my husband and I are 66 years old and my father had Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and it often shows up after age 65, but can begin as early as age 45. It [...]

By | 2017-03-19T10:34:25+00:00 March 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Study Finds Less than 500 Puaiohi Left in the Wild, All on Kaua‘i

A new study found only 494 Puaiohi are left in the wild, and all of them are on Kaua‘i. Photo courtesy of DLNR A new study provides the first rigorous population estimate of an enigmatic endangered bird species found only on Kauai, the Puaiohi, or Small Kauai Thrush: 494 birds, according to a [...]

By | 2017-03-16T23:50:01+00:00 March 17th, 2017|0 Comments