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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.

Remember What Mom Said: Wash Your Veggies! It’ll Keep You Healthy

By Ruby Pap A semi-slug on a nickel. Photo courtesy of Marlena Dixon, Epidemiologist Hawai‘i residents and visitors take heed. Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongyliasis) is a serious illness that requires precaution on how we handle, prepare and grow our food. While we are lucky to have no reported cases on Kaua‘i this year, we [...]

By | 2017-05-23T03:32:06+00:00 May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — May 2017

A minister conducts the service at the Waioli Church in Hanalei, on this picture taken in 1934. Photo courtesy of Waioli Corporation Hele wale a lulu i na manu “The birds are so numerous that they cast a shade.” Said of a great crowd of people. Source: ‘Ōlelo No‘eau, by Mary Kawena Pukui

By | 2017-05-23T03:31:17+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Congrats to KCC’s 2017 Spring Grads

The Kaua‘i Community College held its 2017 commencement ceremonies at Vidinha Stadium in Lihu‘e May 12. Congratulations to all the University of Hawaiʻi graduates across the state, including KCC graduates, who got their degrees at UH spring 2017 commencement ceremonies over the last couple weeks. A primary resource center and gathering place in Līhuʻe for [...]

By | 2017-05-17T12:21:02+00:00 May 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Safe Passing

By Tommy Noyes Crossing the double yellow line when overtaking a bicyclist is legally required on the Natchez Trace in Mississippi. Photo by Tommy Noyes May is National Bike Month, and Get Fit Kaua‘i invites bicyclists to a meet-up Bike 2 Work Day on Friday morning, May 19. Southbound riders depart from the [...]

By | 2017-05-17T12:18:54+00:00 May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Military Appreciation Potluck for Kawaihau Boardwalk Tonight at Lydgate Park

When completed, the Kawaihau Boardwalk will connect the residential Kawaihau Road area to the coastal stretch of Ke Ala Hele Makalae with a walkable, bikeable route. Image courtesy of Kaua‘i Path Kauai Path and friends are hosting a potluck, BYOB Appreciation Night for the 25 Innovative Readiness Training military personnel who are now [...]

By | 2017-05-17T12:15:35+00:00 May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Repairs to Close Parking Lot at Ha‘ena State Park, Hanakapi‘ai Trail Friday

Ke‘e Beach, Ha‘ena State Park. Photo courtesy of DLNR The main parking lot at Ha‘ena State Park will be closed all day Friday to complete an ongoing maintenance project, as well as tree trimming and removal of ironwood trees adjacent to the parking lot, according to a news release from the state Department [...]

By | 2017-05-16T15:30:03+00:00 May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

DLNR Enforces Kalalau, Arrests 17 for Closed Area Violations

State Department of Land and Natural Resources officers are seen here issuing citations in Kalalau. Photo courtesy of DLNR Officers form the state Department of Land and Natural Resources arrested 17 people at the Kalalau Section of the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park, during a pair of law enforcement sweeps earlier last week, [...]

By | 2017-05-14T18:41:30+00:00 May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Small Is Beautiful — the Kaua‘i Way

By Virginia Beck When the world is turmoil and the news is toxic overload, guaranteed to destroy your mood, there is always the small, beautiful world of Kaua‘i. A sanctuary from the hurly burly of world culture, the Internet, and all the trappings of insanity. Kaua‘i brings you back to earth, the ‘aina, the reality [...]

By | 2017-05-14T09:50:15+00:00 May 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Safe Passing

By Tommy Noyes Crossing the double yellow line when overtaking a bicyclist is legally required on the Natchez Trace in Mississippi. Photo by Tommy Noyes May is National Bike Month, and Get Fit Kaua‘i invites bicyclists to a meet-up Bike 2 Work Day on Friday morning, May 19. Southbound riders depart from the [...]

By | 2017-05-11T23:14:57+00:00 May 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Bicycling Skills for Adults Class Saturday

Tommy Noyes is seen here helping a student during a bicycle safety class in Kapaa. Contributed photo Would you like to feel steadier and more confident when riding your bicycle? Well, this your chance to achieve this, and have fun while doing it. Tomy Noyes, from the community nonprofit organization Kaua‘i Path, will [...]

By | 2017-05-12T08:48:02+00:00 May 11th, 2017|0 Comments