Flying Machines and Other Disasters

By Léo Azambuja While the world went crazy in March looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, we had our own share of tragedies here on Kaua‘i, losing five lives in four different [...]

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History on the Beach

By Jan TenBruggencate History is where you find it, and on Kaua‘i, you don’t need a book. There are beaches all around the island that provide windows into life on Kaua‘i in generations past. I [...]

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Lessening, Adapting to Sea Level Rise

By Ruby Pap If you paid any attention at all to statewide news earlier this year, you probably heard about the extreme beach erosion events at Rocky Point on O‘ahu’s North Shore. Pictures of homes [...]

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Women

By Léo Azambuja Women. Though I make a heck of an effort, I probably will never understand them. Perhaps it has to do with my upbringing. During my childhood years in Rio de Janeiro, my father was a [...]

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Haole Winter

By Richard E. Peck After eight years of part-time residency on Kauaʻi – two to three months each year on-island, nine-to-10 months in New Mexico – I’ve come to enjoy explaining “aloha” to [...]

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Diversity and Uniqueness on the Westside

By Jan TenBruggencate The Westside of Kauaʻi, not easy to pigeonhole. In many ways, it is a place defined by its diversity. The rainfall on the leeward slopes minimal, but West Kauaʻi has always [...]

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Powered by Science

By Ruby Pap Aloha Kauaʻi! This is my first dispatch in For Kauaʻi. I am thrilled about this opportunity to talk about science and other information applicable to our beautiful coastline, mauka to [...]

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Caffeine Confession

By Léo Azambuja Today is going to be the best day of my life. And that’s all that is on my mind when I wake up. Don’t worry; this isn’t going to be a motivational speech. This is really what I [...]

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Locally Grown

By Jan TenBruggencate Our island’s “Kauaʻi Made” program celebrates the value of things uniquely from the Garden Island, but for a view of how far this theme can go, turn to another Pacific [...]

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Resolutions and Neighborhoods

By Lois Ann Ell It’s January, the time of year when we make resolutions. Statistically, decisions like losing 10 pounds or journaling every day fail by March. But what if your resolution is not a [...]

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