Take a Day to Remember the Victims of 9/11

By Léo Azambuja Exactly 13 years ago, an attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York, on the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., and on Flight 93 over Pennsylvania took 2,977 lives. [...]

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Where is the Aloha?

By Léo Azambuja I know we’ve got it, but sometimes – very few times, indeed – I catch myself asking where is the aloha? One of those times was a day before Hurricane Iselle made landfall on the [...]

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Happiness Grows on Trees

By Jan TenBruggencate If you plant a fruit tree, you’re committing an act of faith in the future. And when you pick fruit from a mossy-barked old tree, it’s appropriate to thank the good person [...]

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The Dream of Lasting Peace

By Léo Azambuja Amazing! Why are we discussing racism when we should have put that to bed centuries ago, and instead, concentrated in the wealth and health of a society as a whole? Can’t we see [...]

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Get Ready for Hurricane Season

By Ruby Pap Did you know we are in hurricane season? Are you prepared? Now is a good time to get ready, especially since climate experts are predicting an El Niño year. We are currently in an “El [...]

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Kaua‘i’s Paradise Ride

By Tommy Noyes The Paradise Ride Kaua‘i, our island’s premier bicycle tour, will be held Aug. 2 and 3. The annual event increases the awareness of HIV/AIDS, infectious hepatitis and sexually [...]

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Love Kaua‘i, Vote

By Léo Azambuja How many times have you said, “I love Kaua‘i,” and really meant it? Love is a powerful word, and chances are, if you said it, you meant it. With that said, I think at times most [...]

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There Are Monk Seals and There Are Monk Seals

By Jan TenBruggencate The Hawaiian monk seal is a mysterious species, a member of a small group of exceedingly rare or extinct seals, and the only one in the Pacific. New genetic research has shown [...]

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Diagnosing and Treating Coral Disease

By Ruby Pap Kaua‘i’s coral disease has weighed heavy on my mind over the past couple of years. Therefore, I was happy to hear the state government has formed a Management Response Team [...]

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Father’s Daze

By Richard E. Peck Celebrating Mother’s Day is a piece of cake. Take Mom out to dinner. She gets to eat rubber chicken and gutta percha peas in a restaurant jammed with 312 strangers also wearing [...]

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