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Kaua‘i Community Cat Project: 2016 Our Best Year Yet

A note from Barbara Bennett, Owner and Publisher of For Kaua‘i: The following is a letter in response from my editorial column last month, titled “What Are We Going to Do with Kaua‘i’s Feral Cats?” By Basil Scott, KCCP President In November, Halli Holmgren hiked 11 miles to Kalalau with a pet carrier (provided [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Make Sure America Stays Great

By Léo Azambuja President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance together at the Commander in Chief Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza By now, most of us must be sick and tired with the divide that [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Climate Change May Become a Serious Threat to Kaua‘i’s Birds

By Ruby Pap An i‘iwi forages on an alani tree in Kaua‘i’s upper forest. Studies by Atkinson and Lapoint show 99 percent of i‘iwi die after a single bite from a mosquito infected with avian malaria. Photo courtesy of Lucas Behnke Over the last few months, there’s been a lot of scary news [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Hawaiian Party Food

By Jan TenBruggencate Pono Market in Kapa‘a has probably the largest selection of poke types on the island on any given day. They also have a popular take-out lunch menu that changes daily. I was standing at the seafood cooler at Safeway the other day, amazed at the array of prepared seafood dishes. [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|0 Comments

On Food and Politics

By Léo Azambuja For Kaua‘i staff at a recent party at Bobby V's in the Coconut Marketplace in Kapa‘a. It’s not always that we link pizza and politics, but it does happen quite often. And sadly, this presidential election has been the biggest, most shameless pizza party I can remember. Presidential hopefuls are [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|0 Comments

What Are We Going to Do with Kaua‘i’s Feral Cats?

Cali By Barbara Bennett, For Kaua‘i Owner and Publisher If you haven’t notice, there has been a lot of hubbub about feral cats on Kaua‘i lately. How did this come about? I’m not sure but I do know that we have some very dedicated volunteers on the island who have taken their time [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Sunscreen Found Harmful to Coral Sampled on Kaua‘i

By Ruby Pap Waters sampled off Po‘ipū beach, Kauai’s popular tourist destination and premier snorkel spot, were found to have levels of oxybenzone of 281-419 parts per trillion. Photo by Ruby Pap The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is asking all ocean users in Hawai‘i to avoid sunscreen containing oxybenzone, also [...]

By | October 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Ride Plus One

By Larry Feinstein “I have chosen to go miles out of my comfort zone, habit monger that I am, and take Frost’s less traveled road. Every day will be completely different than the day before. Accepting the uncertainty of each moment will provide one lesson after the other.” Sept. 16, 2015 This is a long [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Youth Support National Make A Difference Day in Lydgate Park

By Tommy Noyes Evan Schrader, JJ Alonzo, Lea Nuesca and Grace Peralta of the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii-Lihue helped paint the Kamalani Kai Bridge. Continuing that job will be the main task for National Make A Difference Day in Lydgate Park 2016. Your help’s needed too on Saturday, Oct. 22. Photo by [...]

By | October 15th, 2016|0 Comments

A Virtual Eden of Flowers

By Virginia Beck A paradise of trees, a virtual Eden of flowers and rare plants, contributed by the winds and waves, followed by those who came by canoe, or ship, or airline. Kaua‘i is a mixed plate, as we call our local lunches. Mixtures of plants, cultures and races, all brought here seeking one thing; [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|0 Comments