A Hawaiian Thanksgiving with Non-Hawaiian Fixes

By Jan TenBruggencate There is something entirely un-Hawaiian about one of the classic Hawaiian dishes. At any Hawaiian food event, and included with any Hawaiian plate lunch, along with the laulau […]

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Wailua’s Hindu Monastery

By Virginia Beck I first became aware of Hinduism at 9 years old, living in Karachi, Pakistan. That colorful culture was the mixture of Hindus and Muslims. Massive civil war between the two had shaken […]

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A Shifting Force of Nature: How Water is Changing

By Ruby Pap Making sure there is enough freshwater should be a top priority in Hawai‘i, where all freshwater comes from the rain. “Maintaining an adequate freshwater supply in the Pacific Island […]

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Holy Water

By Léo Azambuja Out of all seven drinks that shaped the history of civilization — beer, wine, spirits, tea, coffee, water and Coca-Cola — there is only one we can’t live without. My first guess […]

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Remember Your First Pizza?

By Richard E. Peck It happened on a Sunday night in the USMC barracks at the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville. Three other PFCs swung by my bunk to ask if I wanted to go with them “for pizza.” […]

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The Beauty of the Breadfruit

By Jan TenBruggencate There are a few plants that evoke the tropics, plain and simple. The coconut, of course. And blossoms like the fragrant white Tahitian gardenia. And breadfruit, the `ulu. What a […]

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Kaua‘i’s Westside Beaches Need Your Help

By Ruby Pap Do you ever wonder why the beaches change so dramatically from season to season? Or lament, “Is the beach ever coming back, ‘cause it’s never been like this before?” Are you […]

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National Make A Difference Day in Lydgate Park

By Tommy Noyes You are invited to join the Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park in celebrating National Make A Difference Day in Lydgate Park. Save Saturday morning, Oct. 25 to participate locally […]

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‘The Secret Life of Plants’

By Léo Azambuja This is a crazy story of how a man spent his life working on gathering and writing down information on plants, and almost lost it all. But human resilience prevailed at the end — it […]

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My Mainland Cousin

By Richard E. Peck We live on an island. Our Mainland friends and relatives misunderstand everything about that, starting with the time – as I learned when the phone rang at 04:00 yesterday. […]

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