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The Path to Reviving Hawaiian Traditions

By Tommy Noyes Kapa‘a High School senior and Earth Club president Shasta White helps Mike DeMotta, National Tropical Botanical Garden’s head curator for living collections, unload donated native Hawaiian plants for the community workday at the Kawaihau Elevated Boardwalk. Photo by Tommy Noyes A typical question submitted to Kaua‘i Path’s website is, “Aloha! [...]

By | 2017-11-26T18:53:37+00:00 November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Dogs on the Path

By Tommy Noyes Cheryl and Joy Claypoole were glad to meet Dianne Kennedy on the path — they both own Old English Sheep Dogs. Path Ambassador Thomas Noyes and Kaua‘i Humane Society volunteer Randy Blake approached the dog owners to be sure they had poop bags and were complying with the county’s requirements. [...]

By | 2017-09-12T00:14:44+00:00 September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Community Resilience

By Tommy Noyes This was the view from the Mayor’s Office in Lihu‘e’s Historic County Building 25 years ago as Hurricane ‘Iniki ripped across Kaua‘i. Make time now to prepare because soon we might face another comparably destructive event. As many of us vividly remember, on Sept. 11, 1992 the strongest and most [...]

By | 2017-07-31T16:34:53+00:00 August 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Kawaihau Boardwalk

By Tommy Noyes Officer in Charge U.S. Air Force Major Craig Devore (left) and County of Kaua‘i Building Division Chief Doug Haigh met in mid-June at the base of the Kawaihau Boardwalk to check on construction progress. This Innovative Readiness Training project will be complete by the end of July 2017 and greatly improve [...]

By | 2017-06-25T22:27:02+00:00 July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Mayor-A-Thon 2017

By Tommy Noyes Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. gets a workout chauffeuring his grandchildren during the Mayor-A-Thon. Pre-register for this year’s event at www.GetFitKauai.com and be present to win fabulous prizes. On Saturday morning, June 24 a whole lot of bicyclists, runners, walkers and strollers will join Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. and friends at [...]

By | 2017-06-05T15:45:13+00:00 June 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

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

Two Months of Bicycling Events

By Tommy Noyes Kaua‘i County Council members Mel Rapozo and Derek Kawakami got a kick out of the Snail Race, one of the bicycle handling skills challenges Kaua‘i Path will set up on Keiki Bike and Safety Day, May 6 at the Wilcox Medical Center. Photo by Tommy Noyes April and May offer [...]

By | 2017-04-04T23:04:20+00:00 April 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Planning for Health

By Tommy Noyes Twenty-eight Hawai‘i Congress of Planning Officials conferees attended a bicycle mounted mobile tour. Their morning was dedicated to an eight-mile cruise on Ke Ala Hele Makalae, Kaua‘i’s ambitious coastal multi-use path system, and in the afternoon they went through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery project area that will soon transform [...]

By | 2017-03-25T00:04:40+00:00 March 25th, 2017|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 | 2016-11-10T05:40:18+00:00 October 15th, 2016|0 Comments