Kalaheo Steak and Ribs

By Anni Caporuscio The Prime Rib. This was my first prime rib that wasn’t just a taste of a man’s meal. It’s actually much larger in person than it seems in the picture. Here is a short guide to prime rib for women who may have been too shy to order it: 1- Order [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Island Activities — June 2016

Hanalei Lookout Hanalei Lookout, just past Princeville Shopping Center on Kaua‘i’s North Shore, is a place where visitors — and locals — often pull over to enjoy the view of the famous and gorgeous Hanalei taro patches. The sunrise at Kealia Beach on Kaua‘i’s Eastside can be quite a beautiful experience. If the [...]

By | June 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The Rainmaker

By Léo Azambuja Father and sons discuss the drought Never trust a con man. Unless a drought is killing your cattle, your daughter can’t find a suitor, your youngest son believes he is as dumb as a rock and your older son is the biggest pain in the okole. And that’s how The [...]

By | June 25th, 2016|0 Comments

8th Annual Kaua‘i Kau Wela Summer Festival at Kamokila Today and Tomorrow

Kau Wela Summer Festival The 8th Annual Kaua‘i Kau Wela Summer Festival at Kamokila Hawaiian Village kicks off this evening at 5 p.m., with the Evening of Wela. The gates open at 4 p.m., and today’s event lasts until 8 p.m. There will be fire dancing, a torch-lighting ceremony and tahitian drummers. Singer-songwriter [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — June

ʻUnu mai a hoʻonuʻanuʻa ke kilu o Kalamaʻula, hoʻoleʻaleʻa i ke kaha o Kaunalewa. “Bring all the kilu for amusement a Kalamaʻula to make merry on the field of Kaunalewa.” To come together for a gay time and bring whatever you have to add to the fun. There is a play on lewa, which refers [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

How High or Low Can the Oceans Go?

By Jan TenBruggencate Hanalei Bay We think of sea level changes in inches over periods of decades, but over longer time spans, the evidence is for far more dramatic rises and falls. How dramatic? Hundreds of feet different. Whole Hawaiian valley floors today were once underwater when oceans were higher. And some shallow [...]

By | June 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Liquid Sunshine Restores the ‘Aina

By Virginia Beck ‘Ohi‘a lehua trees with Kalalau Valley on the background. “I mohala no ka lehua i ke ke‘ekehi ‘ia e ka ua.” “The lehua blossom unfolds when the rains tread on it.” — ‘Olēlo No’eau, Mary Kawena Pukui The heavy rains of the past weeks are finally bringing relief to the [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Tropic Care Is Back — Free Medical, Dental, Optometric Services

By Tommy Noyes Optometrist Maj. Tina Burr was deployed in Tropic Care Kaua‘i 2014, and assisted with free eye exams. This year from June 20 to 29, Tropic Care Kaua‘i 2016 will provide dental, medical, and optometric services including sports physicals, optometry exams, eyeglass production, adult health exams, tooth extractions, dental exams, and minor [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Coffee Has a New Healthy Reputation

By Jane Riley Charlotte Belliard makes a healthy and punchy espresso at Small Town Coffee in Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i’s Eastside. Coffee is most likely the most studied beverage on the planet. Because of that, there has been a lot of complex and sometimes confusing information about coffee and its impact on health. Early observational [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Blenda Montoro Photography — Love Captured in Real Film

By Isis Ava Wilkinson Blenda Montoro uses real film in her wedding photography business. Contributed photo Somewhere in Lima, Peru’s capital, a small photo album is placed on the lap of an 8-year-old girl. As she turns the pages, she notices the smiles and the stories that unfold with each page. Peruvian scenery [...]

By | June 12th, 2016|0 Comments