Hawai‘i Wisdom — October

Hoʻi hou i ka iʻa i ke ʻehu kai. “The fish returns to the foamy sea.” Said of one who returns to a previous home. A mermaid, half-woman, half-fish, is right at home in the ocean on Kaua‘i’s [...]

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Local Snapshots — October

A good snapshot may reveal a simple pleasure that otherwise goes unnoticed. The Local Snapshots is just a tiny collection of what Kaua‘i offers to locals and visitors. Indulge yourself. And if you [...]

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Coming to Our Senses

By Virginia Beck What I love about Kaua‘i is how abundantly alive and present nature is here. With unlimited ocean horizons, rainbows and glowing green hillsides, Kaua‘i has a way of waking your [...]

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10 Things That Happen When You Love Your Body

By Samantha Fox Olson Have you ever been so fully present with your breath and your body, completely free of judgment or agenda, and experienced the orgasmic deliciousness of having a body? It’s [...]

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‘Rotary Roundup’ Hoping to Rope New Members

The Rotary Club of West Kaua‘i is hoping to attract prospective members and increase its ranks with a ‘Rotary Roundup’ membership drive Oct. 24 at Wranglers restaurant in Waimea Town. The event [...]

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Fall Fest on the Westside this Weekend

By Léo Azambuja Fall is here, and with it, a three-day feel-good celebration on the island’s Westside, welcoming the season that brings many family holidays. The Fall Fest kicks off Oct. 24, with [...]

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Study Shows Importance of Jellyfish to Deep-Sea Ecosystem (w/ video)

Researchers from the University of Hawai‘i, Norway and the UK have recently shown with innovative experiments that a rise in jellyfish blooms near the ocean’s surface may lead to jellyfish falls [...]

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Sea Turtle Tumors Linked to Land-Based Pollution

Hawai‘i’s sea turtles are afflicted with chronic and often lethal tumors caused by consuming non-native algae, “superweeds,” along coastlines where nutrient pollution is unchecked. The disease [...]

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World War II Era Fighter Plane Discovered at Midway Atoll

Maritime archaeologists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service discovered the remains of a sunken World War II era airplane while doing [...]

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Updated Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards Available Online

After withstanding Hurricane Iselle, which caused widespread destruction to parts of The Big Island, and now bracing for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Ana, homeowners in Hawaiʻi are all too [...]

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