Anuenue Café — Eat with Aloha

By Anni Caporuscio This is an off-menu item called The Keanu Reeves, which is two different Eggs Benedicts on the same plate. I had the Riptide: a Kalua pork Benedict, and I think it’s my first time. It’s a great Kauai twist on a traditional favorite. The salty pork pairs really well with creamy [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Kama‘aina Soul — Anthology

By Léo Azambuja Daniel Finchum Local artist Daniel Finchum captured the soul of Kaua‘i in wet plate collodion, one of the earliest forms of photography, invented in the 1850s. The Kama‘aina Soul — Anthology exhibit at Kaua‘i Society of Arts gallery at Kukui Grove Center gave locals and visitors a snapshot into Finchum’s [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Island Activities — February 2017

Opaeka‘a Falls Opaeka‘a Falls is a mandatory stop at the lookout at Kuamo‘o Road in Wailua Homesteads, especially after heavy rains. Here, the falls are seen from a unique angle. Photo by Margarette Johannes At the end of Loop Road, a series of waterfalls are perfect for cooling-off during the hot summer months. [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|0 Comments

‘Eat Dessert First’ at Aqua Kaua‘i Beach Resort Feb. 24

You can have your cake and eat it too! By attending the 24th Annual “Eat Dessert First” at Aqua Kaua‘i Beach Resort, you’ll be supporting Kaua‘i’s youth while experiencing sweet flavors from at least 15 local showcase dessert vendors already confirmed. The event is Zonta Club of Kaua‘i’s signature fundraiser, and a portion of the [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Ho‘onani Hula Celebration — A Lei of Kaua‘i Stars

Ukulele Paradise Experience an evening of beautiful hula and mele with a cast of Kaua‘i stars at the “Ho‘onani Hula Celebration — A Lei of Kaua‘i Stars” presented by Embrace and Celebrate Kaua‘i at the Courtyard by Marriott in Kapa‘a Feb. 22. The evening will kick off with a Hawaiian blessing by Kahu [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Let’s Beat Diabetes

By Uma Sivanathan About 600,000 of our Hawaii residents are living with pre-diabetes or have Type 2 diabetes and the numbers are rapidly rising, according to the American Diabetes Association. In the last 10 years, this disease has increased 70 percent among people in their 30s. Type 2 diabetes used to occur primarily in adults [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Daily Atmospheric Disturbance Leaves Footprints on Rainfall

Models only match observed peaks in Indonesian rainfall when upper atmospheric heating is included. (figure 1) No matter where you live, rain seems to fall more often at certain times of day, whether it is seen in the daily afternoon rainstorm or a typical overnight shower. Indeed, statistically, long-term average rainfall tends to [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

U.S., Japan Successfully Conduct Missile Test on Kaua‘i’s Westside

The USS John Paul Jones is seen here launching a missile to intercept a cruise missile target launched at Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kaua‘i’s Westside, during an exercise Aug. 1, 2015. The USS John Paul Jones successfully conducted another intercept test Feb. 3, in a joint exercise by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Chocolate Co. — the Secret to Happiness

By Léo Azambuja The secret to a happy life, most would say, is chocolate. Now add a Hawaiian flair to it — or better, a Kauaian flair. How luckier are we for living on this island? “Our chocolate is the best; our chocolate is really, really good,” said Jessica Tabalan, manager at Kaua‘i Chocolate Company [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Two for One at Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i in Kapa‘a is giving yoga to celebrate love. Drop in with your sweetheart — or your best buddy — and they can practice for free! All existing members with packages can bring any friend and share the yoga love. Bikram Yoga classes last 90 minutes in a room heated [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|0 Comments