Around the Island

PMRF to Take Part in $2.5M Electrical Grid Study

The University of Hawai‘i announced this week the Office of Naval Research contracted with the Applied Research Laboratory at UH for a $2.5 million energy research project at three naval bases in [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

Saving the Endangered Laysan Ducks

A team of biologists returned earlier this month from a successful mission to translocate 28 endangered Laysan ducks (Anas laysanesis) within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. “This is [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

‘State of the Art 2014′ Opens Today at Galerie 103

By Bruna Stude Galerie 103 at The Shops at Kukui‘ula will debut today an eclectic survey of most recent paintings, sculpture, works on paper, mixed media and photography by the gallery’s featured [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

UH, HDOA Offer Tips on How to Identify, Control Little Fire Ants

The Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture and faculty and staff at the University of Hawai‘i have recently shared tips to identify and control little fire ants, one of the most invasive and damaging [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

Saim Caglayan Talks About King Kaumuali‘i Statue — KVIC TV Clip

A culturally significant project is getting close to create something that has never been done before: a larger-than-life bronze statue of King Kaumuali‘i, Kaua‘i’s last king. The nonprofit [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

Communication Exercise to Close Sleeping Giant Shelter Wednesday

State and County officials announced they will conduct a communications exercise on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Nounou Forest Reserve, near Kapaa. The exercise will lead to the [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

Building a Better Island For and Because of Women

By Léo Azambuja A small yet determined group of women has been working tirelessly and pretty much under the radar for many years to help women and girls on Kaua‘i to improve their lives on all [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — September

Mai ho‘oni i ka wai lana mâlie. “Do not disturb the water that is tranquil.” Let the peaceful enjoy their peace. Source: Mary Kawena Pukui. Apparently, Licorice has no problems in disturbing [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

Hyatt Partners with UH, KCC to Build Hydroponics Garden

The Grand Hyatt of Kaua‘i Resort and Spa’s dining menus will soon feature freshly grown produce from their own hydroponics garden. The South Shore resort is partnering with the University of [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow0 Comments

Chyr Wins Kaua‘i Marathon, McCandless Crushes Half Marathon Record

Nicole Chyr, 36, of Englewood, Colo., won the 6th Annual Kaua‘i Marathon and Half Marathon Aug. 31. Former winner Tyler McCandless, 27, of Boulder, Colo., ran the Half Marathon this year, crushing [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Activities, Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Travel News0 Comments