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‘Teaching’ Mindfulness to Our Children


Monisha Vasa

Monisha Vasa

Can we actually teach our children how to be mindful? Or are we just trying to preserve the inherent consciousness that they already seem to have? In other words–is mindfulness truly taught, or is it just “unlearned” over …

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Aloha Classic Bodybuilding Championships (w/ video)

Story and photos by Hyunah Jang

SO6A0917Kaua‘i resident Kevin Jones is 51 years old, and has never stopped training since he won second place at his first competition in his hometown of Boston back in his early 20s. Since then, …

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Welcome Jill Caisey

By Barbara Bennett, Publisher

Jill Casey

Jill Caisey

I met Jill Caisey when she and her husband where here on island to make plans for their permanent residence on Kaua‘i. She immediately qualified as a sales and marketing representative For Kaua‘i. Her …

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Clarifying the Mystery of LinkedIn

Debra Jason

Debra Jason

Marketing professional Debra Jason, of The Write Direction, will present “Unleashing the Lead-Generating Power of LinkedIn” at the Dolphin Touch Wellness Center in Kapa‘a on Feb. 3.

“I’ve discovered that many professionals who are on LinkedIn don’t know …

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Food for a Cause: Rotary to Hold Annual Burn’s Supper Fundraiser

Robert Burns

Robert Burns

Throw together the aloha spirit, Celtic music and Scottish food, and you’ve got a great formula for fundraising for education.

Tickets are now available for the 15th Annual Rotary Club of West Kaua‘i Burn’s Supper Scottish Banquet …

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Empowerment Coach Savita Kumar to Speak at CSW

Savita Kumar

Savita Kumar

The Committee on the Status of Women will host later this month a workshop developed to help women to unleash their potential and become successful in their professional, financial and personal lives.

The event, “I Matter: This is …

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Beyond Therapy Is Beyond Funny

by Melissa Mojo

The cast of Beyond Therapy

The cast of Beyond Therapy

“Looking for love can drive you crazy … but therapy can help,” said Nadya Wynd, director of Beyond Therapy, Women in Theatre’s new dinner-theater comedy opening at the Hukilau Lanai Jan. …

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‘Chiffon & Spice’ at Lihu‘e Parish Hall

Annabelle D'Artois' hoop soul glow.

Annabelle D’Artois’ hoop soul glow.

If you love Cirque, live theater, visually tantalizing merriment and to be wildly entertained, don’t miss this one-time special offering on Kaua‘i.

“Chiffon & Spice,” a kaleidoscope of entertainment by Soul Fire Productions, will be …

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Paddling with a Purpose

Join Pu‘uwai Outrigger Canoe Club's Pink Paddlers group on Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. at Wailua River.

Join Pu‘uwai Outrigger Canoe Club’s Pink Paddlers group on Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. at Wailua River.

Hui o Mana Ka Pu‘uwai Outrigger Canoe Club in Wailua is forming a cancer survivors group modeled after Maui’s Mana‘olana Pink Paddlers group. …

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Botanist David Lorence to Present ‘Gingering Through Southeast Asia’ at KCC Jan. 20

David Lorence

David Lorence

Botanist David Lorence will present “Gingering Through Southeast Asia” at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 20 in the cafeteria at Kaua‘i Community College in Puhi.

The talk will be the first lecture in the 2015 collaborative series “Balance of …

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