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Hawai‘i Wisdom — November 2015

‘Ai a pu‘u ka nuku “Eat until the lips protrude” Eat until one can take no more. Source: ‘Olelo No‘eau, by Mary Kawena Pukui This mermaid resting at Kealia Beach seems to have eaten all the limu she could have handled, and is now seen here taking a nap on the soft sand.

By |November 26th, 2015|0 Comments

A Simple Act

By Anne Cyr Na Pali Coast. Photo by Anne Cyr We had seen the famous Na Pali Coast on Kaua‘i from the sea and from the air, but it was finally time to walk upon the land. Conrad and I were nearing the end of our stay on the island, and one activity [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Women Artists of Kaua’i — 7th Annual Holiday Fine Art Festival

Ha‘ena Tide, by Patrice Pendarvis Art, live music and food are on the menu at a family event this month in Hanapepe. On Nov. 28 the group Women Artists of Kaua‘i will be hosting the 7th Annual Holiday Fine Art Festival at Hanapepe United Church of Christ, next to Hanapepe Library, from 10 [...]

By |November 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Painting the Town Pink, Once Again — 3rd Annual Pink Sunday Nov. 22

Staff and volunteers at YWCA who put together last year's Pink Sunday. Following the success of the first two editions of Pink Sunday, the YWCA once again is hosting this woman-empowering event less than a week before Black Friday. As in its first couple years, the third edition of Pink Sunday YWCA Women’s [...]

By |November 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Whale Sanctuary Seeking Advisory Council Applicants

Photo courtesy of NOAA The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is seeking to fill seven primary and 10 alternate seats on its advisory council. There are still two weeks left until the Nov. 30 deadline to apply for the seats. The council ensures public participation in sanctuary matters and provides advice [...]

By |November 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Inaugural Garden Island Film Festival Set for Nov. 20-22

Kaua‘i residents and visitors will have an opportunity to see feature films that highlight Hawai‘i, Micronesia and other parts of Polynesia in the inaugural Garden Island Film Festival. The festival will be held at various venues from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22 including the Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Kaua‘i Community College and Waimea Theatre. [...]

By |November 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Brings Aviation STEM Program to Kaua‘i

The Barnstorming Tour on O‘ahu, 2012. More than 600 public school sixth graders on Kaua‘i will learn about the science behind aviation when members of Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s Barnstorming Program travel to Kaua‘i for the first time, from Nov. 12 to 19. “We are very fortunate to have Pacific Aviation Museum [...]

By |November 12th, 2015|0 Comments

A Holiday Faire of Vintage Books on Hawai‘i and the Pacific

If you are into books and Hawaiian history, you will not want to miss this one-of-a-kind vintage book sale. The Kaua‘i Historical Society is hosting “A Holiday Faire of Vintage Books on Hawai‘i and the Pacific” book sale Friday, Nov. 13, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Historic County Building in Lihu‘e. The book [...]

By |November 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Pink is on the Menu at RumFire’s Table 53

Following National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sheraton Kauai Resort will continue to focus on breast cancer in November through its fundraising program, Table 53, which will benefit Wilcox Health Foundation. Net proceeds for all food and beverage at Table 53 in the oceanfront RumFire Po‘ipu Beach restaurant will be utilized toward the purchase of a [...]

By |November 8th, 2015|0 Comments

‘Alula on the Brink — Saving the Rarest of Rare

Seana Walsh, a conservation biologist at NTBG, is seen here conducting research on Brighamia insignis, a very rare Hawaiian plant native to Kaua‘i. Photo courtesy of NTBG. The “Balance of Nature” lecture series continues Tuesday, Nov. 10, with the free public talk ‘Alula on the Brink: Saving the Rarest of Rare by Seana [...]

By |November 7th, 2015|0 Comments