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Fight or Flight? KPD to Teach Response to an Active Shooter Situation

What would be your best chance of survival if you were faced with an active shooter situation? The Kaua‘i Police Department is encouraging the public to become educated on active shooter preparedness and assaulter response, due to the recent number of mass shootings throughout the United States, according to a KPD news release. “Although the [...]

By | 2017-11-16T16:01:19+00:00 November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Winter Basketball League Registration Begins Wednesday

The county Department of Parks and Recreation announced the registration for the Boys and Girls Winter Basketball League begins this Wednesday and runs through Nov. 22. Registration will be at the Kapa‘a, Līhu‘e and Kalāheo neighborhood centers from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Participants may register for the following categories: Fifth [...]

By | 2017-11-14T13:17:23+00:00 November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Island Air Flies Today for the Last Time

Island Air is shutting down at the end of the day today. After 37 years of service in Hawai‘i, Island Air is shutting down operations at the end of the day, blaming “legal pressure impose by aircraft lessors,” according to a company’s new release Thursday. Founded in 1980 as Princeville Airways, the company [...]

By | 2017-11-09T23:16:50+00:00 November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Children’s Theatre ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ Premieres Friday

The cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Back row, left to right: Margaret Joy McLeod, Manu Trujillo, Emma Pinkston, Blade Kanekuni, Makaya Kaduce, Taj Gutierrez, Felix Cosmann, Noah Cabello, Veda Parker, Daphne Sanchez, and Sydney Agudong. Middle row, left to right: Kolea Rautmann, Sabryn Rudinoff, Katy Hoesel, Caleb Plowman, Jacob Lester, Kaile Mckeown, Kenna [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:49:20+00:00 November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

KCC Opens Multi-Purpose Arts and Music Facility

  From left, Reverend Wayne Vidinha, Sr., Helen Cox, Gregory Shepherd and Brandon Shimokawa bless the new facility. Photo courtesy of  Kauaʻi Community College unveiled its new language arts and humanities multi-purpose room which will be used for musical theatre, acting, band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, creative media and dance, as reported by the University of [...]

By | 2017-11-03T18:20:13+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Native Plant Sale Friday in Celebration of Arbor Day

ʻŌhiʻa lehua. Photo courtesy of DLNR In celebration of Arbor Day in Hawai‘i on Nov. 4, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife is inviting native plant enthusiasts to plant sales and giveaways on Kaua‘i this Friday, Nov. 3. DOFAW plant nurseries on Kauaʻi will be offering [...]

By | 2017-11-01T18:28:38+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

It’s Easy to Grow Your Own Herbs

By Léo Azambuja Herb starts at Hoku Natural Foods in Kapa‘a. Photo by Léo Azambuja I like to cook and eat good food. And by good, I mean delicious and healthy food. But I’m not a big fan of complicated recipes. I’m actually not a fan of following recipes at all. I like [...]

By | 2017-10-23T21:51:42+00:00 October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Waimea River Water Settlement Featured in Mini-Documentary (w/ video)

Waimea River. Video grab courtesy of DLNR The mediated settlement, approved by the Hawai‘i State Water Commission in April, to immediately restore continuous flows in West Kaua‘i’s Waimea River, is the subject of a video mini-documentary produced by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. “This video transports the viewer deep into [...]

By | 2017-10-23T22:13:58+00:00 October 24th, 2017|0 Comments

‘Beyond the Either/Or God’ Malcolm Miner Memorial Lecture Nov. 2

Bishop Flunder ‘Beyond the Either/Or God’ Malcolm Miner Memorial Lecture Nov. 2 The Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder, Bishop of the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, and Founding Senior Pastor of City of Refuge United Church of Christ in Oakland will offer the next Malcolm Miner Memorial Lecture on “Beyond the Either/Or God” on Thursday, [...]

By | 2017-10-17T23:21:06+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The ‘Choy of Cooking’ Debuts at Koloa Landing’s Holoholo Grill

Sam Choy Koloa Landing Resort announces the first annual “Choy of Cooking” with Sam Choy on Friday, Oct. 20 at the Holoholo Grill. The internationally renowned television personality and restaurateur will be sharing his culinary secrets, while preparing family-style signature cuisine and hosting a talk story event. Guests will be treated to an [...]

By | 2017-10-17T23:21:22+00:00 October 18th, 2017|0 Comments