Around the Island

Hawaiian Tea Time at Gaylords a Sold Out Event

Presented by Kaua‘i’s First Lady Regina Carvalho, the Hawaiian Tea Time honoring Queen Lili‘uokalani at Gaylords at Kilohana was a sold out event earlier this month. One hundred and forty women [...]

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NTBG Unveils Biodiversity Trail on Its 50th Anniversary Tuesday

The National Tropical Botanical Garden will celebrate its 50th year of existence with a celebration that will include the opening of a Biodiversity Trail at the McBryde Garden in Kalaheo Tuesday. [...]

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Middle Schoolers Have a Fun Taste of College at KCC

Learning at college is a thrilling adventure filled with exciting discoveries – even in summer. This is what middle-school students experienced during the 5th Annual Kids College Program held at [...]

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Local Snapshots — August

A good snapshot may reveal a simple pleasure that otherwise goes unnoticed. The Local Snapshots is just a tiny collection of what Kaua‘i offers to locals and visitors. Indulge yourself. And if you [...]

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Farm Fair Goes ‘Back to Our Roots’

By Léo Azambuja The largest and one of the oldest annual events on the island is digging into Kaua‘i’s deepest roots this year. The 2014 Kaua‘i County Farm Bureau Fair, the “granddaddy of all [...]

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Mango and Music at Waipa

By Léo Azambuja Mango and music may seem like an odd combination, but with the right ingredients, it’s a perfect marriage. The 2nd annual Music & Mango Festival at the Waipa Foundation will [...]

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Alternative Fuel Sources Are All Around Us

By Stefanie Camp It is of no surprise that corn has been used for years to create biofuel, but how about a beautiful tiny little yellow seed called camelina? Biofuels made from plants could one day [...]

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KISS Me with Music

By Léo Azambuja The Kaua‘i Island Singers Showcase, also known as KISS, threw a free afternoon concert for music lovers at the classy Mahiko Lounge at Kilohana Plantation July 20. Nine talented [...]

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All Rum-Fired Up (w/ KVIC-TV video)

By Anni Caporuscio While looking at the RumFire menu, I discovered I don’t have a name for what they do. Asian? Seafood? Traditional? Hawaiian? Italian-influenced Thai? “Our menu is of a global [...]

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Lihu‘e Native Courtney Doliente serves aboard USS Somerset

A 2003 Kaua‘i High School graduate and Lihu‘e native is serving aboard USS Somerset, one of the world’s most modern, networked, survivable and transformational platforms. Petty Officer 2nd Class [...]

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