Around the Island

A Walk in the Park

By Tommy Noyes “A walk in the park” is one way to describe an easy-going, enjoyable experience. The Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park urge you to celebrate Earth Day 2014 by volunteering your [...]

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KPD Officers Run to Benefit Special Olympics

KPD, along with various city, state and federal agencies participated in the 2014 First Hawaiian Bank Troy Barboza Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Kaua’i. Sgt. Rod Green led the “Guardians [...]

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Blood Moon: Total Lunar Eclipse Provides Stunning Show

By Léo Azambuja Kaua‘i folks were treated to a stunning display of beauty Monday night, during the first total lunar eclipse of the year, when the Moon took on a reddish tone. For most of North and [...]

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Hukilau Lanai ‘Ohana Comes Together for Harmony

By Léo Azambuja Hukilau Lanai restaurant in Kapaa is putting together a fundraiser event this Monday, starting at 6 p.m., to defray expenses from employee Harmony Harwell’s battle with Hodgkin’s [...]

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Na Lei Pupu O Ni‘ihau: Shell Lei Program in Lihu‘e Today

By Léo Azambuja Put on your Ni‘ihau shell lei today and come to Lihu‘e Parish Hall, where Kanani Beniamina will identify the rare shells and weaving styles. “The Niihau people are the most [...]

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From Woman to Woman

By Léo Azambuja As a young girl, Tulsi Gabbard was too shy and would always ask her younger sister to do all the talking. “I have three older brothers and a younger sister, and by far I was the [...]

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A Century of Keeping the Record Straight

By Léo Azambuja If Kaua‘i is alive with history, its beating heart is at the Kaua‘i Historical Society. “We are saving history — and making it accessible,” said KHS Executive Director Mary [...]

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Food for Thought and for the Body

By Léo Azambuja About seven years ago during the Eco-Roundtable events, Malama Kaua‘i and Regenerations Botanical Garden began a fruitful association, literally. Since that 2007 event organized by [...]

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A Greener County Government

By Léo Azambuja The county government is moving toward a more sustainable island in many different fronts. Despite some criticism for not having more aggressive recycling efforts, Mayor Bernard [...]

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Ultraman Goes Hawaiian

By Léo Azambuja After nearly 50 years of fighting nonstop for peace, Ultraman and his family decided to take a vacation — in Hawai‘i. The Hawai‘i Tourism Japan unveiled last month to visitor [...]

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