Biz of the Month

Mo’ Bettah Fish at Kaua‘i Bettas

By Léo Azambuja Some of the best fish in the United States can be found right here on Kaua‘i. But they’re neither salt-water fish nor good to eat. They’re the betta fish – also known as [...]

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Oskar’s Boutique a Treasure Trove in Kilauea’s Heart

By Léo Azambuja Hidden in the corner of Kilauea Plantation Center, Oskar’s Boutique offers a window to the souls of many local and Mainland artists. “I’m always trying to find things that you [...]

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News from the Butterfly Garden (w/ KVIC-TV video)

Orchid Alley Kaua‘i in Historic Old Kapa‘a Town has now added an attraction that is unique to all of Hawai‘i — a Butterfly Garden. Designed by the creative mind of Orchid Alley Kaua‘i owner [...]

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For the Love of Orchids

By Léo Azambuja In Old Kapa‘a Town, a heavy iron door with a sign that reads Orchid Alley Kaua‘i hides a matchless kaleidoscope of exotic flowers, butterflies and local art. “Anybody who comes [...]

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Sculpting with Scissors

By Léo Azambuja Rick Semonian has been a successful hairdresser and salon owner on Kaua‘i for the last 13 years. But the trendy Boston-native — a minority on his field — says he still has a [...]

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Pain Free, Naturally

By Léo Azambuja You won’t find any prescription pills at Pain Free Kaua‘i. But you’ll likely learn how to address what caused your pain in the first place, thus eliminating the problem straight [...]

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Pigging Out, Sustainably

By Judy Tsuei Erron DePew and Lihue Lopez banter back and forth, laughing about their exciting adventures since opening The Green Pig food truck across Kealia Beach last September. Sitting beside each [...]

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As Juicy as it Gets

By Léo Azambuja As the New Year rolled in, life got a lot sweeter for a Kaua‘i couple – and for several others on the island. Dylan Scott and Kristal Muhich officially launched Kaua‘i Juice Co [...]

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Chasing the Sunrise

By Léo Azambuja Only in Hawai`i you’ll find a sunrise at the end of a rainbow. After more than 10 years working as a registered nurse, Anuenue Washburn, whose name means “rainbow” in Hawaiian, [...]

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Joel Guy Invites You to His Grass Shack

By Léo Azambuja It all started as a hobby more than 10 years ago. But toying around with video and photography took a life of its own, and today, Joel Guy says he is the busiest guy he knows without [...]

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