Biz of the Month

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Fleurings Jewelry, a Lei to Wear Every Day

By Léo Azambuja Samantha Lockwood Give your sweetheart fine jewelry, and she’ll have it forever, but there’s nothing more romantic and passionate than giving her flowers. What then if you gave her jewelry that could hold many kinds of beautiful flowers? “Your flowers will stay fresh for hours, all day,” said Samantha Lockwood, [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:01+00:00 November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Malia Kai Brings Sexy Back, Affordably

By Léo Azambuja Malia Kai Boutique owners Jamie Kai, left, and Maryanne Ornellas. Do you want a new dress but you’re not willing to sell an arm and a leg for it? Perhaps some new lingerie to spice up things in the bedroom? What about some dressy shoes? A wig? Classy accessories? A [...]

By | 2017-10-12T18:31:03+00:00 October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Whiskers Resort, a True Pet Hotel and Spa

By Léo Azambuja Whiskers Resort owner and founder Moksha McClure Massages, slumber parties, day care, guided hikes, movies, grooming and a nice, comfortable bed are all on the menu of this picturesque, hidden resort in the Puhi area. But humans don’t get to experience any of these services; they’re only for cats and [...]

By | 2017-09-08T13:13:08+00:00 September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Harley Davidson — An American Legend

By Léo Azambuja Kaua‘i Harley Davidson Manager John Baroni is seen here sitting on his own Harley Davidson at the Puhi dealership. More than a century ago, somewhere in Wisconsin, a young man envisioned a bicycle with an engine. What happened next is history. Harley Davidson motorcycles would write — and keep rewriting [...]

By | 2017-08-18T11:32:30+00:00 August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

KaiKini Bikinis — From Kaua‘i to the World

By Léo Azambuja Taryn Rodighiero Just six years ago, Taryn Rodighiero invested her life savings on a swimsuit-manufacturing business. She had never sewn before, but decided she wanted to make bikinis because she was frustrated with what was in the market. “I wanted something that stayed on … that wouldn’t fall apart, that [...]

By | 2017-06-05T16:23:15+00:00 June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

OnoPops — Farm to Stick Popsicles

By Léo Azambuja OnoPops owners Greg Askew and his fiancée, Candace Boxer. We are definitely lucky to live on Kaua‘i, for countless reasons. One of those reasons turns out to be really sweet, in dozens of levels. It’s called OnoPops. “OnoPops are handmade Hawaiian gourmet frozen pops made here on Kaua‘i,” said Greg [...]

By | 2017-04-28T18:33:34+00:00 April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Pineapple Pilates, the Key to a Well-Balanced Body

By Léo Azambuja Pineapple Pilates owner Jennifer Davis demonstrates how to use an apparatus equipment. Who would know that just by shifting the way we move would improve our lives dramatically? Joseph Pilates did. And just about anyone can benefit from it. “Pilates is a form of exercise, but it’s also an entire [...]

By | 2017-03-27T22:36:16+00:00 March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Chocolate Co. — the Secret to Happiness

By Léo Azambuja The secret to a happy life, most would say, is chocolate. Now add a Hawaiian flair to it — or better, a Kauaian flair. How luckier are we for living on this island? “Our chocolate is the best; our chocolate is really, really good,” said Jessica Tabalan, manager at Kaua‘i Chocolate Company [...]

By | 2017-02-13T16:46:26+00:00 February 14th, 2017|0 Comments