Kumu hula Kaua‘i Iki is seen here with two of his students from Ni‘ihau, Kilolani Kanahele and Kapua Kelley-Kanahele, performing at Kekaha Beach.

He Kumulipo — The Source of Darkness

By Léo Azambuja

Kumu hula Kaua‘i Iki is seen here with two of his students from Ni‘ihau, Kilolani Kanahele and Kapua Kelley-Kanahele, performing at Kekaha Beach.

Kumu hula Kaua‘i Iki is seen here chanting while two of his students from Ni‘ihau, Kilolani Kana

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Limahuli Garden and Preserve Director Kawika Winter, left, is seen here with Visitor Program Manager Lahela “Antie Aloha” Correa and Preserve Operations Manager John-Carl “JC” Watson.

Looking Back Toward the Future

By Léo Azambuja

Limahuli Garden and Preserve Director Kawika Winter, left, is seen here with Visitor Program Manager Lahela “Antie Aloha” Correa and Preserve Operations Manager John-Carl “JC” Watson.

Limahuli Garden and Preserve Director Kawika Winter, left, is seen here with Visitor Program Manager

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Sisters Hi‘iaka and Anonui Emery in the Makauwahi Sinkhole.

Maha‘ulepu Ahupua‘a’s Legacy

By Léo Azambuja

Sisters Hi‘iaka and Anonui Emery in the Makauwahi Sinkhole.

Sisters ‘Anonui and Hi‘iaka Emery in the Makauwahi Sinkhole.

For more than 1,000 years, Maha‘u…

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Kaua‘i’s Danny Fuller drops into a bomb at
Peahi, Maui, in December 2012. Photo by Bruno Lemos

Riding Liquid Mountains

By Léo Azambuja

Kaua‘i’s Danny Fuller drops into a bomb at Peahi, Maui, in December 2012. Photo by Bruno Lemos

Kaua‘i’s Danny Fuller drops into a bomb at
Peahi, Maui, in December 2012. Photo by Bruno Lemos

Thro…

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Smith Family Garden Luau GM Kamika Smith, center, with Kiah Imai, left, and Eddie Pagatpatan, right after pulling the Kalua pig from the imu, where it had been baking and steaming for nine hours.

La Ho‘omaika‘i — Thanksgiving Kaua‘i Style

By Léo Azambuja

Smith Family Garden Luau GM Kamika Smith, center, with Kiah Imai, left, and Eddie Pagatpatan, right after pulling the Kalua pig from the imu, where it had been baking and steaming for nine hours.

Smith Family Garden Luau GM Kamika Smith, center, with Kiah Imai, left, and Eddie Pagatpatan, right af

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National Tropical Botanical Garden CEO Chipper Wichman

NTBG: Half Century of Saving the Planet

By Léo Azambuja

National Tropical Botanical Garden CEO Chipper Wichman

National Tropical Botanical Garden CEO Chipper Wichman

Fifty years ago, a Congressional Charter cre…

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Cultural practitioner and Hawaiian language translator Keao NeSmith models for the statue of King Kaumuali‘i.

Bringing Kaua‘i’s Last King Home

By Léo Azambuja

Cultural practitioner and Hawaiian language translator Keao NeSmith models for the statue of King Kaumuali‘i.

Cultural practitioner and Hawaiian language translator Keao NeSmith models for the statue of King Ka

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Junior Lifeguards Making a Difference

By Léo Azambuja

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Standing, lifeguards Kaimi Kaneholani, left, and Eugene Ancheta. Sitting, from left to right, junio

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The New Faces of Women’s Surfing

By Léo Azambuja

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Kaua‘i’s young surfing talents are seen here at Hanalei Pier. From left to right, Tatiana Weston-

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Kapa‘a businessmen, from left to right, Winston Kawamoto, Jim Saylor and Ken Kubota.

The Boys of Downtown Kapa‘a

By Léo Azambuja

cover-for_kauai_14-6_35Together, their businesses add up to nearly 150 years of existence. They have seen Downtown Kapa‘a c…

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