Bringing Kaua‘i’s Last King Home

By Léo Azambuja A culturally significant project is getting close to create something that has never been done before: a larger-than-life bronze statue of King Kaumuali‘i, Kaua‘i’s last king. [...]

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Junior Lifeguards Making a Difference

By Léo Azambuja What would happen if every year, more than 300 new volunteer lifeguards would help the county’s water safety officers to keep Kaua‘i beaches safe for locals and visitors? The [...]

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The New Faces of Women’s Surfing

By Léo Azambuja The girls from Kaua‘i’s newest generation of surfers may still be in their teens, but they are destined to leave a mark in surfing’s history, whether they become full-time [...]

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The Boys of Downtown Kapa‘a

By Léo Azambuja Together, their businesses add up to nearly 150 years of existence. They have seen Downtown Kapa‘a change with the times, but they didn’t just sit back — they changed with the [...]

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The Art of Giving Birth at Home

By Léo Azambuja Giving birth at home with the help of a midwife is becoming increasingly more popular as a safe, viable option in the last 10 years. “It was the most beautiful experience of my [...]

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Painting the Town Green

By Léo Azambuja Even the Garden Isle needs help to become greener. Conscious efforts from community members, nonprofit organizations, businesses and government bodies are laying down a giant puzzle [...]

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The Pink Revolution

By Léo Azambuja All in all, it’s just business as usual, but with a noticeable shade of pink. In January, Forbes Magazine published an article stating 11 reasons why 2014 will be a “breakout [...]

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Going West on Kaua`i

By Léo Azambuja When Capt. James Cook first landed in Waimea in January 1778, it was a town of about 60 thatch huts near the coast and another 40 inland. The town has for sure grown since then – to [...]

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Editor’s Note

By Léo Azambuja The New Year is here, and so am I. On the last scene of Casablanca, Rick, played by Humphrey Bogart, and Capt. Louis Renault, played by Claude Rains, walk away into a thick fog. Rick [...]

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From Buenos Aires to Kauaʻi

By Donia Lilly Music is widely regarded as a universal language, and the same can be said about partner dance. Both enable members of diverse communities to connect and communicate effortlessly. [...]

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