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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Support Local This Holiday Season

By Lois Ann Ell             It used to be when someone received a compliment on a pair of earrings or a new shirt, the other person would say “thanks,” and the dialogue was over. Not [...]

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Be a Light for Peace: Veteran Helps Veterans.

By Pam Woolway Forklifts, trucks and the occasional golden retriever intersect the warehouse, sheds and stacked bags of feed bordering the Kawamura Farms compound on Wehe Road in Lihue. The 50-year [...]

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Hale `Opio Kaua`i, Inc. – Healing Youth Through Compassion, Art and Culture

By Lois Ann Ell In the industrialized mecca of Nawiliwili Harbor now stands a beacon of its past: A colorful mosaic depicting the pre-harbor days of the culturally and historically rich area. The art [...]

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2013: The Year of Kaua`i’s Last King

Kaua’i has a unique legacy as the only island in the Hawaiian chain that was unconquered by King Kamehameha. Twice he tried to invade; twice he failed, once by the treacherous channel waters, and [...]

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Hildegard Miyashiro, 2012 Kaua`i Half Marathon winner for over 50 age group; Bob Craver, Race Director and Chelsea Smith-Wishard, second place finisher of the 2012  half marathon. Photo by Bernard Gosset

Hills, Heat and Humidity: Kaua`i Marathon Irresistible to Runners Far and Near

 By Lois Ann Ell The morning sun spreads its first rays of light across the island as Hildagarde Miyashiro, clad in bright running attire, flashes a quick smile before biting into a lychee. [...]

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