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Island Activities — April 2016

Swimming with dolphins was probably the last thing in Kaitie Issler’s and Wayne McIntoshʻs minds when they arrived at an Eastside beach to go surfing early March. It was early in the morning, and because of the lack of wind, the small waves were inviting. But when they saw a pod of dolphins beyond the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:36+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Island Activities — February 2016

Hanalei Pier A misty rain in Hanalei painted a palette of pastel tones on this living canvas. Meanwhile, despite the rain, beachgoers and surfers were determined to enjoy the afternoon in one of Kaua‘i’s most famous and beautiful beaches. After all, here on Kaua‘i, we’re used to being wet, under or above the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:44+00:00 February 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Island Activities July 2015

Stories and photos by Caroline Farley Morgan Iglay, left, and Ava Lagundino. Morgan Iglay and Ava Lagundino, both 13, left to right, pose for a picture after finishing their first heat in the 5th Annual Keiki Surf Contest hosted by Déjà Vu Surf Hawai‘i at Kalapaki Bay June 13. They finished first and [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:07+00:00 July 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Funky Fruit and Farming

Story contributed by Pam Varma Brown Kaua`i’s resident "foodie," Marta Lane, writes about farms and restaurants in local publications and just released her first e-book, “Tasting Kaua`i: From Food Trucks to Fine Dining, A Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island,” available on The following is an excerpt from her personal story published [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:15+00:00 August 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

Making Waves in Hanalei: Swim Challenge July 27

Namolokama O’Hanalei Canoe Club will host its Sixth Annual Swim Challenge July 27. The warm water competition in Hanalei Bay boasts clear, gentle conditions for both amateurs and the more competitive. Last year nearly 200 swimmers competed. This year two adult races will be offered: 1000 meter and 3000 meter. In addition to the two [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:15+00:00 July 13th, 2013|0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Fruit For Thought

By Pam Woolway It was 1994 and we’d just crossed a hot stretch of desert in Central California in a 1981 cobalt blue Toyota truck. Stopping to fuel up at the intersection of Interstate 5 and Highway 40, we couldn’t help but notice the plywood tables beneath scanty shelter running the length of the parking [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:16+00:00 July 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Niumalu Women Champions at Liberty Challenge, New York City

Rachel Lim, Robin Jumper, Emiko Meyers, Makana Rivera, Shannon Campanero and Kathy Braach, Niumalu Womens Open Liberty Challenge Champions in front of the canoe loaned to them by the Conneticut team. New York Outrigger hosted the 2013 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge Saturday, June 22. One of the largest sporting events in New York Harbor and one [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:16+00:00 June 26th, 2013|0 Comments

Kaua`i Music Professor, Greg Shepherd, Shares Zen Journey

Story by Pam Varma Brown For Kaua`i Community College Associate Professor of Music Greg Shepherd, the process of writing his new book “A Straight Road with 99 Curves,” about his road to, away from then back to Zen, was itself something like Zen’s unsolvable riddles called koans, designed to help one become enlightened. “ ‘A Straight [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:16+00:00 June 20th, 2013|0 Comments

Unscripted: Trusting Your Instinct

Lois Ann Ell writes a monthly parenting column titled, "Unscripted." By Lois Ann Ell “Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.” –Brene Brown The day we decided to euthanize our family dog, the question of how to teach children about death should have come up. Perhaps a more prepared parent would have [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:17+00:00 June 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Surfrider Foundation hosts ‘friend-raiser’ June 21

Zoe Art donated paintings for auction in support of Surfrider Foundation. International Surfing Day is June 20 and Surfrider Foundation is offering a membership special at $20. It includes membership, a t-shirt and discounts. New members can bring their receipt to receive entrance into the June 21 event "For Love of the Ocean" [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:17+00:00 June 11th, 2013|0 Comments