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Tiki Tacos

By Léo Azambuja

The first time I went to Tiki Tacos in Kapa‘a was six months ago, after it had been opened for two and a half years.

I’m not sure if it was because I wanted to make up for lost time or because I fell in love with the food, but I returned for the […]

By |April 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Teams Make the Finals of ‘Olelo Youth Xchange Student Video Competition

‘Olelo Youth Xchange Student Video Competition, presented by Sony — the state’s oldest and largest contest of its type — has just announced this year’s finalists from a record of 892 submissions, and it includes quite a few Kaua‘i teams.

The finalist videos are from students who attend public, charter and private schools all across O‘ahu, […]

By |April 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Gov. Ige Proclaims April as Fair Housing Awareness Month

Housing discrimination is inconsistent with the values of equal opportunities and fairness cherished and aspired by Hawai‘i residents and United States citizens, according to Hawai‘i Gov. David Ige, who last week issued a proclamation against housing discrimination.

“I, David Y. Ige, Governor, … hereby proclaim April, 2015 as ‘Fair Housing Awareness Month” in Hawai‘i, and ask […]

By |April 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Music Never Lets You Down

By Larry Feinstein

I can’t sing. I can’t dance. I hated my piano lessons. I love music.

I remember sitting on the front steps of my house at 69-30 179th street in Queens, New York. A palm-size, turquoise transistor radio magically broadcasting the most important sounds I had ever heard and doing it without being plugged into […]

By |April 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Makai Watch Volunteer Program, DLNR Offering Training on Kaua‘i Saturday

A collaboration effort between the Makai Watch Volunteer Program and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement and Division of Aquatic Resources, is offering an updated statewide training series this summer.

On Kaua‘i, the training is Saturday, April 18.

The goal of the Makai Watch Volunteer Program is to enhance […]

By |April 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Top 10 Must Do Things On Kaua‘i

By Na Pali Coast Magazine

Trying to figure out what to do on your trip to Kaua‘i this year?

The Garden Isle, the lushest of all Hawaiian Islands, has quite a lot to offer in the way of activities.

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the “Top 10 Must Do Things in Kaua‘i” to help get you pointed […]

By |April 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Celebrating Kaua‘i, Earth Day

By Virginia Beck

Those who came to Kaua’i, came to find peace, beauty and a safe place for our families. Like all migrants, Polynesians came to find opportunities for land and growing communities. Many of us came not just to escape turmoil, crowding, the machines and the cities, but to look for a place to grow. […]

By |April 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Glow with Greater Vitality and Energy

By Samantha Fox Olson

Life force is an energy that runs through all things. Here in Hawai‘i, we call this “mana.” In the yoga world, the term is “prana.” This supernatural gift of vibrancy and power keeps us youthful, optimistic and attractive in many ways.

There are many ways to activate greater vitality and energy. Let me […]

By |April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Art Tour Features 39 Artists

By Léo Azambuja

In April, 39 Kaua‘i artists will open the doors to their studios during self-guided tours, offering a rare window to their techniques and ideas.

“It’s an opportunity for visitors and the community to see artists working in their studios,” said event founder and producer Donia Lilly, also one of the artists in the Kaua‘i […]

By |April 9th, 2015|0 Comments

2,630 Officials Join Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

A record number of 2,630 mayors and county leaders across the country — including Kaua‘i Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. — are uniting to thank AmeriCorps members and Senior Corps volunteers for their commitment to service and their positive impact on pressing challenges facing the nation.

Local elected officials from large cities, small towns, rural areas, and […]

By |April 7th, 2015|0 Comments