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Get Ready for Hurricane Season

By Ruby Pap Did you know we are in hurricane season? Are you prepared? Now is a good time to get ready, especially since climate experts are predicting an El Niño year. We are currently in an “El [...]

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Hawai‘i Wisdom — July

‘Ai a pu‘u ka nuku Eat until the lips protrude. Eat until one can take no more. Source: ‘Olelo No‘eau by Mary Kawena Pukui. Nina Simone Poele O Kapahi, never one to pass a treat, enjoys a dog [...]

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Carvalho Joins Statewide Sustainability Commitment (w/ video)

Kaua‘i Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. joined Gov. Neil Abercrombie, all other county mayors and Office of Hawaiian Affairs leadership to launch the Aloha+ Challenge: A Culture of Sustainability — He [...]

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Swimming for Canoes

By Léo Azambuja An annual open-ocean swim in Hanalei that became nationally famous in 2013 is expected to attract a record number of participants this year. “We expect more than 300 swimmers this [...]

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‘Lessons of Aloha’ at Koloa Plantation Days

By Léo Azambuja Starting on the third week of this month, more than 25 family events over the course of 10 days will celebrate the plantation heritage and the liveliness of one the most charming [...]

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Ocean Film Festival at Waipa for the Whole Family

By Léo Azambuja Combining the power of the ocean with the voices and vision of people from around the world can have a powerful and lasting impact. On July 26, right at sunset, the Ocean Film [...]

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For the Love of Orchids

By Léo Azambuja In Old Kapa‘a Town, a heavy iron door with a sign that reads Orchid Alley Kaua‘i hides a matchless kaleidoscope of exotic flowers, butterflies and local art. “Anybody who comes [...]

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Kaua‘i’s Paradise Ride

By Tommy Noyes The Paradise Ride Kaua‘i, our island’s premier bicycle tour, will be held Aug. 2 and 3. The annual event increases the awareness of HIV/AIDS, infectious hepatitis and sexually [...]

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Scientists Use Drone to Survey Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

The first of two scheduled deployments of unmanned aircraft systems over the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands showed they can be used to conduct research without harming the region’s fragile ecosystem, [...]

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Kaua‘i Chosen Top-3 Island in the World

By Léo Azambuja Considering there are more than 180,000 islands spread around the globe, being picked as one of the top-three best islands on the planet is no small feat. The Travel + Leisure [...]

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