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Hawai‘i Wisdom — October

Hoʻi hou i ka iʻa i ke ʻehu kai. “The fish returns to the foamy sea.” Said of one who returns to a previous home. A mermaid, half-woman, half-fish, is right at home in the ocean on Kaua‘i’s [...]

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Remember Your First Pizza?

By Richard E. Peck It happened on a Sunday night in the USMC barracks at the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville. Three other PFCs swung by my bunk to ask if I wanted to go with them “for pizza.” [...]

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The Beauty of the Breadfruit

By Jan TenBruggencate There are a few plants that evoke the tropics, plain and simple. The coconut, of course. And blossoms like the fragrant white Tahitian gardenia. And breadfruit, the `ulu. What a [...]

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Local Snapshots — October

A good snapshot may reveal a simple pleasure that otherwise goes unnoticed. The Local Snapshots is just a tiny collection of what Kaua‘i offers to locals and visitors. Indulge yourself. And if you [...]

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Coming to Our Senses

By Virginia Beck What I love about Kaua‘i is how abundantly alive and present nature is here. With unlimited ocean horizons, rainbows and glowing green hillsides, Kaua‘i has a way of waking your [...]

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10 Things That Happen When You Love Your Body

By Samantha Fox Olson Have you ever been so fully present with your breath and your body, completely free of judgment or agenda, and experienced the orgasmic deliciousness of having a body? It’s [...]

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‘Rotary Roundup’ Hoping to Rope New Members

The Rotary Club of West Kaua‘i is hoping to attract prospective members and increase its ranks with a ‘Rotary Roundup’ membership drive Oct. 24 at Wranglers restaurant in Waimea Town. The event [...]

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Fall Fest on the Westside this Weekend

By Léo Azambuja Fall is here, and with it, a three-day feel-good celebration on the island’s Westside, welcoming the season that brings many family holidays. The Fall Fest kicks off Oct. 24, with [...]

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Study Shows Importance of Jellyfish to Deep-Sea Ecosystem (w/ video)

Researchers from the University of Hawai‘i, Norway and the UK have recently shown with innovative experiments that a rise in jellyfish blooms near the ocean’s surface may lead to jellyfish falls [...]

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Sea Turtle Tumors Linked to Land-Based Pollution

Hawai‘i’s sea turtles are afflicted with chronic and often lethal tumors caused by consuming non-native algae, “superweeds,” along coastlines where nutrient pollution is unchecked. The disease [...]

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