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Ink Spot Printing

By Léo Azambuja Ink Spot owner Marynel Valenzuela and press operator Don Newhouse. For almost three decades, Ink Spot Quality Printing Corp. has been providing instrumental support for Kaua‘i’s businesses and residents. Personalized service, diversification, competitive rates, experience, top-notch products and creativity have kept this little print shop in Līhu‘e in business all [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — May 2016

A drawing of a heiau on the Big Island by William Ellis, of Capt. Cook’s crew, published in 1781. Notice the kapa placed around the Hawaiian gods. E nānā mai a uhi kapa ʻeleʻele i a Maui, a kau ka puaʻa i ka nuku, kiʻi mai i ka ʻāina a lawe aku. “Watch [...]

By | May 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Island Activities — May 2016

The Hikianalia. Photo by Aliana Ho The Hikianalia sailing canoe hosted a group of children learning how to sail in April. Aliana Ho brought along her SLR camera and took the opportunity to shoot video footage and snap a few pictures of her friends during this unforgettable trip in this one-of-a-kind canoe owned [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The Ice Factor: New Info on Increased Sea Level Rise

By Ruby Pap This map of Kapa‘a shows flooding with 3 feet of sea level rise. Blue areas indicate water depth, with dark blue being the deepest. Green areas indicate low-lying areas not hydrologically connected to the ocean. NOAA/UH SeaGrant A new study of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet published in the journal Nature [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Two Plane Crashes Monday — Five Dead on Kaua‘i, Two Survive on O‘ahu

Port Allen Airport in Hanapepe Two planes went down in Hawai‘i Monday morning. On Kaua‘i, all five occupants died. On O‘ahu, one occupant was taken to a hospital while another walked away. Fire officials confirmed five adults died in a fiery plane crash in Hanapēpē, Kaua‘i's Westside, early this morning, according to a [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

The Nature of Seeds: Why Some Seeds Sleep and Other Curious Questions

Dr. Carol Baskin The secret life of plants is something we will never fully understand. But what we already know is quite amazing. Next Tuesday, the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kaua‘i Community College will again team up for a thought-provoking talk-story. “The Nature of Seeds: Why Some Seeds Sleep and Other Curious [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

KCC Students Celebrate Graduation at Vidinha Stadium

Kaua‘i Community College students. Contributed photo Students from 10 University of Hawai‘i campuses, including Kaua‘i Community College, participated in commencement ceremonies across the state last Friday. KCC students celebrated their hard work at a ceremony at Vidinha Stadium in Lihu‘e, starting at 6:15 p.m. May 13. Kuʻualoha Hoʻomanawanui (BA, Hawaiian Studies; MA, Polynesian Religion; [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

The Good, the Fun and the Ugly — Wear Your Ugly Aloha Shirt and Join the Crew

Ugly Aloha Shirt riders last December included (front row) Roland Tanicala, Tommy Noyes, Ugliest Aloha Shirt contest winner Bruce Whale, Audrey Valenciano, Steven Yee and Roy Yamagata. On back row: Scott McCubbins, Lori Stitt, Lori Benkert, Karen Yee, Larry LaSota, and Angelo Catiggay. Photo by Lem Soria This Thursday, Ugly Aloha Shirt bicycle [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Six Dogs Stolen from Humane Society — Reward Offered

Arianna, a two-month old Lab mix puppy, was one of six dogs stolen from the Kaua‘i Humane Society over the weekend. The Humane Society is offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. The Kauaʻi Police Department has opened a burglary case after six dogs were taken from the [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Last Weekend of ‘The Rainmaker’ at Puhi Theatrical House

The cast of 'The Rainmaker.' This weekend will be the play's last three shows. Contributed photo If you haven’t seen The Rainmaker, hurry. Tickets for the third and final weekend of this classic play by N. Richard Nash are selling fast. The Rainmaker, directed by Bard Widmer and presented by Kaua‘i Community Players, [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|0 Comments