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KVMH Foundation Awarded Vidinha Grant to Furnish Hospital

By Steven Kline Left to right, KVMH Charitable Foundation board member Jill Faye-Papworth, president Steven Kline, board member Narreinar Williams, and vice-president Mark Kennett. Photo by Kelly Liberatore The Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation strives to organize various fundraisers and functions throughout the year. One of our biggest fundraisers is our Annual [...]

By | 2017-11-20T13:47:25+00:00 November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Fight or Flight? KPD to Teach Response to an Active Shooter Situation

What would be your best chance of survival if you were faced with an active shooter situation? The Kaua‘i Police Department is encouraging the public to become educated on active shooter preparedness and assaulter response, due to the recent number of mass shootings throughout the United States, according to a KPD news release. “Although the [...]

By | 2017-11-16T16:01:19+00:00 November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

UH Paleontologist: T Rex’s Small Arms Built for Slashing

Artist’s rendering of the Tyrannosaurus rex. Image courtesy of UH/Steve Stanley. The Tyrannosaurus rex may have had small arms, but it was no pushover. For more than a century, many paleontologists have viewed the small arms of T. rex as having been vestigial — features left over from evolutionary past, but no longer useful, according to [...]

By | 2017-11-15T18:53:17+00:00 November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Winter Basketball League Registration Begins Wednesday

The county Department of Parks and Recreation announced the registration for the Boys and Girls Winter Basketball League begins this Wednesday and runs through Nov. 22. Registration will be at the Kapa‘a, Līhu‘e and Kalāheo neighborhood centers from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Participants may register for the following categories: Fifth [...]

By | 2017-11-14T13:17:23+00:00 November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — November 2017

A photo of an ālala, or Hawaiian crow, by ©David Liittschwager and Susan Middleton, in exhibit at National Tropical Botanical Garden Ho‘ola‘i na manu i ke aheahe. “The bird poise quietly in the gentle breeze.” Said of those who are at peace with the world. Source: ‘Ōlelo Noʻeau, by Mary Kawena Pukui Photographer [...]

By | 2017-11-14T13:35:50+00:00 November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

UH Sea Level Center Expands Forecasts with New Federal Funding

High sea level in Waikīkī. Photo courtesy of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant King Tides Project. Over the next three years, the Sea Level Center in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technologyat the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and its partners will receive more than $5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Program Office in the Oceanic and Atmospheric Research [...]

By | 2017-11-10T11:45:06+00:00 November 12th, 2017|0 Comments

27 Ways a Heatwave Can Get You Killed

Illustration of pathways through which heat can damage vital organs and result in death. Image courtesy of UH A new systematic synthesis by researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa shows that there are at least 27 different physiological pathways in which a heatwave can kill a human being, and everyone is at risk, according to [...]

By | 2017-11-10T11:36:10+00:00 November 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Island Air Flies Today for the Last Time

Island Air is shutting down at the end of the day today. After 37 years of service in Hawai‘i, Island Air is shutting down operations at the end of the day, blaming “legal pressure impose by aircraft lessors,” according to a company’s new release Thursday. Founded in 1980 as Princeville Airways, the company [...]

By | 2017-11-09T23:16:50+00:00 November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Fleurings Jewelry, a Lei to Wear Every Day

By Léo Azambuja Samantha Lockwood Give your sweetheart fine jewelry, and she’ll have it forever, but there’s nothing more romantic and passionate than giving her flowers. What then if you gave her jewelry that could hold many kinds of beautiful flowers? “Your flowers will stay fresh for hours, all day,” said Samantha Lockwood, [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:01+00:00 November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Children’s Theatre ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ Premieres Friday

The cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Back row, left to right: Margaret Joy McLeod, Manu Trujillo, Emma Pinkston, Blade Kanekuni, Makaya Kaduce, Taj Gutierrez, Felix Cosmann, Noah Cabello, Veda Parker, Daphne Sanchez, and Sydney Agudong. Middle row, left to right: Kolea Rautmann, Sabryn Rudinoff, Katy Hoesel, Caleb Plowman, Jacob Lester, Kaile Mckeown, Kenna [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:49:20+00:00 November 8th, 2017|0 Comments