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News from the Butterfly Garden (w/ KVIC-TV video)

Orchid Alley Kaua‘i in Historic Old Kapa‘a Town has now added an attraction that is unique to all of Hawai‘i — a Butterfly Garden. Designed by the creative mind of Orchid Alley Kaua‘i owner [...]

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In Focus — Dancing with the Spirits

By Léo Azambuja Every summer, the Buddhist temples on Kaua‘i join a Japanese cultural and spiritual tradition that has been around for more than 600 years — the Bon Dance. From June through [...]

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Local Snapshots — July

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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Kaua’i Music Festival Boosts Local Songwriters

By Léo Azambuja A one-of-a-kind annual songwriting event offers local talent an opportunity to fine-tune their craft and be heard and discovered by local and Mainland producers. “We’re now in our [...]

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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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