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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

For the Love of Orchids

14 July 2014

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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Election Dates & Info About Deadlines

14 July 2014

Election Dates Primary: August 9, 2014 General: November 4, 2014 Polling Place Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Polling place information: https://elections2.hawaii.gov/ppl/ Voter Registration [...]

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Kaua‘i’s Paradise Ride

13 July 2014

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

11 July 2014

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

10 July 2014

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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HCT Presents Summer Stars at KCC

09 July 2014

Hawai‘i Children’s Theatre once again returns to the Performing Arts Center at Kaua‘i Community College for performances by the students of the Summer Stars program. This is an opportunity for [...]

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‘Wandering’ Booksigning at The Feral Pig Thursday

08 July 2014

Outdoorswoman and author Melissa Burovac has a bad case of travel bug. And for our luck, this Kaua‘i resident is sharing her experiences with the rest of us. Burovac’s newly published book, [...]

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New Website Shares Data on Kaua‘i’s Climate

07 July 2014

Talking about the weather is no small talk on Kaua‘i. Local residents and returning visitors know well how heavy rains can cause extensive damage. Roads collapse, the ocean turns brown, homes flood [...]

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Ag Tourism, Farmers Market Manual Released by UH

06 July 2014

The University of Hawai‘i recently teamed up with farming experts in the state to come up with a guide to boost agritourism and food sustainability in the state. UH Manoa’s College of Tropical [...]

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Fire Ravages Coco Palms on Fourth of July (w/ video)

05 July 2014

By Léo Azambuja Two dozen firefighters from four fire stations joined efforts for several hours to battle a fire that ravaged through the decaying structures of the iconic Coco Palms Resort on [...]

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