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Putting the Ink Where My Mouth Is

By Léo Azambuja Léo Azambuja I wanted to write about traditional Hawaiian tattooing for quite some time. As a writer, I always appreciated Ernest Hemingway’s style; he would rather go through the real [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Columnists, Editor's Note, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

A Deeper Fish in the Sea (w/ video)

The Mariana snailfish (Pseudoliparis swirei) thrives at depths of up to about 8,000 meters (26,200 feet) along the Mariana Trench near Guam. Video grab courtesy of UH The ocean’s deepest fish doesn’t look [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

State Lawmakers Question Experts about Pilot Whale Stranding — Morikawa Is ‘Suspicious’ of Cover Up

Stranded pilot whales at Kalapaki Beach in October. Photo courtesy of Rebekah Magers During a state House of Representatives informational briefing Nov. 28 to discuss research conducted and findings regarding the stranding of [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Preliminary Results of Examination of Dead Fish in Lehua Are Inconclusive

Lehua Island. Photo courtesy of DLNR The preliminary results from examinations of dozens of dead fish in Lehua, following a rat-eradication program, turned out inconclusive, according to a news release from the state [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Board of Realtors Serves the Community

Anahola volunteers Emma and Bob Ladendecker, Suzanne Kobayashi, Greg Horn, Phillip and Diana Hegmann, Sharon Gibson (taking the picture) and Kimo St. John. Habitat for Humanity’s Build-a-Thon Build-a-Thon is a fun way to [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

The Path to Reviving Hawaiian Traditions

By Tommy Noyes Kapa‘a High School senior and Earth Club president Shasta White helps Mike DeMotta, National Tropical Botanical Garden’s head curator for living collections, unload donated native Hawaiian plants for the community workday [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

Let’s Get on the Same Page with Sea Level Rise

By Ruby Pap Sea-level rise has already become very damaging in Hawai΄i. Observed SLR-related problems include coastal erosion, episodic flooding, and drainage problems at high tide in some urbanized areas. This photo was taken [...]

By | November 26th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments