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Hawai‘i Wisdom — March 2017

Chiefess Kamakahelei statue, by artist Karen Lucas, in front of Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School in Puhi. Chiefess Kamakahelei, ruler of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau, was known throughout the Hawaiian Islands to possess a dreadful [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Wilcox Health Launches Hāpai, Free Pregnancy App

Wilcox Health has welcomed a new addition to its family — its first mobile health application called Hāpai that helps mom and baby stay healthy during and after pregnancy. Hāpai (the Hawaiian word for pregnant) [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Three Kaua‘i Leaders Honored in Invasive Species Awareness Week (w/ video)

Gov. David Ige, between the beetle and the ant, with all the honorees. Photo courtesy DLNR Gov. David Ige proclaimed the 5th annual Hawai‘i Invasive Species Awareness Week at a ceremony Friday that [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

$50K for Information on Monk Seal Killings

A Hawaiian monk seal caught hugging itself in Po‘ipu on this 2014 photo by British photographer Claire Lower. www.clairelowerphotography.com. Local and national nonprofit and non-governmental organizations are offering $50,000 for information about the [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Food Bank Appoints New Kaua‘i Branch Manager

The Hawaii Foodbank has promoted Wes Perreira to Kaua‘i branch manager, where he will be responsible for day-to-day operations within the warehouse as well as community outreach. He most recently served as warehouse supervisor, according [...]

By | March 12th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

DLNR Investigating Suspicious Death of Monk Seal in ‘Ele‘ele

A Hawaiian monk seal is seen here sunbathing last year in Miloli‘i, Na Pali Coast, while a passerby walks unaware of the endangered animal. A seal found dead last February showed injuries inconsistent with [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Tesla Battery to Power Kaua‘i at Night

Tesla battery blessing, left to right, Sabra Kauka, J.B. Straubel, KIUC Board Chair Jan TenBruggencate, David Bissell, Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Gov. David Ige, State Rep. James Tokioka and Senate President Ron Kouchi. Photo [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

PMRF/Navy Morale Welfare and Recreation to Hold Sunset Music Fest II

Sashamon will be one of the artists performing at the PMRF/Navy Morale Welfare and Recreation Sunset Music Fest II to be held on March 25 at PMRF. Contributed photo Pacific Missile Range Facility [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Tambi Larsen’s ‘One Hundred Entertainments’ at Lihu‘e Library March 16

The Kaua‘i Historical Society and the Lihu‘e Library are teaming to bring a slide show featuring the artistic, whimsical and colorful drawings of the late Academy Award Winning art director Tambi Larsen. The free event [...]