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Local Snapshots — April

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 [...]

Hawai‘i Wisdom — April

Hahai no ka ua i ka ulula‘au. “The rain follows after the forest.” Destroy the forest, the rains will cease to fall, and the land will become a desert. Source: ‘Olelo No‘eau by Mary Kawena [...]

What Happened to the Beach?

By Ruby Pap If you’ve lived here for any length of time, this question has probably crossed your mind from time to time. Old timers may have observed the beaches come and go completely several times [...]

Schatz to join KCC in Earth Day 2014 Celebrations

Kauaʻi Community College will celebrate Earth Day 2014 on April 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds between the Campus Center and Fine Arts buildings.  U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz will be present [...]

Na Lei Pupu O Ni‘ihau: Shell Lei Program in Lihu‘e Today

12 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja Put on your Ni‘ihau shell lei today and come to Lihu‘e Parish Hall, where Kanani Beniamina will identify the rare shells and weaving styles. “The Niihau people are the most [...]

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Pigging Out, Sustainably

11 April 2014

By Judy Tsuei Erron DePew and Lihue Lopez banter back and forth, laughing about their exciting adventures since opening The Green Pig food truck across Kealia Beach last September. Sitting beside each [...]

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From Woman to Woman

10 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja As a young girl, Tulsi Gabbard was too shy and would always ask her younger sister to do all the talking. “I have three older brothers and a younger sister, and by far I was the [...]

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A Century of Keeping the Record Straight

09 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja If Kaua‘i is alive with history, its beating heart is at the Kaua‘i Historical Society. “We are saving history — and making it accessible,” said KHS Executive Director Mary [...]

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Food for Thought and for the Body

08 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja About seven years ago during the Eco-Roundtable events, Malama Kaua‘i and Regenerations Botanical Garden began a fruitful association, literally. Since that 2007 event organized by [...]

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A Greener County Government

07 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja The county government is moving toward a more sustainable island in many different fronts. Despite some criticism for not having more aggressive recycling efforts, Mayor Bernard [...]

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Ultraman Goes Hawaiian

06 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja After nearly 50 years of fighting nonstop for peace, Ultraman and his family decided to take a vacation — in Hawai‘i. The Hawai‘i Tourism Japan unveiled last month to visitor [...]

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Free Green Careers Certificate Program Launches

05 April 2014

Roots of Kaua‘i, a free Green Careers Certificate program will be launching on this summer, offering young adults, from 18 to 30 years old, a 10-week certificate program focused on environmental [...]

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Hard Water

03 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja The death of a 79-year-old visitor while snorkeling in Po‘ipu last month put a dark stain on Kaua‘i’s clean record for 2014 up until then. The first two-and-a-half months of [...]

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Flying Machines and Other Disasters

02 April 2014

By Léo Azambuja While the world went crazy in March looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, we had our own share of tragedies here on Kaua‘i, losing five lives in four different [...]

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