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NTBG Unveils Biodiversity Trail on Its 50th Anniversary Tuesday Middle Schoolers Have a Fun Taste of College at KCC Local Snapshots — August Farm Fair Goes ‘Back to Our Roots’
 

NTBG Unveils Biodiversity Trail on Its 50th Anniversary Tuesday

The National Tropical Botanical Garden will celebrate its 50th year of existence with a celebration that will include the opening of a Biodiversity Trail at the McBryde Garden in Kalaheo Tuesday. [...]

Middle Schoolers Have a Fun Taste of College at KCC

Learning at college is a thrilling adventure filled with exciting discoveries – even in summer. This is what middle-school students experienced during the 5th Annual Kids College Program held at [...]

Local Snapshots — August

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 [...]

Farm Fair Goes ‘Back to Our Roots’

By Léo Azambuja The largest and one of the oldest annual events on the island is digging into Kaua‘i’s deepest roots this year. The 2014 Kaua‘i County Farm Bureau Fair, the “granddaddy of all [...]

Hawai‘i Wisdom — August

07 August 2014

I ali‘i no kea li‘i ke kanaka. “A chief is chief because of the people who serve him.” Used as a reminder to a chief to consider his people. Source: ‘Olelo No‘eau, by Mary Kawena Pukui.

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Oskar’s Boutique a Treasure Trove in Kilauea’s Heart

06 August 2014

By Léo Azambuja Hidden in the corner of Kilauea Plantation Center, Oskar’s Boutique offers a window to the souls of many local and Mainland artists. “I’m always trying to find things that you [...]

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KISS Me with Music

05 August 2014

By Léo Azambuja The Kaua‘i Island Singers Showcase, also known as KISS, threw a free afternoon concert for music lovers at the classy Mahiko Lounge at Kilohana Plantation July 20. Nine talented [...]

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All Rum-Fired Up (w/ KVIC-TV video)

04 August 2014

By Anni Caporuscio While looking at the RumFire menu, I discovered I don’t have a name for what they do. Asian? Seafood? Traditional? Hawaiian? Italian-influenced Thai? “Our menu is of a global [...]

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Lihu‘e Native Courtney Doliente serves aboard USS Somerset

03 August 2014

A 2003 Kaua‘i High School graduate and Lihu‘e native is serving aboard USS Somerset, one of the world’s most modern, networked, survivable and transformational platforms. Petty Officer 2nd Class [...]

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The Dream of Lasting Peace

02 August 2014

By Léo Azambuja Amazing! Why are we discussing racism when we should have put that to bed centuries ago, and instead, concentrated in the wealth and health of a society as a whole? Can’t we see [...]

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Junior Lifeguards Making a Difference

01 August 2014

By Léo Azambuja What would happen if every year, more than 300 new volunteer lifeguards would help the county’s water safety officers to keep Kaua‘i beaches safe for locals and visitors? The [...]

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Hawaiian Tea Time for Women of Inspiration

31 July 2014

It’s tea time! Ladies, dress in your Sunday best and bring out those beautiful hats. And yes, Victorian and Hawaiian attire is encouraged. Kaua‘i’s First Lady Regina Carvalho will host a [...]

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Hawai‘i Forest Legacy Program Looks For New Projects

30 July 2014

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is seeking new projects for under the Hawai‘i Forest Legacy Program to protect important working forest lands from the threat of conversion to [...]

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Absentee Mail Ballot Investigation

30 July 2014

The Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk assures the voting public that it is doing everything possible to assist the Kaua‘i Police Department and others investigating this incident. [...]

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