The Good News

By Uma Sivanathan Uma Sivanathan The good news is that an explosion of scientific evidence and clinical studies is being brought forth into the medical community, proving that at least 80 percent of [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Categories: Features, FIT, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Mongoose on the Loose Caught at Lihu‘e Airport

Live mongoose captured at Lihu‘e Airport. Photo courtesy of KISC A live mongoose that likely arrived on Kaua‘i as a stowaway was captured at Lihu‘e Airport Wednesday morning, according to the Kaua‘i Invasive [...]

Kaua‘i Conservation Expo

By Halli Holmgren Halli Holmgren is seen here with Heather Abbey Tonneson, refuge manager for the Kaua‘i National Wildlife Refuge Complex, during the Kaua‘i Conservation Expo at McBryde Gardens, Lawa‘i. The National Tropical [...]

Kaua‘i’s Deep Coral Reefs Harbor Unique Species, High Coral Cover

Diver, lead author R Pyle and HURL's submersible explore deep reefs. Photo courtesy of Robert K. Whitton/UH A team of 16 researchers has completed a comprehensive investigation of deep coral-reef environments — known [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Historical Records May Underestimate Global Sea Level Rise

NOAA’s San Francisco tide gauge station, one of the world’s longest records of ocean water level. New research published in Geophysical Research Letters shows that the longest and highest-quality records of historical ocean [...]

By | October 9th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Holokū and muʻu

By Jan TenBruggencate An oil painting by Hubert Vos of his wife Kaikilani, done in the gardens of her Nawiliwili home in 1900. The painting was donated in 1997 to the Kaua‘i Historical Society, [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Jan Tenbruggencate, Kumu Haumana|0 Comments

DLNR Warns of Shark Incidents During October

Tiger shark. Photo courtesy of NOAA For centuries, traditional Hawaiian chants have warned about an increased risk of shark bites in the fall, when the wiliwili tree blooms. Pua ka wiliwili nanahu ka [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

National Wildlife Refuge Week Celebrates Conservation Lands

Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. Photo courtesy of Carl Berg National Wildlife Refuge Week, observed Oct. 10-15, reminds us how nature enriches our lives. What better place to celebrate that connection with the [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Never Forget the Dodo

By Léo Azambuja Hawaiian language instructor Keao NeSmith addresses the crowd at the opening of the Kaua‘i Conservation Expo. As a child, man-driven extinction was a tough concept for me to grasp. I [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Editor's Note, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments