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Fall Fest on the Westside this Weekend Study Shows Importance of Jellyfish to Deep-Sea Ecosystem (w/ video) Sea Turtle Tumors Linked to Land-Based Pollution World War II Era Fighter Plane Discovered at Midway Atoll
 

Fall Fest on the Westside this Weekend

By Léo Azambuja Fall is here, and with it, a three-day feel-good celebration on the island’s Westside, welcoming the season that brings many family holidays. The Fall Fest kicks off Oct. 24, with [...]

Study Shows Importance of Jellyfish to Deep-Sea Ecosystem (w/ video)

Researchers from the University of Hawai‘i, Norway and the UK have recently shown with innovative experiments that a rise in jellyfish blooms near the ocean’s surface may lead to jellyfish falls [...]

Sea Turtle Tumors Linked to Land-Based Pollution

Hawai‘i’s sea turtles are afflicted with chronic and often lethal tumors caused by consuming non-native algae, “superweeds,” along coastlines where nutrient pollution is unchecked. The disease [...]

World War II Era Fighter Plane Discovered at Midway Atoll

Maritime archaeologists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service discovered the remains of a sunken World War II era airplane while doing [...]

Healing Kaua‘i One Crystal at a Time

12 October 2014

By Léo Azambuja Coming from a family of doctors, it was only natural for Tanize Weck Kotsol to become one. But after a few years working as a psychiatrist, a chain of events led her career to a more [...]

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Champagne Brunch at St. Regis

11 October 2014

By Anni Caporuscio Makana Terrace’s Sunday Champagne Brunch at the St. Regis Princeville is a luxurious experience. After acquainting ourselves with the unparalleled views of Hanalei Bay and sipping [...]

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Kaua‘i Powwow Wraps 3-Day Weekend of Cultural Festivities

10 October 2014

After three days of Native American cultural celebrations, the annual Kaua‘i Powwow wrapped up this year’s event at Kapa‘a Beach Park Sept. 28. “The drums will always beat loudly in our [...]

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State of the Art 2014

09 October 2014

By Léo Azambuja Galerie 103 celebrated five years of existence in style with the opening of its newest show, State of the Art 2014. Conceptually based live music from PowerHound, fine wine, yummi [...]

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NTBG Seeks Assistants to Work with Artist-in-Residence

08 October 2014

The National Tropical Botanical Garden is accepting applicants to volunteer as environmental sculpture assistants to work with internationally renowned artist and sculptor Patrick Dougherty in the [...]

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NFL Player Offers Football Clinic to Boys & Girls Club of Kaua‘i 

07 October 2014

Making an impact in children’s lives and their perspective communities here on Kaua‘i is a team effort. As Lihu‘e resident and NFL free agent Eric Frampton waits for a call to continue his [...]

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Increased Visitor Arrivals, Spending through August

06 October 2014

Hawai‘i’s visitor industry has continued to surpass last year’s record-breaking numbers in both arrivals and spending, according to a recent press release from the Hawai‘i Tourism [...]

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Unleashing the Imagination with Insight

05 October 2014

By Léo Azambuja Ron Soderstrom and Navitan Circus Art put together “Insight,” which they called “an interactive variety show of inspirational proportions” late last month. The event at [...]

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Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Expedition Returns with New Discoveries

04 October 2014

A deep-sea expedition in the remote Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument was looking to study coral ecosystems, but returned home with photographic evidence of possibly an array of new species [...]

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 2014 General Election Drive-thru Voter Registration 

03 October 2014

The Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk will be offering drive-thru voter registration services for the General Election in the parking area fronting the Historic County Building and [...]

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