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Where is the Aloha? Bringing Kaua‘i’s Last King Home Is Hawai‘i Prepared for Climate Change? Hawaiian Tea Time at Gaylords a Sold Out Event
 

Where is the Aloha?

By Léo Azambuja I know we’ve got it, but sometimes – very few times, indeed – I catch myself asking where is the aloha? One of those times was a day before Hurricane Iselle made landfall on the [...]

Bringing Kaua‘i’s Last King Home

By Léo Azambuja A culturally significant project is getting close to create something that has never been done before: a larger-than-life bronze statue of King Kaumuali‘i, Kaua‘i’s last king. [...]

Is Hawai‘i Prepared for Climate Change?

A partnership between the University of Hawai‘i and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority has produced a report outlining the current state of climate science and projected impacts to Hawai‘i in a [...]

Hawaiian Tea Time at Gaylords a Sold Out Event

Presented by Kaua‘i’s First Lady Regina Carvalho, the Hawaiian Tea Time honoring Queen Lili‘uokalani at Gaylords at Kilohana was a sold out event earlier this month. One hundred and forty women [...]

Mango and Music at Waipa

11 August 2014

By Léo Azambuja Mango and music may seem like an odd combination, but with the right ingredients, it’s a perfect marriage. The 2nd annual Music & Mango Festival at the Waipa Foundation will [...]

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Happiness Grows on Trees

10 August 2014

By Jan TenBruggencate If you plant a fruit tree, you’re committing an act of faith in the future. And when you pick fruit from a mossy-barked old tree, it’s appropriate to thank the good person [...]

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Alternative Fuel Sources Are All Around Us

09 August 2014

By Stefanie Camp It is of no surprise that corn has been used for years to create biofuel, but how about a beautiful tiny little yellow seed called camelina? Biofuels made from plants could one day [...]

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Combining Yoga and Weightlifting for Your Best Body Ever

08 August 2014

By Samantha Fox Olson I love yoga, high intensity interval training and lifting weights. All of these disciplines offer a plethora of benefits when practiced individually; but when practiced together [...]

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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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