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The Majestic Koholā

By Léo Azambuja Courtesy HIHWNMS/ NOAA Permit # 774-1714 Every year, from September through April, more than 10,000 humpback whales in the North Pacific swim nearly 3,000 miles to warm Hawaiian waters. The [...]

Growing the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers at KCC

Margaret Schlass, owner of One Woman Farm, is greeted by Kaua'i’s agriculture community members. As part of its emphasis on promoting agricultural and science careers, Kauaʻi Community College launched its Agriculture and Science [...]

By |January 30th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH: Teens Who Use E-Cigs Likely to Smoke Tobacco Cigarettes

Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking tobacco cigarettes, a new study by University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center researchers has found. Adolescents who have never smoked cigarettes, but are using e-cigarettes, are [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Island School Celebrates 39 Years Friday

Island School choir This is the last year Island School gets to celebrate before hitting the Big Four-Oh. The Puhi-based school is celebrating its 39th anniversary at a special Birthday Assembly Friday at [...]

By |January 28th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NOAA Withdrawals Humpback Whale Sanctuary Expansion Proposal

Photo courtesy of Kalasara Setaysha/Koholā Leo The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency announced Tuesday it is withdrawing a proposal to expand the boundaries of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and [...]

Public Talk on Nēnē’s Recovery in Hanalei Thursday

Two nēnē are seen here at Kapa‘a New Town Park with the Sleeping Giant mountain on the background. The Kaua‘i Nēnē Habitat Conservation Plan will hold the first in a series of public [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

UH Tests Treatments for Box Jellyfish Stings (w/ video)

One of the over 30 species of box jellyfish, Chironex fleckeri. Photo by Robert Hartwick Researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa developed an array of highly innovative experiments to allow scientists [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — January 2016

Aloha at Hanalei Bay Aloha, the most recognizable Hawaiian word, has many meanings, most commonly love, hello and goodbye. But broken down to each letter, aloha can become an even more powerful insightful [...]

Historical Society Annual Meeting Today at Island School

The Kaua‘i Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at Island School today, this Saturday, at 1 p.m. The school is behind Kaua‘i Community College in Puhi. During the meeting, KHS Executive Director Helen Wong [...]

By |January 23rd, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments