Be a Rainbow in Someone’s Cloud

By Léo Azambuja My friend Noe inspiring double rainbows in Lihu‘e. We never see rainbows in clear sunny days; that’s not when we need them. They only show up when it’s cloudy, lifting [...]

Assembling the Community of Tahiti

Urahutia at the Poipu Sheraton ‘Auli‘i Lu‘au. Urahutia Productions. Photo courtesy of Roxanne McCann In Tahitian, the word heiva (hei meaning to assemble, and va meaning community places) refers to activities, pastimes, physical [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Heiva i Tahiti

By Léo Azambuja ‘Auli‘i Lu‘au by Urahutia Productions at the Sheraton Po‘ipu. Tahitian dance, known for its excitement, fast drumming, shaking of the hips and challenging steps, has won the hearts of many [...]

NART — Nature Meets Art

By Léo Azambuja Left to right, Randy Jaurequi, of Wailua, DeAnna Palfrey, of Kapa‘a, Napu Jaurequi, of Wailua, and Aaron Feinbert, of Waipake The NART Night — A Celebration of Nature and Art [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Features, Home Page Slideshow, In Focus|0 Comments

Ink Spot Printing

By Léo Azambuja Ink Spot owner Marynel Valenzuela and press operator Don Newhouse. For almost three decades, Ink Spot Quality Printing Corp. has been providing instrumental support for Kaua‘i’s businesses and residents. Personalized [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|Categories: Biz of the Month, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — May 2016

A drawing of a heiau on the Big Island by William Ellis, of Capt. Cook’s crew, published in 1781. Notice the kapa placed around the Hawaiian gods. E nānā mai a uhi kapa [...]

By | May 29th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Olympic Café Po‘ipū Is a Gold Medalist

By Anni Caporuscio Chef Ansen Davis and Olympic Café owner Troy Trujillo I’m an Eastside girl, and I’ve been to the Olympic Café hundreds of times. I’ve enjoyed a hearty Bloody Mary breakfast [...]

By | May 28th, 2016|Categories: Features, Home Page Slideshow, Kau Kau|0 Comments

Island Activities — May 2016

The Hikianalia. Photo by Aliana Ho The Hikianalia sailing canoe hosted a group of children learning how to sail in April. Aliana Ho brought along her SLR camera and took the opportunity to [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Local Favorites|0 Comments

The Ice Factor: New Info on Increased Sea Level Rise

By Ruby Pap This map of Kapa‘a shows flooding with 3 feet of sea level rise. Blue areas indicate water depth, with dark blue being the deepest. Green areas indicate low-lying areas not hydrologically connected [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments