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Nēnē Awareness Celebration Events in Hanalei this Weekend

The nēnē, or Hawaiian goose, was officially designated Hawai‘i’s state bird on May 7, 1957. Once on the edge of extinction, with only 50 birds remaining in the wild, it is now possible [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — September 2016

Coconut trees are seen here at Morgan’s Ponds at Lydgate Park in Wailua. Volunteers from Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park have been maintaining and enhancing the public facilities at the park for more than [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Kaua‘i’s Reiki Heritage

By Shalandra Abbey Shalandra Abbey’s Kaua‘i student Tessa Dawe Fernandez gives Reiki in 2012 at 7 years old in her First Degree Reiki Class. Strange how the little island of Kaua‘i, one of [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Categories: Columnists, Features, FIT, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mani’s Manners

By Pam Brown Mani with ‘her’ cat Braddha Kitty. Contributed photo Linda was exhausted. Her beloved part-airedale dog, Mani, had taken to barking outside the house most evenings, refusing to come indoors, keeping [...]

By | September 17th, 2016|Categories: Animal Chat, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Research Forecasts Ocean Crisis (w/ video)

Photo courtesy John Burns/UH On the heels of President Barack Obama’s 2016 announcement to quadruple the size of the Papāhanaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

DLNR-HTA Partnership Spreads Conservation Message (w/ video)

Napali Coast sunset. Photo courtesy of DLNR As the state Department of Land and Natural Resources was exploring ways to reach more visitors and kama‘āina with information about conserving and protecting natural and [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Islands Adapting to a Changing Climate (w/ video)

Honolulu Climate change is anticipated to have profound effects in the Hawaiian Islands. Key indicators of the changing climate include rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, rising air and sea temperatures, rising sea [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Interagency Biosecurity Plan Formed to Protect the Islands (w/ video)

The State of Hawai‘i developed its first comprehensive, interagency approach to biosecurity through the 2017-2027 Hawai‘i Interagency Biosecurity Plan. The State of Hawai‘i developed its first comprehensive, interagency approach to biosecurity through the 2017-2027 [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Orphaned Newell’s Shearwater Chick Rescued, Thriving (w/ video)

A Newell's shearwater chick found late August in Na Pali. Video grab courtesy DLNR A tiny Newell’s shearwater chick, rescued from the Hono o Na Pali Natural Area Reserve on Kaua‘i late August [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments