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After the Ball is Over UH Awarded $10.8M Federal Grant for Biogenesis Research Kaua‘i Mokihana Festival Celebrates the Culture Creating a Successful Native Hawaiian Garden
 

After the Ball is Over

Interview by Melissa Mojo It’s December 1941, O‘ahu: Two magnificent women meet. Two cultures clash. Secrets are revealed, and paradise is lost. Emma’s Last Dance, produced by Women in [...]

UH Awarded $10.8M Federal Grant for Biogenesis Research

The National Institute of Health recently awarded a $10.8 million grant for the Institute for Biogenesis Research at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai‘i to continue its [...]

Kaua‘i Mokihana Festival Celebrates the Culture

By Leo Azambuja Three decades after three visionary Hawaiians held a historic concert in Lihu‘e, the fruits of their actions continue to perpetuate local culture and arts. The Kaua‘i Mokihana [...]

Creating a Successful Native Hawaiian Garden

A collaboration between the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kaua‘i Community College will offer a free lecture, “Tips and Techniques for a Successful Native Hawaiian Garden,” on Sept. 23. [...]

Take a Day to Remember the Victims of 9/11

11 September 2014

By Léo Azambuja Exactly 13 years ago, an attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York, on the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., and on Flight 93 over Pennsylvania took 2,977 lives. [...]

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Saim Caglayan Talks About King Kaumuali‘i Statue — KVIC TV Clip

10 September 2014

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. The nonprofit [...]

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Communication Exercise to Close Sleeping Giant Shelter Wednesday

09 September 2014

State and County officials announced they will conduct a communications exercise on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Nounou Forest Reserve, near Kapaa. The exercise will lead to the [...]

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Building a Better Island For and Because of Women

08 September 2014

By Léo Azambuja A small yet determined group of women has been working tirelessly and pretty much under the radar for many years to help women and girls on Kaua‘i to improve their lives on all [...]

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Hawai‘i Wisdom — September

07 September 2014

Mai ho‘oni i ka wai lana mâlie. “Do not disturb the water that is tranquil.” Let the peaceful enjoy their peace. Source: Mary Kawena Pukui. Apparently, Licorice has no problems in disturbing [...]

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Unlimited Fun at Farm Fair

06 September 2014

By Léo Azambuja The Kaua‘i Farm Bureau Farm Fair is where we see everyone. It’s that once a year, four-day period when we reconnect with all our friends and family from different parts of the [...]

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Hyatt Partners with UH, KCC to Build Hydroponics Garden

05 September 2014

The Grand Hyatt of Kaua‘i Resort and Spa’s dining menus will soon feature freshly grown produce from their own hydroponics garden. The South Shore resort is partnering with the University of [...]

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Chyr Wins Kaua‘i Marathon, McCandless Crushes Half Marathon Record

04 September 2014

Nicole Chyr, 36, of Englewood, Colo., won the 6th Annual Kaua‘i Marathon and Half Marathon Aug. 31. Former winner Tyler McCandless, 27, of Boulder, Colo., ran the Half Marathon this year, crushing [...]

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Mo’ Bettah Fish at Kaua‘i Bettas

03 September 2014

By Léo Azambuja Some of the best fish in the United States can be found right here on Kaua‘i. But they’re neither salt-water fish nor good to eat. They’re the betta fish – also known as [...]

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Where is the Aloha?

02 September 2014

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 [...]

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