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4 Tips for Rocking Everlasting Energy

By Samantha Fox Olson This past October, I went to an amazing and life-empowering seminar with more than 6,000 people attending from 70 different countries. The vibes were sky high and the content was life changing! During this four-day seminar I can’t tell you how many people told me they loved my energy. Some said […]

Local Snapshots

A good snapshot may reveal a simple pleasure that otherwise goes unnoticed. The Local Snapshots is just a tiny collection of what Kaua‘i offers to locals and visitors. Indulge yourself. And if you have any suggestions or pictures, send it to editor@forkauaionline.com.

Navy Relocates 44 Albatross Eggs from Kaua‘i to O‘ahu

A U.S. Navy C-26 took off from Kaua‘i Wednesday on a scheduled weekly mission to O‘ahu carrying some unusual space-available cargo — 44 Laysan albatross eggs destined for relocation to the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge. The Navy in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Pacific Rim Conservation are attempting to establish […]

Planned Kaua‘i Philippine Cultural Center Receives $25K from KFCC

The planned Kaua‘i Philippine Cultural Center received a $25,000 donation from the Kaua‘i Filipino Cultural Center on Monday. The funds will go toward construction of a cultural center adjacent to the YMCA in Puhi. When finished, the project will occupy 3.49 acres and will include two buildings — one for the administration, measuring 12,725 square […]

Kaua‘i’s History as Seen from the Path

10 December 2014

By Tommy Noyes Learning about an unfamiliar area’s unique characteristics is a sure way to enrich a visitor’s experience. The same may be true for gaining a deeper appreciation of your local surroundings — understanding the factors that shaped your home town. Ke Ala Hele Makalae, East Kaua‘i’s coastal path system, now features more than two-dozen cultural markers and interpretive signs spread […]

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Red Mangrove’s Invasion of Hawai‘i’s Coastline: Why Does it Matter?

09 December 2014

By Ruby Pap On a recent trip to an estuarine restoration conference in Washington, D.C., I was inspired by all the hardworking efforts worldwide to restore coastal ecosystems. In a session on restoration of coastal mangroves in El Salvador, I was also reminded about how a “good thing” in one place can spell disaster in […]

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Revived Waipa Taro Festival Celebrates 5th Edition

08 December 2014

By Bernard Gosset About 1,000 people attended the annual Waipa Taro Festival last Sunday, enjoying music and cultural entertainment and checking out food and products from more than 50 vendors, some from other islands. The festival hosted by the Waipa Foundation on Kaua‘i’s North Shore — usually held on the first week of December — […]

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Fine Art Photography Exhibit at Trees Lounge

07 December 2014

If you like taking pictures, you’ll probably fall in love with the work of photographer Kristine Ichikawa, who has been doing photography for the last 10 years. For the month of December, Trees Lounge in Wailua will feature Ichikawa’s art, showcasing the local artist’s eye for capturing the beauty of Kaua‘i. “Becoming a photographer evolved […]

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Yes I Kaua‘i Skateshop Better Than Ever

05 December 2014

By Léo Azambuja A mover and a shaker, but above all a hardcore skateboarder, Cameron Lovelace is all about rolling. His shop is thriving at a storefront location on Kuhio Highway in Kapa‘a, after changing locations three times. Yes I Kaua‘i Skateshop, the only strictly skateboarding store on the island, opened more than four years […]

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Reward Increased to $10K for Information on Monk Seal Pup Killer

04 December 2014

The Humane Society of the United States, along with the Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Monk Seal Foundation are now rewarding $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for killing of a baby monk seal in Anahola last Sunday. The amount is double […]

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KCC Blesses State Commissioned Sculpture and New Lanai

03 December 2014

Kauaʻi Community College held joint blessings of its new Lanai and the state-commissioned cast bronze ”Holomua” on Oct. 29 with more than 150 faculty, staff, students, guests and state and county officials, including Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. “Holomua and the Lanai collectively provide an inviting entrance to the College and place to stop and reflect, relax […]

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Young as Mike Young

02 December 2014

By Léo Azambuja I can still vividly remember Mike Young riding an orange longboard at Major’s Bay and absolutely shredding waves of any size, all with grace and style. That’s exactly how Mike was, in and out of the water. He lived life to the max, always with grace and style. He remained young from […]

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Riding Liquid Mountains

01 December 2014

By Léo Azambuja Throughout the winter, iron-fisted storms punish the North Pacific, generating large open ocean swells that travel as far as 3,000 miles until reaching Hawai‘i’s north- and west-facing shores. What happens next is one of the greatest shows on Earth; a fierce display of bravado and skills by the world’s best big-wave riders. […]

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A Slight Heart Attack

30 November 2014

By Richard E. Peck The results of my annual physical exam? A clean bill of health: low cholesterol level, low/normal blood pressure, low triglycerides (whatever they are), spotless X rays … all followed shortly by a heart attack. Since my doctor is impressively expensive, how could I doubt him? The test results he read to […]

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