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Two for One at Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i in Kapa‘a is giving yoga to celebrate love. Drop in with your sweetheart — or your best buddy — and they can practice for free! All existing members with [...]

Japanese Cadets Aboard Nippon Maru Visit Kaua‘i

On Jan. 6, with more than 500 in attendance, Kaua‘i Community College, along with the County of Kaua‘i, Kaua‘i Japanese Cultural Society, Kaua‘i Buddhist Council and the United Japanese Society of Kaua‘i, hosted 111 Nippon Maru [...]

By | February 12th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Local Whales Highlighted in New Book

By Ruby Pap Rough-Toothed Dolphins spotted off Kaua‘i on Sept. 7, 2015. Photo by Robin W. Baird/Cascadia Research Until recently, I unconsciously used the term “whale seaso” without fully appreciating that besides our [...]

By | February 11th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Ruby Pap|0 Comments

New UH Study Revises Estimate of the Greatest Mass Extinction

Metalegoceras, which is a cephalopod related to the living chambered nautilus. Photo courtesy of Falls of the Ohio State Park, Clarksville, Indiana A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Streetlights Retrofit Pau

Workers are seen her replacing a streetlight in Lihu‘e. Photo courtesy of County of Kaua‘i All of Kaua‘i’s streetlights have been converted from high-pressure sodium lights to energy-saving LED lights as a result [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Native Squid Bacterium May Help Human, Environmental Health (w/ video)

Hawaiian bobtail squid. Video grab courtesy of UH The humble Hawaiian bobtail squid is helping to build the University of Hawaiʻi’s capacity in the hot field of microbiome research, as reported this week [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Love Legends

By Jan TenBruggencate 'Princess Kaia,' a modern artistic portrait shot by Daniel Finchum, exploring Hawaiian history and culture. Finchum uses wet plate collodion, a photographic technique developed in the 1850s, to add an antique [...]