A Canoe Is an Island, an Island is a Canoe

By Jan TenBruggencate

Let’s face it. I’m a canoe nut.

I’ve built them and rigged them, surfed them, sailed them, raced them across interisland channels, voyaged on them, fished off them. At various times, I’ve steered and […]

When Your Body Abandons You

By Samantha Fox Olson

Having the privilege of serving as a health coach to people all around the globe, I have heard a common belief disconnecting people from their amazing bodies.

This belief wrecks havoc in our […]

Kaua‘i Soto Zen Bon Dance

By Léo Azambuja

Hanapepe was glowing brighter during the Kaua‘i Soto Zen bon dance on the evenings of July 17 and 18. Hundreds attended what is considered the largest of all nine bon dances on Kaua‘i, […]

Hanalei Surf School Shares the Love for Surfing

By Caroline Farley

Growing up on the North Shore of Kaua‘i, Evan Valiere has lived the dream his whole life. He started surfing really young, and turned professional in his teens. By the time he was […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Categories: Activities, Biz of the Month, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Travel News|0 Comments

Public Meeting Wednesday — Ha‘ena State Park Master Plan, EIS

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks will hold a public meeting in Hanalei this week on the Master Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Ha‘ena State Park. The public […]

UH Scientists Explore the Frontiers of Coral Reef Management

In a new study, released in the peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Marine Science, a team of University of Hawai‘i and international researchers explore the frontiers in natural and social science research — recommending actions that […]

By |August 16th, 2015|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Astronomers Discover Another Luke Skywalker’s Tatooine

“If there’s a bright center to the universe, you’re on the planet that it’s farthest from,” Luke Skywalker said about his home planet, Tatooine, in Star Wars IV — A New Hope.

Tatooine may be far, […]

NASA Rocket Carries KCC Students’ Scientific Payload into Space (w/ video)

University of Hawaiʻi community college students watched their scientific payload spin into space Aug. 12 when a two-stage Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket was launched around midnight Hawaiʻi time from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Students […]

By |August 14th, 2015|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments