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Obama Announces Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Green sea turtle. Photo by Ryann Williams/NOAA President Barack Obama announced today he will expand the existing Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands) by 442,781 square miles, bringing the total protected area of the expanded monument to 582,578 square miles, according to a PMNM news release. Today’s action creates the largest protected [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Simbre-Medeiros, Kawamura Honored as Outstanding Older Americans

  Kekaha resident Shirley Simbre-Medeiros and Edward Kawamura of Līhu‘e were named Kaua‘i’s 2016 Outstanding Female and Male Older American respectively. The announcement was made last Friday at the annual Outstanding Older Americans Recognition Ceremony. The field of nominees also included: Wilma Chandler; Richard Coller; Patricia Fallbeck; Keith Holdeman; Nathan Kalama; Elvira Kimokeo; Dr. Krishna [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Officials Break Ground for Kaua‘i Philippine Cultural Center

By Léo Azambuja Sabra Kauka, accompanied by Sonia Topenio, blesses the land during the Kaua‘i Philippine Cultural Center groundbreaking ceremony March 29. A string of Hawai‘i officials and stakeholders performed a groundbreaking ceremony for the Kaua‘i Philippine Cultural Center in Puhi last week. “Today, we move some dirt. Tomorrow, our dreams come true,” [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:39+00:00 April 7th, 2016|0 Comments