The Wilcox Sisters’ Legacy

By Léo Azambuja The staff of Waioli Corporation tried some historic outfits for this photo at the Grove Farm Homestead Museum’s lanai. Here, Maile Kennedy wears a holoku that belonged to Mabel Wilcox, while Brandon Fujioka, left, and Harold Rosa wear palaka shirts (plantation workers’ shirts) that are part of the museum’s collection. [...]

By | 2017-05-10T20:47:04+00:00 May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Celebrating the Resourceful Coconut

By Léo Azambuja Celebrity Chef Sam Choy, center, along with Chef Lucas Sautter, of Courtyard Marriott, left, will be doing cooking demos at the 20th Annual Coconut Festival at Kapa‘a Beach Park Oct. 1, 2. Courtyard Marriott GM Nick Britner, right, is supporting the event with a special dinner on property Sept. 30. Photo [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 September 1st, 2016|0 Comments

For Kauai Calendar Events for June

For Kauai Island Events for June 2016 Tuesdays & Thursdays, Now-July 28, 9am-3 pm Hanalei Watershed Hui - Ahupua`a Explorations Afterschool and summer program. Ahupua`a Explorations is a place based watershed science and learning program. Upper elementary and junior high students will explore aspects of natural and cultural resources of the Hanalei watershed utilizing the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:33+00:00 June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Hanalei Canoe Club Wins First-Ever Table 53 Charity Lei Making Contest

Winner Announced for First-Ever Table 53 Charity Lei Making Contest Hanalei Canoe Club to Receive July 2016 Proceeds from Table 53 Sheraton Kauai Resort announced Hanalei Canoe Club as the winner of its first-ever charity lei-making contest, held in the resort’s Ocean Courtyard Saturday, April 30, 2016. Entitled “Mea Aloha He Wa‘a Koa ‘Kainoaholokai’ (Beloved [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:36+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

For Kauai Calendar Events

Calendar Events for May 2016 See all of these events and more on the For Kauai Calendar  May 6-July 10, 9:30am-3:30 pm Nature Connects: Art with Lego Bricks in McBryde Garden Using 370,000 individual LEGO® bricks, the renowned artist and children’s author Sean Kenney has created 14 enchanting, nature-inspired sculptures. Self guided tour. $30/15. Info [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:36+00:00 April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Get Fit Having Fun — Outrigger Canoe Season is On

By Luke Evslin Luke Evslin is seen here paddling his one-man outrigger canoe at Wailua River. Most Kaua‘i residents only get to experience a tiny fraction of our island home. All of us live within three miles of the ocean — yet, we spend more time sitting in traffic than we do in [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:41+00:00 March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The Dolphin Restaurant, Fish Market, Sushi Lounge

By Anni Caporuscio On the appetizer menu, here is the Tahitian Poke, the Dolphin’s twist on Kaua‘i’s favorite food. Instead of sesame, think creamy coconut and lemongrass, tossed with gingered local greens and taro chips. The Dolphin Restaurant in Hanalei celebrates all things fish. It has a Fish Market for customers to take [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:43+00:00 February 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Public Talk on Nēnē’s Recovery in Hanalei Thursday

Two nēnē are seen here at Kapa‘a New Town Park with the Sleeping Giant mountain on the background. The Kaua‘i Nēnē Habitat Conservation Plan will hold the first in a series of public talks this week on the state bird of Hawai‘i, the endangered Nēnē. Project Coordinator Dr. Christian Vlautin will provide information [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:46+00:00 January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — January 2016

Aloha at Hanalei Bay Aloha, the most recognizable Hawaiian word, has many meanings, most commonly love, hello and goodbye. But broken down to each letter, aloha can become an even more powerful insightful of Hawaiian values. A – Akahai, meaning kindness, to be expressed with tenderness. L – Lokahi, meaning unity, to be [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:46+00:00 January 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Ahupua‘a Explorations — Knowing Your Place

By Léo Azambuja Clockwise from top left, Leina‘ala Maka-Adric, Jesus Perez Valenzuela, Kala‘e Abrams, Elijah Poch, Sasha Poch and Daniel Kitch in Hanalei, with the Hihimanu mountain on the background. Over the decades, native Hawaiians and long-time residents across the Hawaiian Islands have seen untouched environments being replaced with neighborhoods, resorts, malls, military [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:50+00:00 January 1st, 2016|0 Comments