For Kauai Calendar Events for December 2016

For Kauai Calendar Events for December 2016 All these events and more can be seen on our online calendar where you can add them yourself, or email them for us to do. Enjoy. Now till December 24 The Trees of Remembrance The Trees of Remembrance provide a meaningful opportunity to honor those who have died or [...]

By | 2016-12-02T08:49:05+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Holokū, Fit for a Queen

By Helen Wong Smith Kaua‘i residents pose with their holokū at Historic County Building in Līhu‘e. From left to right, Pua Rossi-Fukino, Polei Palmeira, Donna Stewart, Saebrie Pegeder, Barbara Green, Helen Wong Smith and Victoria Lam. The elegant Hawaiian holokū dress became popular among Hawaiian royalty in the 19th century. Inspired by the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:19+00:00 October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

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

Free Screening of “EQUAL MEANS EQUAL” Hosted by the YWCA

Free Screening of “EQUAL MEANS EQUAL” Hosted by the YWCA Friday, August 26th. Free Screening of EQUAL MEANS EQUAL Documentary and panel discussion. Doors open at 6:00pm, film starts at 6:30pm. At Waimea Theatre, 9691 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai. Free screenings are being provided nationwide in conjunction with other Women’s Equality Day events. The YWCA of Kauai in [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Uncle Charlie’s Throw Nets

By Léo Azambuja Uncle Charlie demonstrates how to throw net at Smith’s Beach in Anahola. It’s a hot midsummer afternoon in Anahola. Charles Blake Pereira, better known as “Uncle Charlie,” is standing at the edge of the water at Smith’s Beach, his eyes focused on the shorebreak. “It’s gonna take a while to [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:28+00:00 August 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

Kauai Habitat for Humanity dedicates first six homes in phase II of Eleele Iluna subdivision

Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity dedicates first six homes in phase II of `Ele`ele Iluna Subdivision Friday, May 27, 2016 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Six very deserving families will welcome government officials, community leaders, volunteers and donors at a house dedication ceremony to celebrate the completions of their homes in phase II of the Kaua‘i [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:34+00:00 May 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Getting a Grip on Arthritis

Saturday, April 2nd, 8:30am-Noon. “Getting a Grip on Arthritis” is a free community health event featuring Hawai‘i Pacific Health physicians and community specialists who will discuss arthritis treatment and methods to help people manage this chronic condition. At Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom. The program is also available via videoconference at Pali Momi Medical Center in ‘Aiea [...]

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

Two Hawaii-based Navy Commands Advance to Win Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award

Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) are winners of the 2015 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award. Awardees were announced Friday, March 11, 2016 in Washington D.C. PMRF, Barking Sands, on Kauai won the award for Natural Resources (small installation) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) homeported at Joint Base [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:41+00:00 March 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For Phase Two of Kaniko‘o Senior Housing

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Friday to mark the beginning of construction for the second phase of Kaniko‘o, an affordable senior housing complex in Līhu‘e. “This is an exciting day as the county continues to collaborate with our partners at the state and federal level, as well as private industry, to provide affordable housing [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:41+00:00 March 16th, 2016|0 Comments