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The Hawaiian Poi Dog

By Léo Azambuja Kaua‘i Humane Society Executive Director Scott Pisani, left, is seen here with KHS Animal Care Supervisor Benjamin Osorno and two shelter dogs; Mocha, in the back, and Byron, on the ground. The Hawaiian poi dog, or ‘īlio, was brought to Hawai‘i by early Polynesian settlers. For centuries, it was as [...]

By | 2017-08-31T06:54:44+00:00 September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Kaua‘i Community Cat Project: 2016 Our Best Year Yet

A note from Barbara Bennett, Owner and Publisher of For Kaua‘i: The following is a letter in response from my editorial column last month, titled “What Are We Going to Do with Kaua‘i’s Feral Cats?” By Basil Scott, KCCP President In November, Halli Holmgren hiked 11 miles to Kalalau with a pet carrier (provided [...]

By | 2016-12-04T14:56:37+00:00 December 3rd, 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

Editor’s note

By Pam Woolway Someone told me once that a good marriage is one in which you have the same fight for 40 years, and a bad marriage is a different fight every day. I have a good marriage. For 16 years my husband and I have fought over pets: their location, diet, population and treatment. [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:24+00:00 February 20th, 2013|1 Comment

Kaua’i Humane Society: 80 Percent of Fostered Dogs are Adopted

Photos by Heather Ransley Peering out between cage bars, an animal’s face looks sad, even desperate. Fortunately the launch of a promising program at Kaua’i Humane Society presents shelter dogs in a whole new light; a light that more accurately captures their temperament and personality. Foster parents traipse the island showcasing canine ambassadors from the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:25+00:00 February 8th, 2013|2 Comments

Woody, Kukui Trail Pup, Survives — Up for Adoption

by Carol Ann Davis Looking for a cute puppy? Meet Woody. A Kaua`i Humane Society volunteer was hiking on the grueling Kukui Trail in Waimea Canyon. At the bottom of the two-mile hike down, the volunteer found a small, emaciated puppy. After several tries, she was able to catch the puppy, put him in her backpack [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:43+00:00 July 29th, 2012|0 Comments

Piglets Adopt Plumber

Last week, two orphan piglets sought refuge at the Menehune Plumbing office. Wes daSilva and his boss wrapped them in blankets and brought them home, where daSilva's wife, Pam Woolway welcomed them in the interim. Says Woolway, who works at the Kaua`i Humane Society, "We are looking for homes for them. There is one [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:50+00:00 May 8th, 2012|0 Comments