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5th Annual Kaua‘i Fashion Weekend

By Léo Azambuja Sha Ali Ahmad, of Ahmad Couture The 5th Annual Kaua‘i Fashion Weekend, the island’s signature red carpet event was a success, with a full house attending the event at the grand ballroom of the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort at Kalalapaki Beach June 3 This year’s fashion show unveiled collections from Krystl [...]

By | 2017-06-26T12:18:27+00:00 July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

‘Through the Years,’ Mahelona Hospital Celebrates Centennial

By Léo Azambuja A portrait of Samuel Mahelona is seen here hanging at Samuel Mahelona Hospital’s lobby. The portrait was dedicated to his mother, Emma Kauikeolani Wilcox, by her children Alice Kauikeolani Wilcox and Allen Clessen Wilcox. A century ago, a grieving Hawaiian mother set out to build a hospital that would treat [...]

By | 2017-06-25T21:41:45+00:00 July 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Advanced, Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacements Offered at Wilcox

Dr. David Rovinsky is seen here working on a patient. Contributed photo Dr. David Rovinsky, orthopedic surgeon with the Wilcox Bone & Joint Center at Kaua‘i Medical Clinic, now offers the bi-cruciate sparing total knee replacement procedure. This is the first artificial knee implant that reportedly acts and feels like a “normal” knee, [...]

By | 2017-06-13T15:41:33+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Deadline Wednesday for Free Landlord Summit June 27

The Kaua‘i County Housing Agency in partnership with the Kaua‘i Board of Realtors and the Kaua‘i Community Alliance will co-host a landlord summit at the Kaua‘i Beach Resort June 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Current and potential landlords, realtors and property managers are encouraged to attend this free event to learn about the [...]

By | 2017-06-13T17:48:29+00:00 June 17th, 2017|0 Comments

‘Sixty Days of Summer’ at Sheraton Preferred Guest Resorts

Mermaid Citrine will once again spend her summer at the Sheraton Waikiki Helumoa Pool overlooking world-renowned Waikiki Beach where she will enchant guests with shows, storytelling and picture taking. Photo courtesy of Starwood Hotels and Resorts From Po‘ipu to Kona and Waikiki to Ka‘anapali, Hawai‘i is the perfect destination for a summer vacation [...]

By | 2017-06-13T17:48:45+00:00 June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Aloha+ Challenge Statewide Meeting Held on Kaua‘i 

Participants in the recent Aloha+ Challenge statewide meeting take time out to pose for a photo at the National Tropical Botanical Garden. The meeting was co-hosted by the County of Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i Green Growth and the National Tropical Botanical Garden on May 23-24. Approximately 50 key leaders and stakeholders from across the state [...]

By | 2017-06-13T15:25:03+00:00 June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Wilcox Health’s Free Kids Summer Fest at Marriott Resort Saturday

Calling all families! On Saturday, Wilcox Health will hold its 10th annual Kids Summer Fest to promote safe and healthy summer fun for Kaua‘i’s keiki and their families. Taking place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Marriot Resort, Kids Summer Fest 2017 will feature interactive health and wellness activities, free sports physicals [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:49:57+00:00 June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

May the Science Be with You

By Léo Azambuja Nancy Kanna, left, and Ruby Pap, two of the many organizers of Kaua‘i’s March for Science, endured the rain with a smile. Let’s get a few things straight. The Earth is neither flat nor the center of the universe, dinosaurs did roam the Earth millions of years ago, humans and [...]

By | 2017-05-07T09:24:25+00:00 May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

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

Large Tiger Shark Blamed in Attack at Davidson’s, Visitor Suffers Severe Injuries

The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, is a species of requiem shark and the only member of the genus Galeocerdo. Commonly known as sea tiger, the tiger shark is a relatively large macropredator, capable of attaining a length of over 16 feet. A 12-foot tiger shark is being blamed for the attack at Davidson's Friday [...]

By | 2017-04-14T11:43:36+00:00 April 14th, 2017|0 Comments