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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

The Beautiful Lei Po‘o

By Léo Azambuja Kaua‘i resident and lei po‘o maker Elvrine Chow, standing, shows the lei po‘o she taught Hope Tams, of Nevada, to make for her wedding in March. The lei po‘o, in all its beauty, is a lei especially made to be worn on the head, looking like a crown of flowers, [...]

By | 2017-04-01T07:51:32+00:00 April 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Chiefess Kamakahelei, Ali‘i Nui o Kaua‘i

By Léo Azambuja Kaua‘i Museum Executive Director Chucky Boy Chock is seen here with a painting of Chiefess Kamakahelei, in exhibit at the museum. The painting was done by Evelyn Ritter, who has portrayed several chiefs and royalty also in exhibit at Kaua‘i Museum in Lihu‘e. Chiefess Kamakahelei ruled over Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau [...]

By | 2017-03-01T12:39:11+00:00 March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Two for One at Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i in Kapa‘a is giving yoga to celebrate love. Drop in with your sweetheart — or your best buddy — and they can practice for free! All existing members with packages can bring any friend and share the yoga love. Bikram Yoga classes last 90 minutes in a room heated [...]

By | 2017-02-13T08:39:00+00:00 February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Heal Your Soul — Decorated Yoga Teacher from India at Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i

Rajashree Choudhury Rajashree Choudhury, a yoga teacher from India who was five-time world champion by the age of 15, is on Kaua‘i to teach Hatha yoga classes, give lectures and host a retreat at Bikram Yoga Kaua‘i in Kapa‘a. Rajashree has taught thousands of people around the world and is considered one of [...]

By | 2017-02-03T00:22:00+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Be My Valentine — Seven Hawaiian Love Tales

The Legend of the Hau Blossom Photo by Daniel Finchum (www.kauaiainaart.com) Pōhuehue and Kaunaʻoa lived near Kahana Bay on O‘ahu. They loved each other deeply. One day, after an argument, Pōhuehue got into his canoe and paddled to Lānaʻi. Kaunaʻoa became very sad and afraid she would never see her lover again. Pōhuehue [...]

By | 2017-02-01T11:02:58+00:00 February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Kaua‘i — Reiki’s Gateway to the West

By Léo Azambuja Hawayo Takata Early in the 20th century, a tiny baby girl was born to Japanese immigrant workers on Kaua‘i. She was so small that her parents picked a name representing something huge; the Big Island of Hawai‘i. And accordingly, her accomplishments in life — and beyond it — were monumental. [...]

By | 2017-01-01T11:45:44+00:00 January 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