Koke‘e Rainbow Trout Season Starts June 18

Rainbow trout fishing in the Koke‘e Public Fishing Area. Photo courtesy DLNR The state Department of Land and Natural Resources just announced this year’s open fishing season for rainbow trout in the Koke‘e Public Fishing Area begins June 18. Anglers may fish daily from Saturday, June 18, to Friday, Sept. 30. Fishing hours will be [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:39+00:00 April 10th, 2016|0 Comments

DLNR: 20,000 Koa Seedlings Being Planted Over 50 Acres in Koke‘e (w/ video)

An excavator is seen here in Kokee preparing the ground for koa seedlings. Video grab DLNR For the last few weeks, a large excavator has been digging hole after hole on the steep slopes of state forest reserves in the Koke‘e area of Kaua‘i. Some 3,000 acres of land were scorched during a series of wildfires [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:45+00:00 February 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Queen Emma’s Journey

By Léo Azambuja Nalani Kaauwai Brun, who will be portraying Queen Emma at the Eo e Emalani i Alaka‘i, is seen here by a painting of the queen's husband, King Kamehameha IV, in the Ali‘i Room of Aston Aloha Beach Hotel in Wailua. In January 1871, Queen Emma, still grieving the loss of [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:00+00:00 October 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Emma! The Queen, the Festival — Sat. Oct. 13

2012 — Seated: Sherri “Puni" Kawaihoʻnani Patrick, who wil portray Queen Emma. Standing: Malia Kahaleinia Chun, who will portray Queen Emma's lady-in-waiting. Photo courtesy of Hui o Laka Prior to the annual festival that celebrates Queen Emma's trip to the Alaka`i Bog in Koke`e, there is the all-important task of selecting a queen. [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:36+00:00 October 10th, 2012|0 Comments