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Wastewater Management Division to Conduct Ocean Study Offshore From Lydgate Beach Park

Starting May 23, the Department of Public Works, Wastewater Management Division will be conducting a two-day ocean study in waters off Lydgate Beach Park in Wailua. The beach park will remain open to the public during the study. The purpose of the study is to evaluate ocean characteristics including ocean current flow directions and the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:34+00:00 May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Seeks Advisory Council Applicants

NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve seeks advisory council applicants NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve is seeking applicants for five primary and alternate seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in reserve management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. “Community representatives on our advisory council are [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:35+00:00 May 7th, 2016|0 Comments

The Majestic Koholā

By Léo Azambuja Courtesy HIHWNMS/ NOAA Permit # 774-1714 Every year, from September through April, more than 10,000 humpback whales in the North Pacific swim nearly 3,000 miles to warm Hawaiian waters. The whales spend several weeks in Hawai‘i, mating, giving birth and nursing. It’s one of the greatest shows on Earth, with [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:46+00:00 February 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Island Activities — September 2015

Stories and photos by Caroline Farley Java Kai Java Kai, in the heart of Kapa‘a Town, is a phenomenal café to unwind while enjoying great food in an unbeatable atmosphere. Pictured are the Shark Bite espresso, granola bowl and surfer sandwich. With extra espresso, a hint of raspberry and topped with whipped cream, [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:01+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

JO2 — A Beautiful Dining Experience

Story by Anni Caporuscio Photos by Steve Meredith Fish sampler. All the fish is locally caught and of the highest grade. Included is a beautiful oyster resting on a bed of sea salt, lomi poke sashimi, and a centerpiece of artistic components. Picture this. You walk from the parking lot of a tiny [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:06+00:00 August 8th, 2015|0 Comments