Be a Rainbow in Someone’s Cloud

By Léo Azambuja My friend Noe inspiring double rainbows in Lihu‘e. We never see rainbows in clear sunny days; that’s not when we need them. They only show up when it’s cloudy, lifting our spirits. And who doesn’t smile at the sight of a rainbow? “When it looked like the sun wouldn’t shine [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:31+00:00 June 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Aloha ‘Oe, Kaua‘i

By Caroline Farley For Kaua‘i editor Léo and me inside the largest commercial submarine in the world, in waters off Waikiki Beach and more than 100 feet below the surface. Behind us, an epic photobomb from the crew. In just three short months, the island I had always dreamed of had become my [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:04+00:00 September 5th, 2015|0 Comments

On ‘Ulu and Sustainability

By Léo Azambuja Sustainability is grounded upon a simple principle. All we need for survival depends on our natural environment, directly or indirectly. Here in Hawai‘i, sustainability is something we should take seriously. In the worst case scenario, a conflict of global scale, we could easily get cut off from our food and energy supply. [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:04+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu o Hawai‘i Nei

By Léo Azambuja Diane Ragone, director of the Breadfruit Institute. A food crop that once played a major role in providing food security for hundreds of thousands of native Hawaiians could be the key to unlock sustainability for millions of people living in some of the most hunger-ridden areas in the world. “People [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:04+00:00 September 1st, 2015|1 Comment

Locally Grown

By Jan TenBruggencate Our island’s “Kauaʻi Made” program celebrates the value of things uniquely from the Garden Island, but for a view of how far this theme can go, turn to another Pacific Island — Tasmania. You get the sense that the economic theory of this large island, just south of Australia, is “All Tasmania, [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:06+00:00 January 7th, 2014|0 Comments

In Focus: Taste of Hawai`i

Taste of Hawai`i, Kapa`a Rotary Club’s signature food event, celebrated its 25th Anniversary June 2, featuring some of the State’s exemplary regional cuisine. Chefs traveled from outer islands representing O`ahu, Big Island and Maui. When Rotary isn’t hosting the biggest Sunday brunch on the island, club members are spreading the word about ocean safety, lending [...]

By | 2014-06-27T18:13:56+00:00 August 13th, 2013|0 Comments