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Hawai‘i Wisdom — January 2020

The ʻelepaio is a small flycatcher weighing about half ounce. In old Hawai‘i, the ʻelepaio was considered ʻaumakua, or guiding spirit, for canoe makers. The ʻelepaio is found on Kauaʻi, Oʻahu and Big Island, [...]

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

E-Cigarette, or Vaping Associated Lung Injuries

By Tommy Noyes Youth vaping and associated lung illnesses are at epidemic levels according to the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of the Hawai‘i State Department of Health. Photo by Hawai‘i State [...]

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

The Colorful Songwriters of Hawaiʻi

By Léo Azambuja The ‘akeke‘e is only found on Kaua‘i, and there are about 1,000 of them left. Photo by Robby Kohley Long before Polynesians arrived in the Hawaiian Islands more than a [...]

By |January 19th, 2020|Categories: Columnists, Editor's Note, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Report: More than 150 Doctors Left Hawaiʻi in 2019

Photo contributed by UH The exodus of doctors from practice in Hawaiʻi last year was much worse than was indicated in preliminary figures released just a few months ago. In 2019, 152 doctors moved away [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Feral Cat Kills Rare Hawaiian Petrel Chick Involved in Scientific Study

A Hawaiian petrel chick. Photo courtesy of DLNR The recent killing of an endangered Hawaiian petrel chick involved in a tracking project highlights the continued threat of feral cats to native wildlife on [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

KPD Honors 91st Recruit Class Graduates

Daniel Ball, Kyle Boehm, Tyler Chinen, Anthony “Kunane” Gayagas, Christian Kaui, Gaylan “Ulu” Matagiese, Shaun McClain and Anthony “Tony” Puglia are KPD’s 91st Recruit Class. Photo courtesy of KPD The Kaua‘i Police Department [...]

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

State Conservation Police Sporting New Uniforms for 2020 (w/ video)

DLNR contributed photo For many years, officers of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement have worn blue uniforms, which in some cases made it difficult [...]

By |January 11th, 2020|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

‘Rice Street Reveal’ Event with Music, Food, Vendors Sunday

Left to right, CKaweeks, Graffreaky, Mung Monster, Marko, San, Laycie Love, East 3, TKay, Carol Yotsuda and Chris during the 2018 Rice Street Block Party. The public is invited to the Rice Street [...]

By |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments