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First ʻŌhiʻa Tree on Maui Detected with Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death

‘Ohi‘a lehua trees with Kalalau Valley on the background. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has recently disclosed the discovery of the first ʻōhiʻa tree infected with the fungal disease Rapid [...]

By |July 20th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

KIUC Issues Summer Safety Tips

A tree next to powerlines. Contributed photo Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative is reminding residents to use care when picking fruit or trimming trees near overhead power lines. “Serious accidents and injuries can occur [...]

By |July 19th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

The Shops at Kukui‘ula to Host 34th Annual Koloa Plantation Days

The Shops at Kukui‘ula will welcome the 34th Annual Koloa Plantation Days by hosting three special events: — Historic Sugar Exhibit and Plantation Life Storytelling – Monday, July 22, 6:30-8 p.m. — Plantation Cooking at Kaua‘i Culinary [...]

Free Deep and Dry Litter Livestock System, Financial Assistance Workshop Saturday

The Natural Resources Conservation Service, East and West Kauaʻi Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and the University of Hawai‘i College of Tropical Agriculture Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service are holding a free workshop this Saturday [...]

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

KFD Honors First Responders, Community Members in Lifesaving Rescue

The Kaua‘i Fire Department held a special ceremony Monday to honor the community members and first responders for their efforts in the rescue of Dino Pabre in May. Shown from left to right are [...]

By |July 16th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Limahuli Garden and Preserve Opens to the Public

Limahuli Garden and Preserve. Contributed photo The management at Limahuli Garden and Preserve recently announced the property is open after over a year of recovery from the record-breaking flooding in April 2018, according to a [...]

By |July 14th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Koke‘e Plum Season Opens with Expected Poor Crop

Koke‘e plums. Photo courtesy of DLNR. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources opened this year’s season for plum harvesting at Kōkeʻe State Park on July 4, but just as state officials [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Paniolo — The Vaqueros’ Legacy

By Léo Azambuja Makena Murayama at the 2016 Koloa Plantation Days Rodeo. Photo by Léo Azambuja The Koloa Plantation Days may remind us of a time when sugar plantations dominated the island’s economy. [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Cover Story, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments
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