Hawai‘i Wisdom — August 2019

He nōpili ka iʻa, pili paʻa ke aloha. “The nōpili is the fish; love clings fast.” Said of the freshwater goby (‘o‘opu) of the nōpili variety, known to clime waterfalls by clinging fast to the [...]

By |August 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Safety First

By Tommy Noyes Simple changes such as building sidewalks make our neighborhoods safer for all. Photo by Tommy Noyes Hawai‘i took a cautious first step toward eliminating traffic related deaths and serious injuries. In June, [...]

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

Waiʻaleʻale Project Celebrates 10 years of Transforming Lives at KCC

Waiʻaleʻale Project alumni. Photo courtesy of UH The black and white letters dangling from the ceiling that spelled “Waiʻaleʻale Celebration“ contained a surprise. At the end of a joyful gathering in July to mark [...]

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

Wailua Star Siena Up to ‘No Good’

By Léo Azambuja Wailua’s Siena Agudong is seen here at Art Café Hemingway on Kapa‘a’s Eastside. Kaua‘i has a long and cozy relationship with Hollywood celebrities, who love to go on vacations here [...]

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

Molecule for Life on Earth May Have Come from Space

UH contributed image The answer to “How did the first organisms on Earth incorporate the critical element phosphorus?” has been a quandary for researchers, but, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa physical chemists believe a meteoric visitor could [...]

By |August 11th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Tilapia Invade Nāpali Coast Shoreline (w/ video)

Thousands of black-chin tilapia have invaded near-shore waters in the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kaua‘i. Fishermen first reported seeing large schools of mostly juvenile tilapia over the past two weeks, according to a [...]

By |August 10th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Loop Road Closed for Repairs Until Further Notice

Last spring, the Wailua Management Road, also known as “Loop R Wailua Loop Road. Photo courtesy of DLNR oad,” which leads to the Blue Hole in the Wailua area experienced severe damage due [...]

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments