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Step Aside Kitty — Dogs Deployed on Lehua to Find Remaining Rats (w/ video)

Kyoko Johnson of Country Canines. Frame grab courtesy of DLNR Usually, this would be a job for cats. But government officials and conservationists are betting on specially trained rat-sniffing dogs to help to [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Kauaʻi Flood Relief Continues After Rains Subside

A Hanalei Bay house severely damaged during the April 14 flood. Photo by Léo Azambuja The extreme rainfall on Kauaʻi during the month of April caused devastating flooding and mudslides, with severe erosion in [...]

By | June 17th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

DLNR Issuing Licenses, Stamps for New Hunting Season

Hunting on Molokai. Effective today, June 15, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources district and administrative offices will begin issuing hunting licenses and stamps for the new hunting season (July 1, [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Papahānaumokuākea Honors Bruce Blankenfeld with 2018 Umu Kai Award

Captain Bruce Blankenfeld takes navigational measurements to give instructions to the steersmen. Photo courtesy of NOAA The 2018 Papahānaumokuākea Umu Kai Award was presented on June 10 to Bruce Blankenfeld for a lifetime [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Firefighters Extinguish Wainiha Treehouse Fire

A firefighter is seen here extinguishing a fire that burned a treehouse in Wainiha Saturday. Photo courtesy of Kaua‘i County Firefighters responded to a treehouse on fire in Wainiha Saturday afternoon. No injuries were reported, [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Nutrient Pollution Worsens Effects of Ocean Acidification on Corals

Zach Quinlan and Nyssa Silbiger collect samples during experiment at Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology. Photo courtesy of UH/Henry Shiu A study recently published by a team of researchers, alumni and students from [...]

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Lydgate’s Earth Day Reboot

By Tommy Noyes Eva LaBarge flashes a shaka and smile as the Beach Cleanup Team clears crud from the baby pond at Lydgate Beach Park. An excavator in the background finishes up extracting the [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments
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