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Show me Your Aloha

By Virginia Beck As the equinox approaches, more and more kolea, or Pacific golden plovers, return to Kaua‘i. Pluvia fulva is their Latin name, coming from the belief that they flocked before the rains came. [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Categories: Columnists, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Malamalama, Virginia Beck|0 Comments

The Rise of E-Bikes

By Tommy Noyes A basic e-bike setup is this red hub mounted onto a traditional bicycle frame. The Copenhagen Wheel, produced by Superpedestrian, is controlled by an app on the rider’s smart phone, and [...]

By |September 13th, 2019|Categories: Columnists, Community, Features, Home Page Slideshow, Tommy Noyes|0 Comments

New Directory Connects Local Wood Industry with Consumers (w/ video)

Exploring Hawai‘i’s diverse forest industry and connecting to any of the hundreds of businesses passionately involved with wood is now just a click away, according to a news release from the state Department of Land [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

NTBG Says ‘Goodbye’ to Single-Use Plastic Bottles

National Tropical Botanical Garden has gone green by installing water bottle filling stations at the South Shore Visitors Center across from Spouting Horn, Allerton Garden, McBryde Garden and NTBG Headquarters, according to an NTBG press [...]

By |September 7th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Two Local Communities Achieve National Recognition with ‘Tree City USA’ Status

Ohana Military Communities — with a presence on Kaua‘i and O‘ahu — and Mililani Town on O‘ahu were both named as 2018 Tree City USA by the State of Hawai‘i and the Arbor Day Foundation [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments