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Hawai‘i Wisdom — August 2018

Chandley G. Jackson is seen walking toward Kalalau Beach, with a storm brewing over the ocean in the summer of 2016. Over the next couple days, three tropical storms passed just north of Kaua‘i. [...]

By |August 18th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

KPD Operation Leads to Arrests, Removal of Illegal Kapa‘a Campsites

Illegal campsite in Kapa‘a. Photo courtesy of KPD The Kaua‘i Police Department’s Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team, along with county park rangers and KPD’s abandoned vehicle coordinator, conducted a multi-day operation in Kapa‘a last [...]

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

Endangered Hawaiian Crow Genome Key to Its Recovery Efforts

The ʻalalā (Hawaiian crow), one of the world’s most endangered birds. Photo courtesy of UH A genetics research team at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo released a genome assembly, or set of chromosomes, for the ʻalalā (Hawaiian crow), [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Sea Urchins Help Researchers Fight Reef-Smothering Algae

Divers using Super Sucker, left, and outplanting urchins, right. Photo courtesy of DLNR/DAR A management approach that combines manual removal and outplanting native sea urchin is effective in reducing invasive, reef-smothering macroalgae by 85 percent [...]

By |August 14th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Study Finds Differences in El Niño Events (w/ video)

  Maps showing the warming (red) of the central Pacific Ocean during El Niño and the cooling (blue) of the central Pacific Ocean during La Niña. Image courtesy of UH/Steve Albers, NASA A [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Food, Family Key to Filipino Heart Health

To lower the high rate of heart disease among Filipino-Americans, the community needs heart health interventions rooted in Filipino cultural values, according to a new analysis by public health researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Filipino-Americans [...]

By |August 12th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Eight New Buses to Replace Aging Kaua‘i Bus fleet

The Kaua‘i Bus has recently replaced eight aging buses in the fleet maintaining the total number of buses at 59. Photo courtesy of Kaua‘i County The Kaua‘i Bus has recently replaced eight aging [...]

By |August 11th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

West Kaua‘i Community Plan Open House Events to Start Aug. 18

The County of Kaua‘i is launching the West Kaua‘i Community Plan to update two outdated regional development plans: the Hanapēpē-‘Ele‘ele Development Plan (1974) and the Waimea-Kekaha Development Plan (1978), according to a county news release. [...]

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments
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