Aromatherapy — Holistic, Plant-Based Medicine

By Kristi Seibold Aromatherapy is the holistic approach of using plant extracts — called essential oils — to harmonize, balance, and promote health. Holistically, plants have been proven to have healing benefits as we support [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: Features, FIT, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Hawai‘i Wisdom — May 2019

The Alakoko Fishpond, along with ate least five other smaller fishponds at Hulēʻia Stream served as a source of food for ancient Hawaiians. The fishpond was in operation at least until the 1950s. Peleke [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Features, Hawaiian Wisdom, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Endangered ‘Alalā Show Nesting Behavior Two Years After Release

In early April, two endangered ‘Alalā, seen here on this picture, began to build a nest platform structure near their 2017 release site. Photo courtesy of DLNR Two ‘Alalā in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala [...]

By |May 18th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Microplastics Cleaning Machine Tested on Big Island

Engineers test Hoʻola One, a machine designed to filter out microplastics on the beach while allowing natural sand and rocks to pass through. Kamilo Point, Big Island. Photo courtesy of UH/Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund. [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

BLNR Approves Grant for Hanalei’s Halulu Fishpond Access

Hanalei Bay. Photo courtesy of Joel Guy/www.hanaleishack.com Restored access to a Hawaiian fishpond on Kaua‘i’s North Shore; Kohala lands within the Kula Iwi (homeland) of Kamehameha the Great on Big Island; stunningly beautiful [...]

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

Mary Poppins at NTBG this Weekend

The National Tropical Botanical Garden is inviting everyone — residents and visitors — to a special screening of Mary Poppins Returns at “Movie Nights at the Garden” this Saturday, May 18. The free screening will take place [...]

Housing Agency to Open Section 8 Waiting List Wednesday Morning

Section 8 HCV Updates The Kaua‘i County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program announced it will be accepting applications for its Section 8 HCV waiting list starting at 8 a.m. this Wednesday, May 15, according to [...]

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

Being Visible in Your Community

By Tommy Noyes Rita Kungel, left, and Tommy Noyes are both quite visible on the Ke Ala Hele Makalae, but since Tommy started by riding along Kuhio Highway he chose to raise his conspicuity [...]

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