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Hear About King Kaumuali‘i’s Vision for Kaua‘i at KCC Thursday

Come to Kaua‘i Community College’s cafeteria Thursday evening to hear Dr. Keao NeSmith speak at the free event, Kaumuali‘i and Kaua‘i Nui Kuapapa — Talking [...]

By |2019-09-15T17:54:33-10:00September 16th, 2019|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 [...]

By |2019-09-04T14:13:31-10:00September 8th, 2019|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 |2019-08-29T18:32:20-10:00September 6th, 2019|0 Comments

‘After the Flood: Building Resilience in Limahuli Valley’ Public Lecture at KCC

Uma Nagendra. Photo courtesy of Sari Pastore Earth Matters public lecture series — a collaboration between the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kaua‘i [...]

By |2019-09-04T11:47:31-10:00September 5th, 2019|0 Comments

West Kaua‘i Plan Discussion Draft Online for Review, Open House Start Thursday

With the sun about to set behind Ni‘ihau, the Forbidden Island, a paniolo, or Hawaiian cowboy, rides his horse and pulls another in Waimea, [...]

By |2019-08-29T17:04:22-10:00September 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Kapa‘a High School Receives NOAA Ocean Guardian Award    

NOAA Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary’s LTJG Sara Thompson, Cindy Among Serrao and Allen Tom, sanctuary superintendent, with students and teachers at [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:49:44-10:00September 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

County Buys 417 acres in Waimea for Recreation, Housing, Economic Uses

Left to right, Department of Parks and Recreation Director Patrick Porter, Managing Director Michael A. Dahilig, Finance Director Reiko Matsuyama, Mayor Derek Kawakami, Chris [...]

By |2019-08-29T15:43:56-10:00August 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Kamalani Playground Closed Until January for Safety Upgrades

Kamalani Playground. Contributed photo The County Department of Parks and Recreation announced last week they would close Kamalani Playground at Lydgate Park starting today, Aug. [...]

By |2019-08-26T12:16:27-10:00August 26th, 2019|0 Comments