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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

‘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 Community College — continues Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 5:30 p.m. [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

County Health & Wellness Fair Brings 60 Vendors to Marriott Friday

The County of Kaua‘i is inviting the public to attend its Health & Wellness Fair, sponsored by the County of Kaua‘i Housing Agency and Life’s Choices Kaua‘i. This year’s theme is “Together We Are Stronger,” [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|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, Kaua‘i’s Westside. Photo by Robert Kennedy The County of [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|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 Kapa‘a High School, receiving a $4,000 NOAA Ocean Guardian Award. [...]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Aggressive Rapid ʻŌhi‘a Death Found in 2 Kaua‘i Locations (w/ video)

DLNR and conservationists are asking the public to clean their gear and tools, including shoes and clothes, before and after entering the forest and areas where ʻōhiʻa may be present. Video grab courtesy of [...]

By |August 31st, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments