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Koke‘e Plum Season Opens with Expected Poor Crop

Koke‘e plums. Photo courtesy of DLNR. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources opened this year’s season for plum harvesting at Kōkeʻe State Park on July 4, but just as state officials [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Paniolo — The Vaqueros’ Legacy

By Léo Azambuja Makena Murayama at the 2016 Koloa Plantation Days Rodeo. Photo by Léo Azambuja The Koloa Plantation Days may remind us of a time when sugar plantations dominated the island’s economy. [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Cover Story, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Family Fun at the 20th Annual Koloa Planation Days Rodeo

By Léo Azambuja A cowboy shows his skills at a past Koloa Plantation Days Rodeo at CJM Country Stables. Photo by Chuck McKeand/Hawai‘i Rodeo Photography For three days each year in July, Koloa [...]

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Cover Story, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Set for Wednesday, Thursday

County officials are announcing that residentially generated household hazardous waste will be accepted free of charge on Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14, according to county news release. Among the items that will be [...]

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

Meeting for Black Pot Beach Park Reopening Set for Thursday

The Black Pot Beach Park bathroom and a couple trucks damaged during the April 14, 2018 flood. Photo by Léo Azambuja A public meeting regarding the reopening of Black Pot Beach Park in [...]

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

Hawai‘i Rotary Youth Foundation New Website and Donation Portal

Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan founded the Hawai‘i Rotary Youth Foundation in 1976 to help Hawai‘i’s high school graduates realize their potential through education, according to a news release. Sullivan was the Rotary District Governor in [...]

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

Invasive Lionfish Invasion Focus of UH Research Model

Invasive lionfish predators. Photo courtesy of UH/Casey Benkwitt A new model developed by marine biologists at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and University of Alberta is providing insight into the impact of lionfish, a venomous predatory fish that [...]

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

HTA Provides $530K to DLNR for Trail Improvements

The Alaka‘i Swamp is accessible to the public via the Alaka‘i swamp trail in Koke‘e State Park. Photo by Seana Walsh With many of Hawai‘i’s most popular trails seeing record numbers of hikers, [...]

By |July 4th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

County Reminds Residents of Fireworks laws, Permits for Fourth of July

Kaua‘i Fire officials are reminding the public that a permit must be obtained by the fire department by today, July 3, to purchase and ignite firecrackers on the Fourth of July, according to a news [...]

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