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County Announces Schedule of Westside Workshops

Waimea Pier, Kaua‘i's Westside. Photo by Léo Azambuja As part of the West Kaua‘i Community Plan process, the County Planning Department is holding community workshops focused on heritage resources, transportation and economic development. [...]

By |January 10th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

KIUC Reaches 50% Renewable Energy Goal

Kumu Sabra Kauka conducts the blessing with (L-R): Council Chair Arryl Kaneshiro; Kauai Liaison for Governor David Ige, Carrice Caspillo Gardner, AES DE President Woody Rubin, Councilmember Felicia Cowden, KIUC President and CEO David [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Heroine’s Song at the Convention Hall this Saturday

Anne Runolfsson If you like beautiful music and delicious food, there’s a good option for you this weekend. But if you also like to support equality for young women, this is the perfect [...]

By |January 8th, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

UH Study: Climate Change Linked to Increased Risk Wildfires

Lead researcher Clay Trauernicht said conditions for fire in Hawai‘i and tropical regions are likely to worsen significantly by mid-century. Photo courtesy of UH The first study linking climate change to an increased [...]

By |January 7th, 2019|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Kalena Park Rehabilitation Project Begins Monday

Kalena Park. Image courtesy of Google Maps The Kaua‘i County Housing Agency and the Department of Parks and Recreation announced the rehabilitation work for Kalena Park in Lihu‘e will begin Monday, and will [...]

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

Last of Its Kind, Hawai‘i’s Lonesome George Dies

The last known Achatinella apexfulva in the Hawaiian Islands, “George,” died on New Year’s Day, 2019. Photo courtesy of DLNR The last known Achatinella apexfulva in the Hawaiian Islands, “George,” died on New [...]

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

NTBG Announces New Director, CEO

NTBG Director and CEO Janet Mayfield The Hawaiʻi-based National Tropical Botanical Garden announced that effective Jan. 1, the congressionally chartered institution’s new Director and Chief Executive Officer is Janet L. Mayfield. NTBG’s Board [...]

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

State Land Conservation Commission Seeks New Members

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is seeking three volunteers to join the Legacy Land Conservation Commission, for a term of up to four years, according to a recent DLNR news release. Submit an [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

NTBG, KCC hold Climate Change Panel Jan 8

The National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kaua‘i Community College present their first collaborative event of 2019 in the ongoing Earth Matters public lecture series on Tuesday, Jan. 8 from 5:30 p.m. with a panel discussion “Building Resilience in [...]

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