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Meet lau’ipala the beautiful Yellow Tang

The Hawaiian name for this fish means “yellow leaf,” and they only occur in large numbers in Hawaii. Sometimes these fish can be seen in…

Happy Camper for Friday, July 12, 2019

Bon dances resume after a week’s rest to celebrate Independence Day. This week’s event moves to the Kapaa Jodo Mission (does that mean that Samuel…

The amazing benefits of mango

Mango is also known as “the king of the fruits”. It is high in nutrients, with a unique flavor and taste. It’s one of my…

Bills aimed at better health

LIHUE — The American Heart Association applauds the passage of Act 138 and Act 153, signed into law by Gov. David Ige following the 2019…

Happy Camper for Monday, July 8, 2019

Priscilla Simao is learning the ropes after being in Rice Camp (she loved the Kauai Hospice Concert in the Sky fireworks!) for just one month…

Ada Koene – Talk Story

A fifth-generation rancher’s daughter, a spunky 4-year- old, and the mass of shoppers at the Kauai Culinary Market. How do you talk story with the…

Kamehameha’s failed invasions of Kauai

In 1796, Kamehameha I, then the conqueror of all the Hawaiian Islands, except Kauai and its satellite island of Niihau, launched his first invasion of…

Happy Camper for Sunday, July 7, 2019

Kudos to all (!!!) the organizers of the three major Fourth of July celebrations — the Freedom Fest (mahalo, Tom Clements and Sara Sexton, and…

Happy Camper for Friday, July 5, 2019

Sharleen Andrade Balmores (she’s The Rancher’s Daughter!) is the sixth generation of a Kauai paniolo ‘ohana, and is ready to start the Paniolo Heritage celebration…

Happy Camper for Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Larry Rivera (nope, no Charlie Perreira, here) said he didn’t get to Kauai Kau Wela until “the big show,” Friday night, and could still make…