Archive for 2010

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Getting Their (Penalty) Kicks

Kapa’a remained undefeated in Kaua’i Interscholastic Federation play with a 2-1 win over Waimea at Hanapepe Stadium on a blustery Saturday. It was Waimea’s KIF season opener. It was a closely played match, and often physical, as attested by two of the three goals coming on penalty kicks. The win left the Warriors with a […]

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Chelsea Wishard: Making Waves

Now running in her senior season on the Pepperdine University track and field team, Chelsea Wishard is looking to continue her success that started at a young age on the Garden Isle. The 2007 Kaua’i High School graduate ran four years on the varsity track and cross-country teams. This is where she began to dominate, […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas, The Player’s Edge! DANCING WITH THE STARS’ Karina Smirnoff celebrated her engagement by hosting “The Ultimate Girls Night Out” (does that mean what I think it does?) with the Chippendales at the Rio. No word on what fiancé Brad Penny (L.A. Dodgers) did to reciprocate. VEGAS TACKY … The infamous “strippermobile” […]

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A Sparkling Treat To Greet The New Year

This week, Kelvin Ro and Ed Toma visit the show to toast the new year with delicious holiday recipes from Diamond Head Market and Grill. This show aired originally in December 2008. CRISPY STUFFED SHRIMP TEMPURA WITH CHINESESTYLE MOCHI RICE For Mochi Rice: * 2 cups mochi-sweetrice (steamed as directions) * 1/4 cup minced char […]

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Roy Chang

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All That Glitters

By the time you read this, Christmas will have come and gone. But I’m still in the spirit, especially since I have a Christmas story yet to tell. It’s about family, brotherly love and looking like Liberace in the Ice Capades. About six days before Christmas, my kid brother, who lives alone just a few […]

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Guitar Legend Kottke Returns Jan. 11

With more than 30 albums to his credit, Leo Kottke has plenty of material for his concert at KCC’s Performing Arts Center Multi-talented guitar legend Leo Kottke will grace the Island with his music at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Kaua’i Community College Performing Arts Center in Lihue. The vocalist, composer and guitarist will […]

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Making Mead, Man’s Oldest Wine

By Stephanie Krieger Tell us about your business.My business is Nani Moon Mead and it’s located in Kapa’a. I make, produce and sell a line of tropical honey wine made exclusively from honey and tropical fruits right here in Hawai’i. The idea came to me when I was hiking up in Koke’e and I heard […]

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Flavors Of New Mexico In Kapa‘a

Verde, located in Kapa’a’s Big Save Shopping Center, is where to go if you are craving authentic New Mexican food with a Hawaiian twist. Owner and chef Joshua Stevens created Verde with wife Maris Manzano-Stevens to quench his desire for the food he grew up with in his hometown of Albuquerque. His late mother also […]

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Slack-Key Legends Are Tuning Up

It’s time to put plans into practice to ensure those New Year’s resolutions come to fruition. That said, for those who’ve made a resolution to up their ki ho’alu culture, January provides the perfect venue: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at Kaua’i Community College Performing Arts Center, when legendary slack-key greats Ledward “Led” Ka‘apana, Dennis Kamakahiand […]