Archive for August, 2010

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UH’s Punzal Packs Scoring Punch

Mari Punzal is used to having success at all levels of her stellar soccer career. The senior midfielder for the University of Hawaii soccer team is hoping to save her best performances for her final collegiate season. The Kapa’a native, a 2007 graduate of Kamehameha Schools, helped lead her squad to back-to-back state championships in […]

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The Day Mouse’s Team Scored 105

At a recent team meeting of UH offensive personnel, one of the Warrior players asked Mouse Davis, the 77-year-old UH assistant coach, what was the most points his team had ever scored in a game. The reply was brief, but astounding: “105,” Mouse said. Late in the 1980 football season, Mouse’s Portland State Vikings shellacked […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! ON SATURDAY, Maria Venus Raj, Miss Philippines, auctioned a pair of Manny Pacquiao’s gloves at Mandalay Bay. The champ’s autographed mittens were part of the Miss Universe National Gift Auction to benefit the Nevada Cancer Institute. The congressman told the Miss U contestant, “You must be confident. […]

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Maui Pineapple Adds Pizazz To Prawn Salad

This week we’re cooking Maui style with Roger Stettler, executive chef of Four Seasons-Maui. This show aired originally in September 2006. ARUGULA ENDIVE SALAD WITH TEMPURA PRAWNS For Salad: * 3 ounces baby arugula * 6 ounces Belgium endive * 4 ounces fresh hearts of palm * 2 ounces toasted pinenuts * 2 ounces Maui […]

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Roy Chang

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Just Paying Lip Service

I’m a tolerant person. I’m also very patient, some would say so much so that it borders on being unconscious. I don’t like to make trouble or cause a ruckus. But if I have one pet peeve as of late, it is when people who should be servicing me are talking on their cell phones. […]

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Problems When A Pet Needs A Pill

As a veterinarian, finding the right medication for your patients can be tough. First, there are very few drugs approved for pets. A handful exist for cats and dogs, but Guinea pig or turtle medication may be hard to come by. So often we use human medications. This off-label usage is based on pharmacological studies […]

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Madden Kicks Off Football Season

It’s that time of year again – EA Sports’ Madden NFL 11 came out last week to mark the end of summer and the start of football season. This year’s cover features New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees, so we’ll see if the “Madden Curse” continues with him. (For those of you who don’t know, […]

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The Right Latitude For Fresh Food

When I first learned about the transformation of the iconic Gaylord’s at Kilohana Plantation into 22°North, a restaurant based almost entirely on the farm-to-table concept using as many Kaua’i-grown products as possible, I admired the plan but wondered how much variety there would be. What I have learned is that in the hands of a […]

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Blending Two Businesses

Although the owners of two businesses have known each other for years, it’s only recently that Island House & Home has moved onto the same premises as Pacific Tile Imports in the New Lihu’e Industrial area. It’s a recognition that the two businesses are totally complementary, say the owners. Margaret Sheen is the owner and […]