Archive for September, 2010

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Focus on Kaua’i

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What’s Up

Thursday September 30 CLASSES Tango Dance Kapaa N Center, Kapaa, 7-8 p.m., $10. Learn the basics of tango for beginners. (635-8049) MUSIC Simon And Garfunkel Retrospective Tour Kauai Community College, Lihue, 7 p.m., $40 at the door. AJ Swearingen and Johnathan Beedle capture the magic of Simon and Garfunkel’s early sounds. (337-9234) Friday October 1 […]

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Irons Silences Doubters With Win

When Andy Irons decided to take a year off from the highs and lows of the world surfing tour for personal reasons last year, many speculated that his best days were behind him. The 32-year-old, in any case, has had a great career. Capped off by his three straight world titles from 2003 to ’05, […]

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Award Isn’t Worth Holding Onto

We told you a week ago that Reggie Bush doesn’t care about college foot-ball’s biggest award. It’s not because he’s callous, which he appears to be, but because the Heisman, while it looks great on the mantle, has lost all meaning. Beano Cook must be rolling in his grave. (OK, we know he’s still among […]

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Peppers Add Pizazz To Fresh Island Poke

This week in the kitchen we’re mixing up a couple of our favorite poke creations. This show aired originally in October 2009. SPICY ISLAND STYLE POKE * mahimahi, cubed * salt and pepper * olive oil * red bell peppers, chopped * green onions, chopped * rainbow onions: mixture of chopped red, white and Spanish […]

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Great Wine Is Truly Made In The Vineyard

You’ve heard the saying before: “You can never have too much of a good thing.” Some believe it is true for wine as well. But when it comes to yield from the vine, there are other schools of thought. Every great winemaker knows that great wine is truly made in the vineyard. So it is […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas… The Players Edge! THE TOOTH FAIRY has gotten generous in her old age … Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave his ex-lady friend $200 for their daughter’s lost tooth. (If you made $20 million the last day you worked, what’s a couple of Benjis?) The evening cost the fighter even more money after […]

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Dick Adair

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“Vegging” Out

You know, office potluck luncheons aren’t what they used to be. I can remember the days when I could look forward to those in order to eat the kind of foods that would otherwise never get past my lips at lunch. And, for the most part, that food was entirely homemade. Not that the food […]

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What’s Labor Got To Do With It?

Local pundits will probably argue for years that this election season belonged to the unions, both private and public. In the same breath, these pundits will suggest, as they do every election year, that candidates with the most money to spend on advertising ruled the day. These are ways to rationalize defeat. For those who […]