Archive for January, 2011

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Fast, Furious and Muddy

Racing was fast, furious and muddy as the Kaua’i Motocross Association opened its 2011 season on a newly designed track in Wailua. Despite sloppy conditions and unpredictable weather, 47 riders signed up to race. The track is about one mile in length, and the fastest riders are getting around it in two minutes. Competition is […]

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What;s Up

Wednesday January 26 COMMUNITY Lose Weight With EFT Dolphin Touch Wellness Center, 4544 Kukui St., Kapaa, 2-3 p.m., $11. Try Emotional Freedom Techniques and end the old emotional stories and connections you have with fatty foods. (431-4949) Thursday January 27 CLASSES Adult CPR American Red Cross, 4371 Puaole St., Lihue, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., call for […]

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Kaua‘i Saddle Club Grows By Leaps

As a teenager, Lucinda Michetti was lucky enough to get her first horse. Lucky because it helped her get through a tough time in her life. “I had a troubled past,” she says. “My first horse saved me from getting into a lot of trouble.” And now, with some 30 or so years working with […]

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Remembering The WFL Hawaiians

I was talking with local football photographer Barry Markowitz the other day and the discussion got around to the old World Football League. Remember the WFL? It turns out Markowitz had an offer to play linebacker with the Southern California Sun back in 1975, and we recently had fun trying to remember some of the […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … the Player’s Edge! I’LL SEE YOUR Two and a Half Men and raise you three porn stars … The Internet was ablaze recently with Charlie Sheen’s attempt to single-handedly put the sin back in Sin City in a big way. The actor was reportedly holed up in a suite at […]

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Cooking Up Tasty Okinawan Favorites

This week we’re in the kitchen cooking up some Okinawan favorites from Aloha Tofu. This show aired originally in May 2008. SA-TA ANDAGI * 5 large eggs * 1/2 block butter (melted and cooled) * 1/3 cup Carnation evaporated milk, mixed with equal amounts of water to make 2/3 cup * 1/4 teaspoon vanilla * […]

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Roy Chang

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Phone IQ

Lately my wife has been having trouble with her cell phone. For whatever reason, it didn’t fully charge. I took it in and had the battery checked, but the charger jack in the phone was broken and the phone was out of warranty. It was due for an upgrade, but I wouldn’t decide on a […]

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The Day A Whale Shark Swam By

When Patrick Moniz left Las Vegas for a trip home to the Islands for the holidays, he never imagined he’d return with a whale of tale to share with family and friends … literally. It was a Sunday morning and the Hilo native was looking forward to enjoying a dolphin tour off the Waianae coast […]

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Motorola XOOM Rules At CES ’11

At the time of my Dec. 29 column about popular tech in 2011, the world didn’t have many details on Motorola’s Android Tablet. However, as speculated, it was fully unveiled at the recent Consumer Electronics Expo (CES), which my husband (aka “Mr. Click Chick”) again attended in my place while I was out of commission. […]