Archive for November, 2011

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‘What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?’

Carl Tashima Koloa, retired “The turkey, ham, cranberry sauce and dressing.”         Carl Tashima Chayce Kurney Lihu’e, Game adviser “Probably mashed potatoes.”         Carl Tashima Trudi Contrades Kekaha, Merchandiser “Turkey.”         Carl Tashima Kira Inanod Wailua, Maintenance “Stuffing.”         Carl Tashima Kristofer Bush […]

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Senior Softball Tournament

The Senior Softball Tournament took place Nov. 10-12 at Kapaa Armory Park. There were eight teams: three from Kaua’i, one from Maui and four from the Mainland. Photos here are from a game between the Lihue A’s and the NorCal Haoles from Sacramento. No roster was available. Photos by Ron Kosen Photo Spectrum Kaua’i

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Free Health Care? Yes, Sir!

Kaua’i residents and the military both benefit from a creative program that will provide $1 million in free health care regardless of income level Free health care for everyone on Kaua’i no strings. When Kaua’i District Health officer Dileep Bal, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., who heads up the state Department of Health here, learned of this […]

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Daniel Lane Eue on Kaua’i

You’ve seen Daniel Lane’s photos in MidWeek Kaua’i before, accompanying his wife Marta’s dining and farmers columns. As the images here show, Dan has an eye for the unusual, the beautiful, the cute and even the quirky side of life on the Garden Isle. This is just a small sampling of his photographic work.

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Zucchini: Size Doesn’t Matter

Hannah and James Huang grow fruit and vegetables on five acres, they have gardens in Kapa’a and Kilauea. What’s growing: Arugula, Asian greens, apple bananas, beets, broccoli raab (Chinese broccoli), carrots, coconuts, corn, cucumber, herbs, guava, lemon, lettuce, papaya, pomelo, tomatoes, zucchini ZUCCHINI Zucchini is in the gourd family and known as a summer squash. […]

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Kelly Keane Wins A $100 Foodland Shopping Spree

Kelly Keane likes to shop at Foodland once a week, so she was excited to win a $100 gift certificate to the local grocery store just by answering one simple question. “It’s the friendly market,” she says of why she prefers to buy her groceries at Foodland. The Kapa’a resident works for Hanalei Trading Girls, […]

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Collins Joins The ‘MidWeek’ Team

Not that she’ll need an introduction for many MidWeek Kaua’i readers, but we are introducing Kristen Joy Collins in a new role as our new on-island advertising account executive. Most recently, the Kapa’a resident was assistant director of the Kaua’i Independent Food Bank, where she managed and directed all operations related to the warehouse, food […]

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What’s Up

Acupuncture Treatment And Demonstrations Papayas, Kapaa, Saturdays, 3-5 p.m., free. Options include painless cold laser treatments. (635-8766) All-Level Yoga Kilauea location, call for address, Sundays, 10-11:30 a.m., $15 drop-ins; $40 for four classes. (351-4958, iriepranaoceana@hotmail.com) Alzheimer’s Association Kauai Community College, OCET Bldg, Room 106, Tuesdays until Dec. 6, 2-3:30 p.m., free for family member-to-family member […]

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The Gold Standard

I think by now most people have seen the ads in our newspapers for companies that will buy your gold. Honestly, with the price of gold these days, it’s crazy not to take in your personal gold mine for some extra cash. This is for gold items that have no meaning to you anymore, and […]

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Na Wahine Kiekie

The Kaua’i Historical Society hosted its annual fundraiser Na Wahine Kiekie Women of Distinction Nov. 12 at Kaua’i Marriott Resort & Beach Club. The event honored the lives of Chiefess Kamakahelei and Emma Kauikeolani Napoleon Mahelona Wilcox. Among the evening’s highlights were music by Kupaoa, Chef Guy Higa’s ono beet soup and a silent auction […]