Archive for February, 2012

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What’s Up

A Course in Miracles Princeville at Hanalei Community Association, Mondays, 10:30 a.m., $1/suggested donation. The Hanalei Community Association offers a course on love and forgiveness. (651-5324, pcaonline.org) 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 […]

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Win For Kapa’a

KIF boys basketball is in full swing, and Kapa’a went head to head with Waimea and came out victorious, 58-50, Feb. 7 at Kapa’a’s Bernice Hudley Gym. Waimea led the game in the first three quarters, but Kapa’a was able to pull through in the fourth. Photos by RON KOSEN PHOTO SPECTRUM KAUA’I

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Winter Athletes Perform Stately

The end of February means the end of high school sports winter action. Following some always unpredictable and intense KIF regular seasons, a number of our island’s best young athletes took their talents to other beaches and showed well at the Hawaii High School Athletic Association state championships. * The Kaua’i High Raider Wahine entered […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … the Player’s Edge! DIDJA HEAR ABOUT the guy who bet $1,000 that the first score in Super Bowl XLVI would be a Giants safety? Not only did his first bet on the big game come true in a big way, but he donated the entire $50,000 (less taxes) to charity. […]

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The Cost of Living

I don’t know about you, but I can’t seem to get ahead. I shouldn’t complain because my wife and I make a pretty good living. We’re certainly not rich, but we’re better off than a lot of people, and for that I’m very thankful. Still, I seem to go through life always behind the economic […]

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High School Bodybuilders Amaze

Safe and Drug Free School and Olomana School present the 10th annual Hawaii High School Bench Press Contest and the Mr. and Miss High School Body Building Championships March 9 at the Ward Warehouse stage. “Our goal is to give kids an opportunity to showcase what they can do,” says event creator Daniel Suzuki, teacher […]

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Focus on Kaua’i

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Whales Entangled In Fishing Line

It’s a picture we see every winter, but it’s one we could do without: humpback whales fighting for freedom from fishing nets and lines. Marine life rescuers recently found themselves tracking three active entanglement cases at the same time one off Oahu, another in waters near Kaua’i and the third off Maui. “The one off […]

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A Data-hogging Photo Memory Card

Ideal for photo and video enthusiasts, SanDisk recently released a data-hogging 128 GB Extreme SDXC Ultra High Speed (UHS-I card) that is capable of holding 4,000 photos with a 45 MBps data transfer rate. In short, that means it can copy four high-resolution 18 megapixel photos per second, or possibly an entire iTunes music album […]

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Promoting Many Kinds Of Tourism

Hawaii Tourism Authority just reported that tourists spent $1.3 billion in Hawaii this past December, a record for the Islands. That figure was part of $12.58 billion in revenue the visitor industry generated in 2011, the second-highest total in history. Travelers from Canada, Australia, and Asia, excluding Japan, upped their numbers by 20 percent or […]