Archive for July, 2012

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What’s Up

7/25/2012 COMMUNITY Changing Lives With Aloha 3115 Akahi St., Lihue, until July 27, call for more information. Easter Seals Hawaii is doing their part to make sure your favorite memories last a lifetime. Whether it’s a graduation photo, Father’s Day photo or a photo from years gone by, Easter Seals Hawaii is making those memories […]

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KPAL Finishes Off Flag Football Season

Kaua’i PAL (Police Activities League) finished off its flag football season with games July 14 at North Vidinha Field. Photos by RON KOSEN PHOTO SPECTRUM KAUA’I

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Cheering On Hawaii Olympians

Standing in a bar in New York City might not be the first place you’d think to see a congregation of diehard competitive swimming fans. And you’d be correct. But that’s where I was on Aug. 15, 2008, as Michael Phelps was going after his seventh of what would end up being eight gold medals […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas… the Players Edge! NAME DROPPER… Valen Ahlo and his girlfriend Gabriella Sheindlin went on a Vegas vaycay and hooked up with his cuz Meleana Brown (you saw her on Duets) and they hooked up with her cuz Nicole Scherzinger to celebrate her birthday at Tao with Francia Raisa (Secret Life of […]

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Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Every once in a blue moon, I will go out with a couple of buddies of mine. They are still both single, so the venues are sometimes questionable for a happily married guy like me. I just tag along and enjoy the company of these guys whom I’ve known since high school. We just usually […]

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Comfort Among The Burgled

You’re not alone. That was the overwhelming message from MidWeek readers who reached out to my family after learning our home was burglarized last month. I knew the story would literally strike a nerve with people, especially those who’ve experienced this senseless crime, but I didn’t anticipate the enormous feedback. Many of you said retelling […]

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Free Downloads For Star Wars’ New Game

If you’re a gamer and have been curious about Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC platform) but don’t want spend any money on it, now is your chance. The 15-level free trial recently became available and allows you to create characters in any class, essentially allowing you to complete the prologue and introduction of your […]

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How To Foil Online Scammers

I’ve been getting emails from friends and family about random websites to visit, or even worse, I received an email from a close friend saying she was stuck in Europe and needing me to send money. I have received emails from Nigerian princes, an email that I had a package from UPS to be picked […]

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eye on kauai

Daniel Lane has an eye for the unique, 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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Creating Campaign Narratives

Herewith, the first in a series on political campaign rituals, being performed as I speak and you read. We will begin with the campaign narrative. Every campaign, for every office, no matter how lowly, has one. In Illinois’ 8th congressional district, last week, incumbent Tea Party Republican Joe Walsh complained that his Democratic opponent, McKinley […]