Archive for October, 2012

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Focus on Kauai

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eyes 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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What’s Up – Kauai Event Calendars

10/31/2012 COMMUNITY Food Drive Kauai Mini Golf, until Nov. 15, free. As a thank you, all individuals making a food donation will receive $1 off their round of mini golf. Food pantry drop location. (dma460@mac.com) SPECIAL EVENTS Family Fun Night Lihue Missionary Church, 6-8 p.m., free. Families are invited to an evening of fun, games […]

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Kapa’a Wins Jv Championship

The Kapa’a High Warriors celebrated their 35-7 win over Kaua’i High Oct. 20 at Vidinha Stadium, giving the boys in green the KIF junior varsity football title. Photos by RON KOSEN | PHOTO SPECTRUM KAUA’I

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Kaua‘i Surfers Aim For Winter Prizes

Waves – there are waves. Down at a certain North Shore spot recently, there were late afternoon lefts and rights going off like clockwork. I’m no sandbar and reef expert, and I’ve been told there have been much more epic days at this particular break, but the conditions were good enough to bring out the […]

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Yankee Concerns Go Beyond A-Rod

At the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner in New York last week, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney jokingly jabbed the media, saying his job is to lay out a positive vision for the future of the country, and it’s the media’s job to make sure no one finds out about it. No doubt it’s […]

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The Buddy System

It’s no secret that I am totally smitten by our pet dog Buddy. I’ve always been an animal lover and have had these as pets over the years: dogs, cats, fish, turtles, tortoises, birds, rats, mice and even chickens. But our most-recent family member, Buddy Nagasawa, has become my favorite. And he is part of […]

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Kimo’s Vegas

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … the Player’s Edge! IF THE GIRL on the cover of Kim Taylor Reece’s 2013 calendar looks familiar, maybe you’ve seen Taylor Makakoa on the beach on Oahu, or more likely in Maxim or on stage at the Mirage Las Vegas with husband Terry Fator. If you’re having difficulty locating the […]

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Creating Suicide Awareness

Nancy Kern & Dr. Dan Galanis State Department of Health Injury Prevention and Control Program What is your role with the Department of Health? Kern: I am the suicide prevention coordinator for the Injury Prevention and Control Program. I collaborate with our staff and people in the community in implementing initiatives to address suicide and […]

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The Varied Nuances Of Oak In Wine

I was sitting next to a campfire on the beach after a day of playing in the sand and water. The fire’s smoke wafted this way and that as the breeze took it wherever it played. That smell of smoke, toast and fire reminded me of the wood that so permeates the many wines that […]