Category: Kaua’i Coverstory

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Fast & Safe

Kauai Motocross Association (KMXA) is putting safety first. Since inheriting responsibility for Wailua Dirtbike Park Jan. 1, the nonprofit has helped create a safer environment, including updating the track. Brian Barretto, president of KMXA, actually would like to put the word “safety” into the organization’s name “because that’s really all we want is to make […]

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Talking Trash

Allison Fraley has been into rubbish and recycling since her college days. Now as the county’s Solid Waste Program coordinator, the woman who brought Kauai blue recycling bins is instituting a policy that comes down to ‘the more you throw away, the more you pay’ Let’s talk trash. The county’s “Pay As You Throw” program […]

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They’re Not Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

Kauai Community Players take on what is regarded as one of the best plays ever written, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, opening Friday evening and running for three weekends Kauai Community Players opens its final show of the season Friday (May 8). The drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? was written by Edward Albee, one […]

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Hula From The Heart

Jayna Shaffer of Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina‘ala Shone in the Miss Aloha Hula competition at Merrie Monarch. As her kumu hula Leina‘ala Pavao Jardin says: ‘You can teach a dancer to be physically skilled … but you can’t teach a dancer to have heart, and that’s what Jayna has.’ Jayna Shaffer dances hula […]

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Write On!

Whether you’ve already written a novel, have aspirations to craft a story, or just love putting pen to paper and want to learn more about it, Kauai Writers Conference is an opportunity not to be missed. Mingle with best-selling authors, top literary agents and other local writers next month at Courtyard Marriott in Kapaa. For […]

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Honoring The living And The Dead

American Cancer Society’s annual Relay For Life happens April 25, and cancer survivor Kathy Koerte once again Will Be participating KATHY KOERTE was diagnosed with colon cancer more than a decade ago. “I felt devastated,” she says. Thankfully, she has been in remission for almost 13 years, and one way she likes to celebrate is […]

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The Bard Of Kauai

Kauai Community Players will perform local playwright Richard Peck’s Prodigal Father — it’s humorous while also exploring ‘people’s capacity to express their love’ Prepare to be pleasantly entertained by Prodigal Father, a Kauai Community Players production that runs this weekend and next at Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Considering playwright Richard Peck’s personality, it’s no wonder the […]

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Haute Kauai

Talented local designers abound, and Kauai Fashion Week is putting them in the spotlight this weekend. “We want to put Kauai on the map,” says Juno Ann Apalla, Kauai Fashion Weekend chairwoman. On Saturday (April 4), the third annual Kauai Fashion Weekend will grace Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club. The fashion show includes dinner […]

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All Creatures Tame And Wild

Scott Sims’ life is just one exciting adventure after another. He is Kauai’s all-encompassing veterinarian of creatures great and small — whether cherished pets or endangered wildlife; whether they have feathers or fuzz, fins or paws, he is the island’s goto animal healer. One day he might be called to aid abused goats rescued in […]

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A Hoedown To Take Down Cancer

Pull on your cowboy boots and saddle up for a good time at this year’s “Hoedown for Hope,” American Cancer Society’s annual fundraiser. “Everyone gets really into the country-western theme, and the boots and hats come out,” says event co-chair Yvette Sahut. Attendees can expect a good ol’ time this Saturday (March 21) at Kilohana […]