Category: Lifestyle

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What foreign language would you like to know and why?

Gregory Tornier Owner, Mineral Amorphia, Wailua “German. It would be really helpful when talking to my in-laws.”               Carie Daniels Sales, Orchid Alley, Kapaa “Spanish. I know very little, but it’s such a well-known language elsewhere. I think it would help to know when traveling.”         […]

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eye oh 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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Back To The Future

I really feel lucky to be working for a company that continues to stay on the cutting edge of technology. In this business, you really have to, and we are given the tools to make sure we’re on top. Of course, everything we get has to be justified, as there is no such thing as […]

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Be Inspired By What You Do

If you want to own your own business, make sure the services or products you offer inspire you. If you do it simply for the pursuit of financial gain, you won’t weather the inevitable challenges of the business gracefully, nor will you embrace the natural ups and downs that are part of the entrepreneurial path. […]

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A Sweetly Satisfying Seduction

Advertising is meant to be a seductive tool that brings together both supplier and consumer. But is the outcome always a happy marriage? I made myself a test subject the other day while flying interisland by going along with an ad printed in the glossy inflight magazine. Of course, I wasn’t going to be a […]

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Hard Liquor

I’ve mentioned in the past that, in my position as publisher of MidWeek, my wife and I receive quite a few invitations to attend various functions on the island. We’re very honored by this and humbled that they would like us to join them. For the most part, many are for charitable causes, so they […]

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Receive More

If you would like to give more, make it a point to receive more. “Giving” is not better than “receiving,” as many of us were raised to think, because they are complementary opposites. This may sound strange, but in order to be truly balanced, there must be an even exchange of energy in all you […]

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Revealing A Hidden Character Trait

I don’t pretend to be compassionate. Doing so would be out of character for me. But there comes a time when even the most obstinately unsympathetic of us can be put to trial — as I was the other day. I call the cell phone company to update personal information, and I am helped by […]

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What is a good memory you have involving an animal?

Dr. Bryce Ahana Veterinarian, Kapaa Animal Clinic, Lihue “When I was a kid, my family was having lunch and some big seabird came swooping down and stole a cheeseburger off the table.”             Teresa Worrell Front Desk, Veterinarian Office, Anahola “We had to move the stairs on our lanai, and […]

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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.