Category: Lifestyle

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What is your beverage of choice to get the morning started?

Marilyn Curtis Kalaheo, Retired “I have to have strong black coffee every morning.”             Rynda Gorospe Kapaa, Owner of Lokelani’s Banana Bread & Treats “I need my coffee! Usually from Starbucks I get a vanilla frappuccino with an extra shot!”             Sarah Peters Ele Ele, […]

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Grad Dad

Ladies and gentlemen, our now-18-year-old daughter has graduated from high school. The past few weeks have been significant for us as our baby celebrated her 18th birthday, graduated as an honors student and received her permanent driver’s license. It’s been a whirlwind experience as I can clearly remember the day she was born. In fact, […]

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A Birthday Prompts Questions

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. —Lucille Ball I just had another birthday. Birthdays come faster the older you get, which is a scientific fact, and if it isn’t, it should be. For my birthday, my friend Rick gave me a book called Age Doesn’t […]

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Studying Suffering At The Market

I don’t enjoy what I’m good at. I have a knack for choosing the slowest checkout line to stand in at stores. I somehow know which cashier will run out of register tape just when it’s my turn to pay. Even when in a rush, I have an innate ability to find the customers returning […]

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Human Element Always Matters

I love the roundabouts on Kauai. I like to imagine skillfully zipping around the single-lane, one-way traffic circles like a winning driver taking the final lap around the Indianapolis 500 speedway. Whee! Sorry, I lost myself there for a second. I don’t even like driving fast. Aside from the imaginative ride, these roundabouts are good […]

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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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What was one of your favorite things about this year’s Taste of Hawaii?

Dominique Defelice Graphic Design, Kapaa “I love the whole event! The food was great. The variety of things offered, as well as the location, was awesome.”             Gary Seals Engineer and Solutions Specialist, Kilauea “It’s always a great group of friends every year. We all get into a limo or […]

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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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Up, Up And Away

Ron Nagasawa is on vacation. This column originally was published May 16, 2012. Well, it’s that time of the year for graduations. I don’t know about your family, but we actually have to budget our money depending on the number of announcements we might receive. My wife works at a parochial school that has elaborate […]

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Hear Ye: Planning A Trip To Rome

There’s nothing worse than being ignored. In a span of just two days, two unrelated incidents occurring in the same location brought this to mind. On the first day, I had just finished paying for my merchandise at a department store with a store-issued credit card, which allowed me to receive substantial discounts on the […]