Category: Lifestyle

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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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How did you spend your Hurricane Ana rain-soaked Sunday?

Sarah Maurer Baker, Kapaa “I spent the day at work. I got to see who was willing to go out in the weather for coffee.”             Brook Hunsaker Dog Groomer, Anahola “I hung out with family, watched some movies and did laundry.”             James Cherico […]

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Hello Dolly!

I may have mentioned that several weeks ago my wife’s family was in town. That included her 7-year-old niece. For the most part, she hung out with our 17-year-old daughter, who is really great with kids. Our daughter brought out her old dolls for her to play with, including a collectible American Girl doll. The […]

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You Are Important

Have you ever noticed that you lose your sense of self when you meet someone and see them as being “better” than you in some way? When you think another’s opinion is more important than yours, you feel the pain of rejection, minimize yourself relative to them, and start sacrificing your own needs and desires […]

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Giving Credit Where Poi Is Due

I am at the gas station ready to fill up when I reach into my bag to grab my credit card case — and it’s missing! Suddenly the world turns upside down. First comes suspicion: Someone lifted it from my open bag that I left carelessly on the console of my car while I was […]

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How Different Faiths Handle Tragedy

The atomic bombs dropped on Japan in August 1945 killed more than 200,000 people in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Most were Japanese (foreigners also were killed, including some American POWs). Many were children. A lot were religious. The Japanese imperialist government was responsible for leading the country down the path of war, and in response to […]

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What do you do to unwind and relax after a stressful day?

Kaniela McCorriston Construction, Kapaa “I like to hang out, watch some TV and spend time with the family.”             Ann Parnell Teacher, Kapaa “I like to tend the garden or go take a swim.”             Tim Ernstberger Waiter, Lihue “A long, hot shower, then just […]

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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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Wet Blanket

The other evening, as my wife and I headed for bed, she paused and asked me where Buddy’s blanket was. First of all, with the hot and humid weather we’ve been having, like, forever, the word blanket doesn’t exist in my vocabulary. I asked, “What?” She replied, “What did you do with Buddy’s blanket?” This […]

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Do Pets And Pregnancy Mix?

You don’t have to go to the movies to see horror shows of zoonotic diseases that jump from animals to humans. Just watch the news or read a periodical, and you’ll find plenty to occupy your worst nightmares. These doomsday scenarios are just an everyday reality in a veterinarian’s world. Through our training, we are […]