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Time for slacking

Slack key is one of Hawaii’s greatest musical traditions. The finger-picking guitar style called ki ho’alu literally means “loosen the key.”

Walking to help

About 2,200 people took advantage of clear weather to raise $350,000 for Kauai nonprofits at the 40th annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk hosted by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association.

Lois, this one’s for you

After nearly 30 years directing Kauai Chorale, it’s down to two performances for Lois Ricciardi: tonight and Saturday, both at the Kauai Aqua Beach Resort. These shows are not to be missed, said Wes Cronk, Kauai Chorale president who is also leaving the group after 14 years.

Cruising with aloha

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson immediately put his hands to work when he landed on Kauai last week, helping with flood relief efforts.

Sun-hee and Woo-jin confirm their feelings

Marvel blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War” is seeing huge success in South Korea with nearly 8.5 million tickets sold at box office by Sunday, May 6, after releasing there April 25.

Music-makers matter

Music makes a difference in people’s lives, and so do musicians. This weekend, there were at least two different benefit concerts on Kauai that raised funds for the island’s flood relief and recovery. Musicians like Jack Johnson of Oahu traveled from Oahu, and others traveled from as far as the Caribbean, such as members of legendary reggae band The Wailing Souls, to share their support.