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Finding therapy in Kauai’s music

The sounds of Kauai are like music, including the enchanting songs of white-rumped shama birds and the rustling of palm fronds in the tradewinds. But another collection of noises has dominated parts of the island impacted by recent floods.

Bubba’s: Burgers, yes, and much more

Since we recently moved to Kapaa, the go-to place has become Bubba Burgers. It’s ironic, really, because I was never that big of a fan before. But now that we live nearby, and we’ve tried it several times, I love it.

Kauaians nominated for Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

The 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Award nominees have been announced, and some Kauai musicians are excited to be recognized by the organization hosting what are sometimes called Hawaii’s equivalent of the Grammy Awards.

Sold-out bowling for Charity Walk

Enterprise Rent-A-Car got a break Saturday when the Koloa Landing crew was not able to make the annual Charity Walk Bowling event. Instead of having empty lanes, Enterprise Rent-A-Car sent a crew of bowlers to fill in at the sold-out event that adds funds to the Visitor Industry Charity Walk presented by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, Kauai Chapter on May 12 at a new gathering place — the North Vidinha soccer fields.

Let music open your mind

As a journalist and music aficionado, I’ve been fortunate to have had unique opportunities to interview many professional musicians and local performers, from international rock ‘n’ roll hall of famers to talented middle-school band directors.

Garden Fair, Scouts share soggy space

Hundreds of people braved the showers that blanketed Kauai Saturday during the annual Garden Fair hosted by the Kauai County Farm Bureau and the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.

This memoir is a real learning experience

Aloha readers! It has been a little while since we reviewed a biography and we know there are readers out there who especially love biographies! If you loved “The Glass Castle,” then you will love this book as well!