Vietnam and South Korea are enjoying cultural, financial and social prosperity in recent years. There have been over 5,000 South Korean companies investing and opening offices in Vietnam. South Koreans are learning Vietnamese and Vietnamese are now flocking to South Korea to learn Korean.
“Above the fold.” That is a line in the Hawaii Children’s Theatre musical production of “Newsies.” It’s a scene where some of the newsboys are talking about a competing newspaper’s coverage of their strike against the New York “World” for an increase in their purchase price of papers.
The Kauai Old Time Gathering, sponsored by Hale Puna and Kokee Lodge, is today through Sunday in Kokee State Park. The gathering is a celebration of the traditional musics of North America and the Hawaiian Islands and an opportunity for fans and musicians to learn how to perform different styles on a variety of instruments in workshops, classes and jams.
Crickets? Chef Esteban Alicea of Merriman’s Fish House had experience with the insect protein. Chef Fetulele “Fetu” Taala of The Dolphin Restaurant & Fish Market did not during the “Market to Menu” event that launched the 2018 Poipu Food & Wine Festival at the Kauai Culinary Market at The Shops At Kukuiula.
You hear this word daily in Hawaii, even around the world. It is universal. People say it coming and going. They say it at the grocery store. They say it when they’re hanging up the phone. They say when greeting others. They say the island is filled with it.