Tafea, Brown are Kapaa ‘ali‘i’

Mele Tafea reigned as Kapaa High School’s Homecoming Queen, and Robert “Ali‘i” Brown came off the football field to join her as Homecoming King during the school’s homecoming celebration that ruled the halftime during the first Kauai Interscholastic Federation daytime football game of the season at Vidinha Stadium Saturday.

Making her ‘Name’

New music just dropped on the North Shore, and the debut album from singer-songwriter Jordan Flemming touts the sounds of a Kauai summer with hints of pop, inde and folk music.

Red Raider homecoming

“Music Through the Ages” filled the air over the several days when Kauai High School celebrated its 2018 homecoming festivities, including the first-ever parade coordinated by Bryden Ka‘auwai around Kukui Grove Center.

Science and art come together in these pages

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” this newly-released book by Michael Benson, “Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece,” is perhaps one of the most comprehensive and fascinating looks into this transformative milestone in motion pictures.

A taste of Thai

Most people make the mistake of ordering just one, said Arisara Khamsuk, owner of South East Asia (S E A) Kauai, located on the second level of Harbor Mall shopping center. She was referring to hot ‘n cheese, one of the appetizer offerings from the restaurant that opened its doors about two weeks ago behind the Lilikoi Bar and Grill.

Queen for a day

Hui o Laka, the nonprofit that runs Koke‘e Natural History Museum, announced that Sharalyn Kahealani Bucasas will portray Queen Emma at the 30th annual Emalani Festival Kauai, Eo e Emalani i Alakai, on Oct. 13 on the lush expanse of Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Koke‘e State Park.