The Gathering

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.

EXTRA! EXTRA! ‘Newsies’ a hit!

“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.

Rapping down a dream

As Dawna White watched her youngest daughter Arianna doing “amazing, fun things,” she had a thought.

Photography for conservation

East Coast photographer Courtney Mooney is using art to fight climate change, and with proceeds from one series on exhibit at the Center for Healing Arts in Kapaa is supporting research to conserve Hawaiian coral reefs.

Veterans Day Parade returns to Kapaa

The annual Kauai Veterans Day parade, traditionally held on the first Saturday of November and presented by the Kauai Veterans Council, returned to Kapaa town, coordinated by the Kapaa Business Association.

Gwang Jae is shocked; Ms. Ma finds evidence

South Korean singer CL, formerly with girl group 2NE1 under YG Entertainment, has just released a song in the U.S. with The Black Eyed Peas. CL is featured on the track “Dopeness,” where she solo raps in English in parts of the song and has a heavy presence in the music video. “Dopeness” has over 2.5 million views on YouTube.