Talk Story with Kathy Kiaha

Every now and then, Kathy Kiaha opens up “Rainbow Cookies” and reads. She reads stories of geckos and shave ice and stars and swimming. They make her smile and she remembers the magic of how that book came together a

Talk Story: Josh Burton

KEKAHA — After Josh Burton settled and started his family on Kauai, he became involved in sports when his kids started playing. When one of his daughters attended a basketball camp on Maui, he was so impressed that he wanted

Christine Martinez

You hear about incidents like this a lot, but you never realize that it can hit so close to home, said former Kauai resident Christine Martinez, who is spending time with her parents, Marcelino and Francisca Martinez of Hanamaulu. What

Talk Story with Jeffrey Callejo Jr.

You won’t be swinging your partner round and round at Jeffrey Callejo Jr.’s Wednesday night country western dances. In fact, you don’t need a partner at all to work out steps to the Cotton-Eyed Joe, or any of the other

Talk Story with Chucky Boy Chock

How much does Chucky Boy Chock enjoy being director of the Kauai Museum? Let him explain: “We were at Kokee Memorial Day weekend, I need to be there to rest. But even as tired as I was, I still couldn’t

Nicole Cowan and Ian Foster

Ian Foster comes from an acting legacy. His father is a retired theater professor. His mother is an actress and director. “It was something I grew up around and was something I really enjoyed doing,” he said. “I was torn

Robin Mazor

PRINCEVILLE — Robin Mazor of Princeville has been a cattle rancher, a beekeeper, an educator, a children’s museum director and a social worker. She’s had many different eras in her life, and throughout all of them she has interwoven her

Talking story with Tess Shimabukuro of KCFCU

The title of president and CEO of Kauai Community Federal Credit Union hasn’t really sunk in for Tess Shimabukuro, who has been with the credit union for over 30 years. For the Kauai High School alumna, it’s business as usual.