Talk Story with Adolf Befurt

It’s the orchids’ smell that make them most enticing, and Adolf Befurt has given these special flowers a home at head-level in the crook of one of the trees in his yard.

Talk Story with Kevin Matsunaga

Kevin Matsunaga, media productions teacher at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, inspires students to follow their dreams.

Talk Story: Sammy Morretino

World champion bodyboarder overcame family losses, his own missteps, and more, to capture title in Portugal.

Talk Story: Chef Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith’s face is known across the island from her work in modeling and in the pagenting world, most recently as Mrs. Kauai International 2016. She’s also invested her energy into education and worked for Hale Opio, teaching health classes.

Talk Story with Bobby Paik

Bobby Paik, a Vietnam War veteran, is still waiting on a commendation. But he plans on attending the 50th Vietnam Commemoration Anniversary presented by the Kauai Veterans Council on Nov. 11 at the Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club from

Talk Story with Sabra Kauka

Celebrated as one of the most influential Na Wahine Alakai (Women Leaders) of Kauai, Sabra Kauka shares her passion for Hawaiian culture by educating keiki and kupuna. The 72-year-old native practitioner serves as kumu of Hawaiian studies and hula at

Talk Story: Mac O’Neill

Sometimes, the most rudimentary tasks are also the most difficult. As instructor Mackenzie O’Neill explained, Olympic-style weightlifting consists of two main lifts. Simple enough, right? But it’s easier said than done. As someone who’s also well-versed in CrossFit, he said

Dennis Dresser, a man of words

Might as well get straight to the point. Dennis Dresser wants to help people read. He’s been doing it for the past 14 years on Kauai as coordinator of the Adult Literacy Program. In that time, he’s helped hundreds of