In Dean Sabado’s letter of Oct. 25 (“Why we should study Hawaiian history”), the description of the Native Hawaiian population 125 years ago needs correction. Hawaiians were not “hunter-gatherers,” which refers to subsistence lifestyles of people many thousands of years earlier (who did not live in Hawaii) who survived by finding edible plants and some hunting.
• Mayor must make Kauai safe again • Rapozo will do a better job • Choose next mayor wisely • Move forward together • Meet Derek and Mel • Do you really know who you’re voting for? • Mayor needed who will help everyone • Step up, solve problems • Many problems to solve • Family shouldn’t influence your vote • Candidates have differnces, similarities • Mel cares for the whole island
As soon as Bob Schleck arrived on Kauai in 1969, he embraced the island, its history and culture, and he made preservation of these elements his lifelong passion and profession. Over his lifetime, Bob has been instrumental in preserving buildings, landscapes and significant tangible aspects of the multifaceted, multigenerational culture of Kauai.