Practical counsel for ‘Bb’

Authentic leadership, the focus of the letter “Aa,” relies upon the wisdom revealed through the letter “Bb.” Leadership and wisdom are the parent attributes of the unifying alphabet letters. The letter “Bb” faces the heart. The archetype of this letter

Increase your energy naturally, healthily

Coffee has a new reputation of being healthy, as long as you don’t overdo it. Coffee is chock-full of antioxidants and ergogenic compounds shown to increase exercise performance and give you power and endurance. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Obituaries for Dec. 27, 2015

Obituaries for Dec. 27, 2015 Marciana Malvar Quetula Marciana Malvar Quetula of Lihue passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on December 15, 2015, at the age of 79. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on July 12, 1936

CAK awardees honored

LIHUE — Kauai Nursery and Landscaping and Hawaii Gas shared Member of the Year honors for the Contractors Association of Kauai in 2015. The announcement, which was made during the recent CAK Annual Membership Meeting at the Kauai Marriott Resort

Letters for Dec. 27, 2015

Letters for Dec. 27, 2015 Christmas Day message should be kind, not cruel I was very disappointed to see TGI display a cartoon making fun of our president and his health care plan on Christmas Day. No problem with it

Obama’s birthday on Christmas

KILAUEA — Obama was in town for dinner, but no one shut down the town of Kilauea Friday during the Anaina Hou free community Christmas dinner. “President Barrack Obama went to dinner in Waikiki, Thursday night, and they pretty much

Stabbing victim denied restraining order

LIHUE — The mother of the 18-year-old pregnant woman who was stabbed earlier this month tried to file a protective order for her daughter two years ago against the man who attacked her but the effort was denied. District Court

No charges for death of stabbing victim’s baby

LIHUE — No charges will be filed against Christopher Cruz for the death of Victoria Kanahele’s baby, who died 30 minutes after an emergency cesarean section, according to the county prosecutor. Kanahele was 28 weeks pregnant when she was stabbed

Remembering a legend

HANAMAULU— Domie Orial can still remember the day he saw Elvis Presley in person, walking across the street in Kauai. “I knew who he was, but I thought, ‘Look over there at Skinny Legs,’” said Orial, who lives in Hanamaulu.

Letters for Dec. 26, 2015

• Let common sense prevail in dairy plan Let common sense prevail in dairy plan As a property owner and someone who has been coming yearly to Kauai since the early 1980s, I am very concerned about the proposed dairy (farm).

A Merry Moses Christmas

It’s an 11-year-old Ford Van. There are a few dings. Some scratches. The white paint is a bit faded. The interior shows signs of wear. But to Moses Hamilton, it’s a godsend. “It feels like I’m riding in style,” he

Permits needed for fireworks

LIHUE — Erika Kleinfeld of Ohio is ready for Saturday at the Kukui Grove Center. “We’re going to open at 9:30 a.m.,” Kleinfeld said Thursday at a space located next to the Bread and Deli Connection at the Kukui Grove

‘Creating a better department’

LIHUE — The Kauai Police Department recognized the department’s Officer of the Month at Friday’s Police Commission meeting at the Pi‘ikoi Building. The award was presented by Assistant Chief Roy Asher along with the police commissioners. The Administrative and Technical

Welcoming 2016

POIPU — The Poipu Beach Resort Association will host its annual New Year’s Eve Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 31 and is open to the public. “This is our fifth year. It’s probably been going on for about 15 years, but

Ono, affordable, generous portions

Kauai Resident Randy Iloreta has ordered plate lunches from Times Supermarkets in Lihue for the past four years. His favorite plate lunch is the Friday steak plate with mashed potatoes. “The food is cheap, good and has plenty protein,” Iloreta

Kapaa wins KIF season opener

LIHUE — The Warriors held off a late Red Raider rally to start the season with a road win. Kapaa High School’s varsity boys basketball team defeated Kauai High, 54-45, in the Kauai Interscholastic Federation season opener in Lihue. “It’s

Big win on ‘Price is Right’

LIHUE —Derrick Ching shouted loudly when he saw Drew Carrey announce that his niece had just won her showcase on the hit CBS show “The Price is Right.” And by just $315, no less. “She won,” he remembers saying Wednesday

Happy Camper for Dec. 25, 2015

Merry Christmas, Kauai! Ed Kawamura is already looking past Christmas as Kawamura Farm Enterprises hosted its hammer-making Wednesday — the eve of Christmas Eve. He is getting ready for the annual mochi-making (the traditional way) on Sunday. Gerald Ako (great

Let ‘Magic’ simplify your life

Happy Holidays! You’ve unwrapped all your gifts and you are surrounded by lots of new stuff! Now what? In these wonderfully convenient times we live in it is very easy to accumulate lots of stuff. Face it! We are all

An investment in youth, community

Kauai Island Brewing Co. in Port Allen is planning a day of music, food and liquids to benefit public schools and a nonprofit on Kauai. On Wednesday, Dec. 30, the world’s westernmost brewery will donate proceeds to help the island’s

Westside brightens up Christmas

Arthur Brun said Syngenta Seeds, in addition to having a float, also sponsored the live stream and radio broadcast of the Waimea Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday in Waimea town. Thousands of people lined the streets to view more than

Letters for Dec. 25, 2015

Letters for Dec. 25, 2015 Who is Lester Lopes? I go to Kapaa Burger King 3 to 5 times a week to get a Diet Coke, and one of those times I will treat myself to French Fries and use