Pizza — and much more

Located in Princeville Center, the modern Italian kitchen serves up comfort food of a different sort: handmade pasta, cannellini bean soup and an assortment of salads starring flavorful, organic produce.

Ramen and raw fish restaurant opens in Hanalei

In September, Moffat and his business partner Jondy Malone launched Ama, a modern ramen and raw fish restaurant in Hanalei. The new eatery’s name is the Hawaiian word for the outrigger of a Polynesian canoe.

Fruit, specialty crops worth $7.5M

Reaching into the crown of his durian tree, John Wooten grabs hold of some small branches and delivers a kiss to an elliptic green leaf. Such acts of appreciation are part of a unique caretaking regimen that the sentimental farmer

Meet the monk seals

PRINCEVILLE — A Hawaiian monk seal thrusts its neck and drops its jaw to reveal a cavernous, pink throat and a sturdy mouth of teeth. “Here, they are doing a little bit of flirting,” Charles Littnan narrates. “It looks a

Wheels could mean relief

PRINCEVILLE — Ever since the motorcycle accident that crushed his lumbar spine in 1993, Grover Inks’ legs have been numb. But recently, Inks has been suffering from an excruciating, near-relentless pain in his lower extremities. As he describes, it’s almost

High cost of trash

LIHUE — Like a giant rubbish bin stuffed to the brim, Kauai’s landfill is nearly chock-full. It’s a several hundred million dollar problem with a solution as clear as it is complex: The island’s 81,000 tons of annual waste need

Relocating albatrosses

KEKAHA — Robby Kohley shone a light against the avocado-sized bird egg, illuminating its hidden contents. An embryo inside resembled a large, red spider with legs that stretched in every direction. An air cell at the shell’s apex jiggled. “This

Net Patrol gets international spotlight

LIHUE — Net Patrol, a program of Surfrider Foundation’s Kauai Chapter, was spotlighted at an international conference about marine debris held on Hawaii Island last week. A trio of Surfrider Kauai’s executive members traveled to Hilo for the three-day event,

Camp Faith cleanup a success

LIHUE — Armed with weed wackers, trash bags and bulldozers, more than 40 volunteers gathered Saturday at the abandoned Camp Faith property in Anahola for a cleanup geared at whipping the site into better shape. “It is an eye sore,”

Rain, rain go away

LIHUE — In some parts of the island, the vegetation is recovering from a severe summertime drought. Grasses have started to regrow, but remain short. It’s all evidence of Kauai’s recent resurgence in rainfall, which has begun to even out