Tara Dalessi — Talk Story

Manic Mermaid Tara Dalessi is a Kauai-raised seamstress, baker, activist and all-around nature lover who has started sewing Waldorf-style dolls. She picked up the technique in Washington. The dolls are made using European sewing techniques and are meant to spark creativity in children.

A Queen’s Bath dilemma

An ocean-access debate rages again in Princeville, with a committee of concerned residents and the Princeville at Hanalei Community Association uniting to find a safe solution for iconic Queen’s Bath.

Hawksbill hatching

A hawksbill turtle hatching has been confirmed on the North Shore’s Wainiha Beach, a rare occurrence that’ll add to the Hawaiian population of the critically endangered species.

Storytelling tonight in Princeville

John Pfender is a Kauai plumber and a poet. Lana Olson is from Long Island and didn’t know she had an accent. Cora Poage spins tales of working low on the totem pole at a Kansas Super 8 Motel.

Spay Pod at Kealia Farm

The Animal Balance Spay Pod has moved and is now sterilizing animals at Kealia Farm with the ability to serve between 30 and 40 cats daily.

More money for kupuna

While the bill package to support kupuna care services that passed through lawmakers on Tuesday is mostly aimed at statewide programs, supporters of the package say it’s going to boost services on Kauai.

Old school produce

Hannah Raposas, Mikey Ladera and the rest of the residents out at Kauai Care Center are gardening again.