Hula for Health

LIHUE — A new study out of the University of Hawaii is showing what hula can do for hypertension.

Watershed Monitoring Project gives students stewardship roles

A team of students and teachers from Waimea High School convened Friday at Kiki A Ola Bridge in Waimea Valley. As the morning sun broke over the ridges of Waimea Canyon, math and physics teacher, Daniel Shyles, welcomed the group to the first field trip of the Waimea Watershed Monitoring Project.

County hires Mel Rapozo

LIHUE — Former county councilmember Mel Rapozo has been hired as an investigator for the Kauai County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, according to a county spokesperson.

State issues measles alert

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Health is advising travelers to be on alert for measles as international outbreaks around the Pacific and elsewhere continue to increase.

How to live to be 100

Is is possible for all of us to live to be 100 years old? Do centenarians have a secret, and if so what is it? It’s not just about living to be 100 though — if you want to live 100 years, or even beyond, then you want to be living as independently as possible with a fully functional and healthy body and mind.

‘Operation Shoebox’ a success

LIHUE — With just minutes to the 6 p.m. deadline Monday, Barbara Castillo arrived at Breath of Life church with an SUV stocked with shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

Remembering Ryder, Tyler and Max

ANAHOLA — Kala’e Rapozo has spent a total five hours on the side of the road since Saturday afternoon, returning time and time again to a memorial that’s been growing along Kuhio Highway in front of the Whalers General Store.

Tips for Thanksgiving

One more year is almost gone, and we’re about to enter holiday season again — which means that we need to be a little more careful not to gain more than a few pounds! Especially now at Thanksgiving, with lots of delicious food and of course the leftovers too…