In search of a coping mechanism for self-doubt and self-deprecation, both biproducts fueled by his high anxiety, Kaua‘i recording artist Thomas Iannucci chose to chronicle and explore the darker side of his emotions with his third studio offering, “Doubting Thomas.”
LIHU‘E — The holiday season is a time for celebrations and parties with family, friends and co-workers, but large gatherings are the primary cause of COVID-19 clusters.
LIHU‘E — Thanksgiving comes before Christmas, said Melissa McFerrin-Warrack Saturday during the launch of Merry Little Shop & Stroll that included distributions of special swag bags that were booked out within hours of the Thursday announcement on the Kukui Grove Center website.
Happy birthday, Kailani Orner, whose special day was reason to cut hula practice short (Puhi Park Produce is a great place to practice for the Moloa‘a girls, kumu Rhoda Libre said) so the group could visit Orly’s Patisserie for some celebratory souffle.
HONOLULU — Over 82,600 pounds of marine debris and trash were removed during a 16-day cleanup project at Lalo (French Frigate Shoals) within Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.
One of the best-known photographs ever taken in Hawaii is of three young women in the employ of famed photographer Ray Jerome Baker (1880-1972), who took their picture in his Honolulu studio during World War II.
Yes, we are aware of the tremendous support Mary Lardizabal (she’s a Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 168 sponsored by the Immaculate Conception Church) provided son Christian Lardizabal on his path (the mural dedication was only the first step, Mary said) to earning the Eagle Scout award.
Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles:
Congratulations to Fred Cowell, Darla Domingo and all those Kaua‘i Coffee Company ‘ohana (even the customers — the bear cap was pretty awesome — talk about how good the people are) on the launch of the new sampling bar that addresses some of the issues generated by the COVID-19, at the visitor center in Numila.
Anton Cropp (1853-1913), a reserve officer in German Army, arrived in Hawaii in 1880 and within two years succeeded John N. Wright as Koloa Plantation manager.
Whoa! Monday is pretty crowded at the Kukui Grove Center food court, as everyone comes out following the weekend. Bernard Apana was catching up with Tommy Rita (everything is “low key” and “off the record”), and Ms. Apana ducked out because she was too shy.