Kaua‘i Museum presents local fashion designers

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Museum announced that two Hawai‘i fashion designers are offering their wares at the museum this weekend. Nake‘u Awai, one of the first Native Hawaiian fashion designers, of Nake‘u Awai Designs, will be on the island, along with Colleen Kimura of Tutuvi, at the museum from 2 to 5 p.m. on each day.

Little Pea market returns this weekend

LIHU‘E — Little Pea is returning with her Holiday Market on Saturday and Sunday at the former Pier 1 location in the Kukui Marketplace, close to the Target store, said Peach Alpeche, event organizer.

ERSOY: Why is dieting a never ending story? Part 2

In part one of this series I gave you a little bit of bad news when I explained how dieting is hard and how our body’s reaction is to make sure that we maintain homeostasis, keeping everything with normal conditions and not losing weight.

Hawaii Gov. Ige looks back on coronavirus, tourism shutdown

HONOLULU — As Hawaii’s governor, David Ige faced a volcanic eruption that destroyed 700 homes, protests blocking construction of a cutting-edge multibillion-dollar telescope and a false alert about an incoming ballistic missile. During the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism shut down and Hawaii’s unemployment rate soared to 22.4%.

Lights On Rice returns Friday

Harvey Maeda and the Kaua‘i Classic Cars will be fully decorated on Friday when The Rotary Club of Kaua‘i presents the Lights On Rice holiday parade along Rice Street.

Storytellers in spotlight in Nawiliwili

A volunteer and community-driven event gathering storytellers from all walks of life to share their insights in a talk-story format unfolded on Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Eyes Wide Open Production Theatre in Nawiliwili.

Happy Camper for Sunday, November 27, 2022

“Ho, ho, ho! Who wouldn’t go?” Bill Spitz and the “Friday gang” braved the Black Friday crowd to have their morning session at the Kukui Grove Center food court (they said the action was happening at the Deja Vu Surf Hawai‘i tent). Yes, Sara Miura, Santa did come — scored one of those collectible first customers shirt!

All Ears mediators provide free listening service

LIHU‘E — Sometimes people just want to be heard. Conrad Welti saw the value in listening while serving as a mediator at Kaua‘i Economic Opportunity, which works with people in a variety of interpersonal disputes.

Shop online for the holidays and beyond

KAPA‘A — Coinciding with holiday shopping, and particularly Small Business Saturday shopping, the Kapa‘a Business Association announced the recent launch of its online, local shopping resource, the Shop on Kaua‘i Website, kbakauai.org/shop-on-kauai.

Celebrating small businesses

PUHI — The line of cars patiently waiting for parking at the Grove Farm Market was a testament to the success of small businesses on Saturday during the national Small Business Saturday campaign.