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Stopping rapid ohia death

In a University of Hawaii laboratory, scientists are researching the newly identified fungus that’s causing rapid ohia death (ROD) in the endemic trees on Kauai and Hawaii Island.

Remembering Kauai’s prince

Warren Perry, after symbolically turning over the responsibility of emcee at the Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole commemorative service to his son Kimo Perry, could not resist the opportunity for a verbal fencing match with Tom Shigemoto, an A&B Hawaii vice president.

Good reason to ‘Gather’

When Phil Fudge arrived late for the grand re-opening celebration of Gather Federal Credit Union’s Kapaa office on Saturday morning, he received a standing ovation.

Warrior wahine clinch 1st round

KAPAA — Kapaa High School’s varsity softball team won the first round of the Kauai Interscholastic Federation season. Kapaa (6-0 KIF) won both games of Saturday’s doubleheader against Waimea High School at home.

Talk Story: Adam Asquith

Adam Asquith stands knee deep in water with his taro plants. He takes his time, looking for one worthy of Prince Kuhio Day for one of his customers. He holds a knife in his mouth to free his hands as he pulls the sacred plant from the murky waters.

Happy Camper for Friday, March 22, 2019

Congratulations to Puhi’s Punana Leo O Kauai Hawaiian-immersion preschool staff, parents and keiki on the completion (notpau, yet — got more coming) of the John “Prime” Hina mural that graces the walls of its main buildings!

Work day honors former hui director

The forests of Hawaii lost a great friend and protector, Marsha Erickson, former executive director of Hui o Laka, who died Nov. 12, 2018.