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Archive: Jun 2013

Pau Hana Friday for June 28

Kauai Sugarloaf White Pineapple. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Kauai Sugarloaf White Pineapple Hole in the Mountain Farm has launched their website, so you can ship a sweet taste of Kauai home. Owner Paul Huber, and his little dog assistant Panda, have planted 500 Kauai Sugarloaf White Pineapple in the last couple of weeks. They…

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June 28, 2013

The Beach House Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Beach House Restaurant in Poipu. Daniel Lane photo Honored as a top performing restaurant as reviewed by travelers on the world’s largest travel site, the Beach House restaurant announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is only given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding…

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June 27, 2013

The Facts Behind the Project for Kauai Community Empowerment

Growing aquaponic lettuce at the Kauai Community College. Daniel Lane photo The Community Empowerment Project will employ methods of community engagement and empowerment that have proven successful in cities across the US and Europe. These methods will engage community organizations and members in taking responsibility for planning and implementing systems of food production and distribution…

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June 23, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for June 21

Lychee were in season on last Friday’s farm tour. Mom went crazy over them! Marta Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai Mom and dad left last Friday, after they went on our day-long culinary tour. It was a long day for my 83-year-old parents, but they enjoyed themselves! Dan and I got back to work on…

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June 21, 2013

Kauai Draft Bill 2491 Relating To Pesticides And Genetically Modified Organisms

Seven members of the Kaua’i County Council that are going to save the mystical island of Kaua’i from experimental chemical destruction. June 26th at 9am Gary Hooser and Tim Bynum will introduce legislation for a moratorium on GMOs, until an EIS (environmental impact statement) has been conducted. This legislation would also ban experimental crops. Kaua’i has over 12,400 acres of GMO crops, that are sprayed with dozens of chemicals almost everyday. Please offer testimony that is informed and respectful of the process and the people who will be voting on this measure. Testimony can be made at please reference the Bill #2491 Please read this full statement from Gary Hooser: Important! Please review Draft Bill 2491 Relating To Pesticides And Genetically Modified Organisms and consider offering testimony in support. This is scheduled for its first reading before the…

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June 20, 2013