The Hawaii market develops a taste for meat born, raised and slaughtered in the islands, and these ranchers are happy to serve it up.
The 30-year-old cello is now an important player in Kauai’s fledgling chamber music scene.
For those living beyond Hanalei, it’s tough to get to jobs or shop, but many feel liberated with the tourist mobs gone.
Fixing Kuhio Highway will be costly and complicated, but may provide impetus for a long-term plan limiting daily visitors in the area.
The Garden Island already uses renewable energy sources for 43 percent of its electricity, with more solar and hydropower on the way.
The islands’ cane crop will never return to the production levels of plantation days, but it’s essential for these local businesses.
Construction crews arrive in force and businesses and homeowners clean up, but residents are keeping a wary eye on weather reports.
UPDATED: After the record-setting storm, which dumped 28 inches of rain in 24 hours, “the lay of the land is totally different.”
The storm left Hanalei looking like a “huge lake” and cut off some North Shore communities, prompting Gov. Ige to declare a state of emergency.