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Brittany Lyte

Hawaii’s Marijuana Scene Takes Center Stage At Kauai Conference Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Marijuana Scene Takes Center Stage At Kauai Conference

Politicians and industry reps attend the event in Poipu, where visitors wonder why the islands haven’t legalized recreational use.

Brittany Lyte: A Mystery Photo Makes Its Way Back Home — 76 Years Later Takasawa Studio/ courtesy Judi Palumbo

Brittany Lyte: A Mystery Photo Makes Its Way Back Home — 76 Years Later

After the wedding photo was posted on Facebook, a Kauai woman immediately recognized the couple as her grandparents.

Brittany Lyte: How To Be A ‘Morally Conscious’ Tourist Courtesy of travel2change

Brittany Lyte: How To Be A ‘Morally Conscious’ Tourist

A “voluntourism” enterprise pairs tourists with unique experiences that benefit the local communities on three islands.

Brittany Lyte: Therapy Atop Surfboards On Kauai Courtesy of Sharon Pancho

Brittany Lyte: Therapy Atop Surfboards On Kauai

Hundreds of volunteers come together once a month to help people with disabilities catch waves in Hanalei Bay.

Brittany Lyte: Sustainable Food Movement Flourishes On Kauai’s North Shore Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Brittany Lyte: Sustainable Food Movement Flourishes On Kauai’s North Shore

A community garden and incubator lots are just the beginning, say organizers looking to answer “big questions about things like food security.”

Brittany Lyte: The Deadliest Beach On Kauai Might Surprise You Courtesy: Kyle Pearce/Flickr

Brittany Lyte: The Deadliest Beach On Kauai Might Surprise You

A researcher analyzed drownings over 42 years. The beach with the most fatalities isn’t considered the most hazardous.

Brittany Lyte: Even Bird Lovers Glad Night Football Is Returning To Kauai Nathan Eagle/Honolulu Civil Beat

Brittany Lyte: Even Bird Lovers Glad Night Football Is Returning To Kauai

The Friday night high school tradition was put on hold because stadium lights endangered Newell’s shearwater chicks.

Native Hawaiians Want Control Of Troubled Telcom Service Courtesy of Robin Danner

Native Hawaiians Want Control Of Troubled Telcom Service

The coalition worries that service could falter as Sandwich Isles Communications tries to recover from former owner’s fraud case.

Brittany Lyte: These Kauai Schools Opt For Farm-To-Table Lunches Courtesy of Malama Kauai

Brittany Lyte: These Kauai Schools Opt For Farm-To-Table Lunches

Poi and lau-lau, not burgers, are the focus of healthier menus at two charter schools taking part in a $170,000 pilot program.