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2014 Jazz & Wine Festival

Westin Princeville serves herb-crusted lamb chops with a roasted garlic and tomato chutney, Hamakua mushroom risotto enriched with truffle oil, and a lamb demi-glace. Daniel Lane photo On September 27, The Westin Princeville will host the 5th Annual Jazz & Wine Festival. Tickets are $95 and can purchased through the concierge at 808-827-8808. “In addition…

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August 28, 2014

Kauai Beer Company 8/29 Finally Friday Menu

Customers line up for Kauai Beer Company’s craft beer and delicious food. Daniel Lane photo Every week, the Kauai Beer Company serves their hand crafted beer with food. I usually see chef Joe Fox every Wednesday at the Kapaa farmers market selecting produce for the meal that is only offered during “Finally Friday.” The menu…

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August 27, 2014

Kauai Grill Farm to Table Dinner

Maxime Michaude, chef de cuisine for Kauai Grill, will present a farm to table dinner featuring  Makaweli Meat Company grass-fed beef and produce from North Shore farms. For reservations, call 808-826-9644. Here’s the menu:

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August 25, 2014

No More Romp and Taste

Kai explains the nuances of Kauai-grown pineapple. Daniel Lane photo Over the past two years our food tours have enabled us to meet some amazing people from all over the world. We have watched our guests’ eyes light up as they taste just-picked pineapples, noting that they tasted nothing like the store-bought kind — which…

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August 22, 2014

Makana Terrace Summer Menu

 Recently, Daniel and I got to try the summer menu at Makana Terrace. Nearly 20 new dishes were added to the menu, and these photos are some of the highlights. The view is fabulous as you can see. But on the evening we went, someone released eight large Chinese lanterns as the sun set over Hanalei…

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August 20, 2014

Pau Hana for Friday, August 15

Tasting Kauai Tri-tip sandwich with caramelized onions, fresh salsa, green salad, chili con carne and rice. Daniel Lane Photo In “Original Santa Maria Style BBQ on Kauai,” in The Garden Island, catch up with the owners of Recessions Original Santa Maria Style BBQ, featuring a name that “is a nod toward the economic downturn and…

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August 15, 2014

September is National Honey Month

Kauai honey bees getting drunk on honey. Daniel Lane photo September is National Honey Month, so it’s the perfect time to celebrate one of nature’s simplest pleasures. It’s hard to imagine anything more pure and natural than one-ingredient honey. Produced by bees from the nectar of plants and flowers, honey essentially flows from hive to…

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August 12, 2014

Roots of Kauai’s Future Environmental Leaders

Roots of Kauai Class of 2014; From left to right, back to front: Nicolle Jones, Carey Tinsley, Shleby Wilson, Elijah Kiefer, James Zakour, Megan Fox (Instructor), Pedro Rubio, Kalea Sotelo, Nadia Kaley, Amber Pigao, Stormy Soza, Shawna Blackford, and Jessica Kaui Fu. (not shown, Kanoa Nabeshima-Costa). Malama Kauai photo Malama Kauai piloted their free Roots…

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August 11, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for August 8

Tasting Kauai Scott Kessinger, Dave Power and Adam Watten in front of the bar at The Feral Pig. Daniel Lane Photo The Feral Pig celebrates their three year anniversary with a special farm-to-table dinner after their Hawaiian-style pub food gets a fine dining touch in “Freshening up the The Feral Pig,” in The Garden Island….

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August 8, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for August 1

Tasting Kauai Sparrow Fontura’ says children are some of Powerhouse Creamery’s biggest fans. Daniel Lane Photo Baby it’s hot outside, but we like to put the freeze on summertime heat with frozen desserts made by Powerhouse Creamery today in “Powerhouse Creamery puts a chill on hot, steamy days” in The Garden Island. In last week’s…

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August 1, 2014

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