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Customers Can Get Free McCafe® Coffee at McDonald’s® During Breakfast Hours From Sept. 16 to 29

Customers Can Get Free McCafe® Coffee at McDonald’s® During Breakfast Hours From Sept. 16 to 29

HONOLULU – McDonald’s® Restaurants of Hawaii is planning a second round of coffee sampling from September 16 to 29 where customers can get a free small hot cup of McCafe® coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants, no purchase necessary. In Hawaii only, the coffee is a unique Royal Kona Blend that now comes in a richer and bolder flavor. It is freshly roasted in Hawaii and supplied to McDonald’s by Hawaii Coffee Company.

“McDonald’s of Hawaii has been serving our Royal Kona Blend brand since its first restaurant opened in Aina Haina in 1968,” said Jim Lenhart, Hawaii Coffee Company vice president of sales and service. “We’re proud of our more than 40-year partnership and have enjoyed working with McDonald’s of Hawaii to develop quality local products for McDonald’s customers.”

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The Best Mexican food on Kauai, made famous by Kauaians!
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The Farsyde of the World
The Shrimp Station Restaurant In beautiful Waimea, on the island of Kauai

Student Artists Receive Mayoral Awards/Returns from Japan's World Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

Student Artists Receive Mayoral Awards/Returns from Japan's World Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

HONOLULUToyotaHawaii.com – The last week of August this year, Toyota Hawaii flew 13-year-old Teah Laupapa, from Kapolei, and 12-year-old Emma Thain, from Koloa, Kauai, to Japan for an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the World Dream Car Art Contest. The two girls, along with each set of parents, toured the city of Nagoya, visited a Buddhist temple, and painted a lantern. Laupapa recalls, “I liked the fact that I got to bond with my parents through the experience and that we were able to learn so much about the Japanese culture. Both Laupapa and Thain received an award of “Best Finalist” for their respective creations at the World Art Contest in Japan. (All winners’ artwork can be seen “here.”)

Local Hawaii Artist Donates a Portion of Proceeds of iPhone Covers to HUGS

HONOLULU – Heather Brown, a local Hawaii artist, has added local non-profit HUGS (Help, Understanding and Group Support) to her list of non-profits she supports through her iPhone cover sales. Earlier this month Brown launched two new iPhone cases featuring her signature artwork in which she will donate 15 percent of the proceeds to HUGS.  HUGS provides support for the entire family, whose child has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness.

 

 “I chose HUGS because I believe in their mission statement, have had the pleasure of meeting some of the people that work with HUGS and I love to support great causes at home in Hawai'i,” Brown said about choosing HUGS as one of her non-profit beneficiaries. 

 

Local Businesses Jump On Board to Support We Get ‘Em! Campaign

Local Businesses Jump On Board to Support We Get ‘Em! Campaign

Community momentum for the We Get ‘Em! campaign continues to grow, with local businesses pledging support for the program.  Businesses include: Murphy’s Bar and Grill, Hukilau Honolulu, Honolulu Burger Co., JJ Dolans and Pagoda Floating Restaurant.  Each business has pledged $1 for each of the following items purchased now through the end of October: glass of Kona Lager at Murphy’s, the daily special at Hukilau Honolulu, any combo meal at Honolulu Burger Co., any pizza at JJ Dolans and the buffet at Pagoda Floating Restaurant.    

“Most college sports programs face financial challenges,” said Don Murphy, owner of Murphy’s Bar & Grill and campaign co-lead. “UH sports have positively impacted all of us and we just want to do our part to help keep it alive in our community.”

Community Sponsors

The Best Mexican food on Kauai, made famous by Kauaians!
Are you interested in promoting your business to local customers?
Servicing Kauai for over 30 years!
The Farsyde of the World
The Shrimp Station Restaurant In beautiful Waimea, on the island of Kauai
Over 7000 items in to choose from and acclaimed as best service and pricing on Maui .

The Grove Center Events

The Grove Center Events

MONDAY MARKET, 3pm, Kmart Parking Lot – Garden Side

Fruits, vegetables, flowers and Kauai-made treats by local vendors and businesses. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon every Monday starting at 3pm in the Kmart parking lot. There’s yummy shave ice, fresh bread, local grown produce and more.

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to Hold Siren Testing on Kauai

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to Hold Siren Testing on Kauai

By: Taylor Preza

Kauai residents may receive some extra noise in the neighborhood for the next couple of days as the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly known as State Civil Defense, will be conducting siren testings on Kauai from Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 to Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.

ALTRES Medical Announces Statewide Need for Nurses for Flu Season

ALTRES Medical Announces Statewide Need for Nurses for Flu Season

Flu season is just around the corner and ALTRES Medical, Hawaii’s leader in supplemental nursing services, is seeking more than 300 registered nurses (RNs), nursing assistants (NAs) and medical assistants (MAs) to administer flu shots to Hawaii students and assist at school flu clinics statewide. 

For the last four years, ALTRES Medical has been chosen to manage the statewide flu clinics for the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH).

The “Stop Flu at School” influenza vaccination clinics will be held on public school and private school campuses on all islands.

“The ‘Stop Flu at School’ clinics are a wonderful opportunity for nurses of all levels of experience to serve their local communities,” said Jenies Thomas, manager of ALTRES Medical. “Nurses can choose to stay in the neighborhoods they live in, work nearby, or they can request to be assigned to communities with the greatest need.”