Leadership Kaua‘i shifts focus with help from grant
By Jason Blasco The Garden Island | Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 12:05 a.m.
LIHU‘E — The workforce is continuously evolving, and with COVID-19 there’s an additional emphasis being placed on developing leadership skills.
Char Ravelo, executive director of Leadership Kaua‘i, knows that with all of the unknowns related to the changing work climate, it is imperative to be more prepared than ever to enter the workforce... READ MORE
No Secret Santa for Leadership Kauai class
By Dennis Fujimoto The Garden Island | Saturday, December 22, 2018, 12:05 a.m.
PUHI — “We decided that we don’t want to do Secret Santa, or gifts for each other,” said Stacy Waikoloa, a member of the Leadership Kauai class. “Instead, we pooled the money we would have spent on gifts for each other and bought food to donate to a food bank.”...READ MORE
‘The past, present and future – all at the same time’
By Dennis Fujimoto — The Garden Island | Monday, September 12, 2016, 2 a.m.
Elvrine Chow said being at Kalapaki Beach Sunday was different than being there for other events.
“This is now,” Chow said. “It is happening now. The other events — like the unveiling of the Niumalu Canoe hale mural, or the Kokee meadow — are about things that already happened. Today, we are part of what is happening now.”
Chow was among the hundreds of people who gathered along the walk for the Hanau‘ia ‘O Namahoe, or the birth of Kauai’s voyaging canoe coordinated by Leadership Kauai...READ MORE
Women empowering women
By Stephanie Shinno The Garden Island | Monday, March 22, 2021, 12:05 a.m.
LIHU‘E — “A Woman’s Journey in 2021 — This Path Belongs to You” was the theme of a virtual symposium Thursday.
The Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Leadership Kauai and LEI of Kaua‘i’s (Lady Entrepreneurs + Innovators, leiofkauai.com) presented the symposium...READ MORE
The business of climate change
By Jessica Else The Garden Island | Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 12:05 a.m.
LIHUE — The sea level is predicted to rise at least 3.2 feet by the end of the century, and it’s already impacting coastal areas in Hawaii, as the ground beneath highways and shoreline buildings starts to erode... READ MORE
COCO ZICKOS on May 15, 2018 | Kaua'i Midweek
He wa‘a he moku, he moku he wa‘a. The canoe is an island, an island is a canoe.
That’s the message Kanana Kuhaulua hopes to incite at the inaugural “Voyaging with Leadership Kaua‘i” program that launches Friday (May 18). In fact, it’s the same mentality Kuhaulua applies to her life...READ MORE
‘Leadership Kauai’ leads, inspires in many ways
By Annaleah Atkinson - In Your Corner | Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 12:15 a.m.
I think that we all can pretty much agree that any organization is as good as its membership and that the membership counts on the integrity, strategy, humanity, intelligence, trustworthiness and compassion of its leadership. While a person may be born with the intelligence and willingness to lead, there are many other skills that are also important to deserve the trust, love and respect of one’s followers... READ MORE
Learning leadership Rotarian style
By The Garden Island | Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 1:15 a.m.
Forty-two Kauai high school students enjoyed a weekend at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp at CCC Camp in Kokee. The annual event is sponsored by the five Rotary clubs on Kauai.
“RYLA is a great opportunity for students to get to know one another, learn about teamwork and leadership in fun ways,” said RYLA Chair Dick Olsen. “And, thanks to Rotary scholarships, the weekend is free for participants.”... READ MORE