NoKa Fair: Recycled shipping container mall built with a Hawaiian flair selling local Kauai crafts and products

Shipping containers for use as shopping centres are no new feat – there’s the originals such as London’s Boxpark, and then there’s Bangkok’s Artbox, Seoul’s Common Ground and Mexico’s Container City to name but a few. And now the sustainable use of shipping containers as shopping malls has extended to Hawaii. NoKa Fair, located in Kauai’s North Kapaa, opened its doors last year selling local … Continue reading NoKa Fair: Recycled shipping container mall built with a Hawaiian flair selling local Kauai crafts and products

Limahuli Garden and Preserve: Protecting Hawaii’s ancient plants

Plant life exists everywhere – from gardens, rolling hills, in between pavement slabs in cities, to the more remote places in the world. In the Hawaiian island of Kauai, for the past 1,500 years, Limahuli Valley has been a green haven, a wilderness preserved to exist just as the native Hawaiians experienced it. Limahuli Garden and Preserve is located on the north shore of the … Continue reading Limahuli Garden and Preserve: Protecting Hawaii’s ancient plants