HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Thursday said he would extend the state’s 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers arriving in the state beyond June 30. The state mandated the quarantine beginning on March 26 to control the spread of the coronavirus. The governor told a joint online press conference held with the state’s four...
Hawaii has a rich history of cowboy culture, played to the tune of a slack key guitar. No one embodies this culture more than Leabert Lindsey, a fifth-generation Hawaiian cowboy, or “paniolo.” Dating back to the arrival of Spanish cowboys in the 1800s, the soothing, sweet sounds of a slack-key guitar embody the heritage and everyday life of Hawaii’s hardworking herdsmen. For Leabert, there’s nothing better than playing his favorite tunes after a long day’s work. Today, he’s one of the few master players helping to keep this traditional music alive.
With two barren peaks that rise only about 170 feet above sea level, the now extinct Pūhāhonu volcano in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands doesn't look like much. This is especially true since in the same archipelago, Mauna Loa towers over every other volcano at 30,000 feet.
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