Anini or Wanini? | Kauai's North Shore

Years ago, Anini Beach Park once boasted a "W" as its first letter, officially reading Wanini. Two theories have circled around for years as to what was the catalyst for the name change. The first theory is that the W in Wanini simply fell off the sign, the county never took action to fix it, and the beach eventually adapted to the name of Anini.

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Haena Master Plan Gets Initial Approval

After 20 long years of discussion, the Board of Land and Natural Resources has passed the initial approval for the Haena Master Plan. Although its environmental impact statement still must get clearance from  Governor Ige, the DLNR director hopes to be able to formally sign off on the plan soon.

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