Another round of partial freeway closures is slated to begin next week — this time for construction of the rail guideway overpass.
Former banker Roy Amemiya Jr., once praised by politicians and civil servants for helping maintain the integrity of city government, is back at Honolulu Hale, this time as Mayor Kirk Caldwell's second-in-command.
Removal of a filthy water feature at Chinatown's Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park should be completed by the end of November, giving hope to residents that the work will eliminate an unhealthy and unsafe haven in the neighborhood and draw more people to the Hawaii Theatre next door.
Three more condominium towers could start to rise along Ala Moana Boulevard in Kakaako next year following development permit approvals granted by a state agency Tuesday.
The cloud-soft pitas served at the 2-year-old Shaloha restaurant in Kaimuki have proved so popular that co-owners Sagi Asiskovich and Mor Elkeslassy have formed a new company, with additional partner Ziv Memran, to expand the bakery operation's capacity and its wholesale reach.
For Pamela Boyar and Annie Suite, food represents health and community — and the building blocks for a healthy community. And for eight years they've made a career for themselves in Hawaii based on this philosophy.
Tonga Takai wanted to play football at Montana, but had to turn the Grizzlies down. "They didn't have any scholarships and wanted me to walk on, but I had to tell them I couldn't," Takai said. "I couldn't afford it."