The number of homeless counted annually in Hawaii has climbed 18 percent since 2010 while the national tally has dropped steadily, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Out at the Hoakalei Country Club in Ewa Beach, near the 18-hole golf course's clubhouse, may be something that definitely doesn't belong: the hastily buried remains of a Japanese aircrew whose dive bomber went down Dec. 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Last month I wrote about Francis H. I'i Brown, Hawaii's greatest golfer. Teddi Hussey wrote in to say she was related to Francis' longtime girlfriend, Winona Nancy Love, who was a well-regarded hula dancer.
An Oct. 15 Washington Place reception served as a preview for Amy Hanaiali'i and Willie K's appearance as guests of the Hawaii Pops, as the organization kicks off its new season. "This (album) is the first major project we've done in a while," Hanaiali'i said. "We hadn't worked together in 10 years."
Scaring people and then making them laugh may not be the classic model for a horror movie, but don't bother telling Aiea writer Courtney Takabayashi and her friends. They had so much fun making their first video, "March On," that they want to make another one.
Waialae Country Club celebrated the end of an era and the continuation of a rare feat last week when Allan Lum retired as general manager after 36 years. Lum is only the second GM at the club, made more remarkable when you ponder all the demands of the job.
In an interview that ranged between the manner of his firing as head men's basketball coach to the current ineligibility of Fotu, Arnold was at his most emotional speaking of what the Rainbow Warriors might have been under his leadership in the upcoming season.
The Star-Advertiser's Stephen Tsai talks about the keys to the Rainbow Warriors' game against Utah State on Saturday at Aloha Stadium.