Some 3,500 residents living with disabilities rely on well-maintained Handi-Vans to get around Oahu every day, but a spate of challenges to the city’s bid requests for new vehicles has prevented the replacement of dilapidated vans for more than two years.
Na Hoa — the staunchly traditionalist Hawaiian trio of Ikaika Blackburn, Halehaku Seabury and Keoni Souza — was the big winner at Saturday night’s 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.
Eighty-five-year old Rose Ching catches the bus 12 miles a day from Kaneohe to work at Dave's Ice Cream/Espresso & Creme, which will be closing this month in Sears at Ala Moana Center.
No treadmill. No dumbbells. No resistance bands. When Gail Takeuchi exercises, she uses fans, wooden sticks and cotton towels with colorful designs. Takeuchi, 62, is one of the six leaders of the Bondancercise class.
Brianna Acosta has learned from experience that life as a beauty queen isn't all tiaras and rose bouquets. She's had to develop a thick skin to take some of the abuse that comes with being judged by your looks.
“And, next, we’ll go see the, uh … ,” athletic director Ben Jay told members of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents in January, struggling to keep all the campus sports facility names in order.
Long gone are the days when college coaches were permitted to attend high school football combines, but that hasn’t diminished the wow factor locally.
It's been a little more than seven years since Kevin Barnes and his flamboyant musical project Of Montreal first performed in Honolulu, when he and his band did two nights at a now-defunct Chinatown venue. Story »