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‘Magnum P.I.’ to screen with ‘Hawaii Five-0’ at Sunset on the Beach

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Stars from CBS shows “Hawaii Five-0” and “Magnum P.I.” will be in attendance in Waikiki for a special double-feature Sunset on the Beach screening on Sept. 14. Read More

Great Waikiki Beer Fest provides comprehensive lineup

Sure, hanging out at a bar or visiting a new brewery is fun, but there’s something special about attending a beer festival — especially in Hawaii during the summer. Read More
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7 drinks to order this summer on Oahu

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While the seasons may not change much in Hawaii, the summertime months usually bring updates to bar menus around the islands as establishments refresh their offerings for customers. Sip your way through summer with this lineup of seven drinks available now on Oahu. Read More

At first blush Whole Foods at Ward has plenty to offer

Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting older, but I was pretty excited at first when I heard the new Whole Foods Market Queen planned to open with not one, but two bars on separate levels at Ward Village. Read More
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Craft cocktails reflect ‘roots’ theme at Le Radici

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It’s not often that you can tell your friends to meet you at a car dealership for drinks. Now that Le Radici is open on the second floor of Velocity Honolulu, you can. Read More
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Waipahu-based Rascals join NBC’s ‘World of Dance’

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A Waipahu-based hip-hop dance crew with ties to one of Oahu’s largest studios is ready to compete for $1 million in the new season of “World of Dance,” premiering Tuesday on NBC. Read More

Golf course bars offer cocktails with a view

You don’t have to be a golfer — or even dress like one — to enjoy a cold drink near the links on Oahu. Read More

Pop-up store spotlights 4 Oahu-based designers

When local entrepreneurs Jana and Misha Lam, Allison Izu Song and Summer Shiigi opened the doors to their pop-up retail store at the Ala Moana Hotel last month, they didn’t know what kind of customers to expect. Read More

Kailua’s CJ Covington wins $50K on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Kailua resident CJ Covington will never look at a brownie the same way after recently winning more than $50,000 on “Wheel of Fortune.” Read More

Special guests help Marcelo Pacleb open Kapolei dance studio

After 15 years at Windward Mall, longtime choreographer and dance instructor Marcelo Pacleb will open a new studio in Kapolei this month. Read More

New Puck’s Alley sports bar a study in UH spirit

After sitting vacant for nearly a year, the bar formerly known as Tropics Tap House has reopened at Puck’s Alley as Study Hall Sports Bar & Grill. Read More

Positive attitude makes Helen Yano pride of senior community

If the sun is shining outside Helen Yano’s apartment in Kapolei, it’s a good bet you won’t find the retired teacher sitting around indoors. Read More

Indie film ‘Waikiki’ seeks crowdfunding boost

Native Hawaiian filmmaker Chris Kahunahana is turning to crowdfunding site Kickstarter to raise more than $30,000 to complete post-production on his latest project. Read More

Willie K returns to Oahu for first time since cancer diagnosis

Maui-based entertainer Willie Kahaiali‘i will return to Oahu next week for his first performance since being diagnosed with lung cancer in February. Read More

Hawaii brewers find strength in numbers

Maui Brewing Co. founder Garrett Marrero is one of the more active Hawaii brewmasters on social media. His Facebook and Instagram feeds are filled with adventures inbeer making, a lot of shoes (he’s a kicks guy, too) and travel photos — plus a few cute dog shots for good measure. Read More

5 Movies We Love

In honor of the 90th Academy Awards, we reached out to local film and television industry professionals to ask them to pick their favorite movies of 2017 — Oscar-nominated or not. Read More

GoFundMe launched in support of Willie K’s cancer battle

The family of Maui musician Willie Kahaiali‘i — known to legions of fans as Uncle Willie K — has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser online to help provide relief for mounting medical bills. Read More

Hawai‘i Public Radio announces programming changes

Hawai‘i Public Radio has dropped the syndicated “Live From Here With Chris Thile” show from its Saturday evening programming less than three months after allegations of workplace misconduct against former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor prompted a name change for the weekly broadcast. Read More

Hawai‘i Public Radio pulls plug on ‘Prairie Home’ replacement

Hawai‘i Public Radio is ending local syndication of “Live from Here with Chris Thile” at the end of February, less than three months after allegations of workplace misconduct against former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor prompted a name change for the weekly broadcast. Read More

Celebrity planner Tutera shares expertise at Wedding Week Hawaii

The Star-Advertiser spoke with David Tutera, star of WE TV’s “My Fair Wedding” and “David Tutera’s CELEBrations,” in advance of his appearance in Honolulu for Wedding Week Hawaii. Read More

Paisley Meadery opens N. King St. storefront

Oahu’s craft alcohol industry continues to develop at a steady pace, with breweries and distilleries both in operation islandwide. Now that Brian Paisley has set up shop on North King Street in Chinatown, we can add a meadery to the list as well. Read More