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Traveling exhibit brings animation magic to Bishop Museum

Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 6:14 pm
“Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels” features 19 interactive components that explore animation, from early hand-drawn works to the latest computer-generated imagery used in such Hollywood blockbusters as Disney’s “Moana.” Read More

Tropics re-brands, reopens in Kakaako

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 4:39 pm
After four years at Puck’s Alley, Tropics Tap House reopens this week on Queen Street with a new name and updated concept. Read More

New ‘Five-0’ star Rath relishes opportunity to work, play in Hawaii

Updated on  October 7, 2017 at 6:05 pm
Meaghan Rath was introduced in the Sept. 29 season premiere as Tani Rey, a star recruit who was kicked out of the police academy for punching someone in the face and cheating on her final exam. Read More

5 Things We Love: Oh Baby! Expo

Updated on  October 5, 2017 at 11:24 am
Dad and staff writer Jason Genegabus has compiled a shortlist of stuff to check out at the 14th annual Oh Baby! Family, Toy & Game and Party Expo on Oct. 7 and 8 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Read More

Holiday trinket made for a queen

Updated on  October 3, 2017 at 12:17 am
It’s never too early to start thinking about the holidays, so pick up something new to hang on your tree in honor of Queen Lili‘uokalani. Read More

Southern Comfort tweaks recipe to include whiskey

In July, Sazerac introduced a new, 80-proof version of Southern Comfort with updated packaging — and most important, a new recipe that included actual whiskey. Read More
Updated on  September 27, 2017 at 11:21 pm

Former MMA fighter Inoue returns from Japan to sell jewelry

Ever since his retirement from fighting in 2011, Enson Inoue has transformed into a successful jewelry designer. He’s back home from Japan to share his Destiny Forever line with fans in Waikiki through Oct. 1. Read More

New wines debut at R. Field in Foodland Farms

Updated on  September 19, 2017 at 4:55 pm
Lots of people were excited to hear about all the new food at Foodland Farms in Ala Moana Center, but Marvin Chang had also been working on revamping the wine list at The Bar at R. Field Wine Co. Read More

Still no date for ‘Five-0’ return to Sunset on the Beach

Updated on  September 19, 2017 at 9:35 am
“Hawaii Five-0” fans from around the world continue to wait for CBS to announce whether or not the show will host a Sunset on the Beach screening in Waikiki this year. Read More

Iolani Palace finds right light to let artifacts shine

Updated on  September 17, 2017 at 4:13 pm
The organization that cares for Iolani Palace recently completed a significant modernization of the building’s lighting, replacing 1,000 outdated incandescent bulbs with energy-efficient light-emitting diode lights that produce brighter light at a lower cost. Read More

Distillery crafts tropical spirits in Kalihi

Updated on  September 14, 2017 at 3:21 pm
Kapalama Shopping Center doesn’t seem like the place to find Oahu’s newest distillery, but that’s where you’ll find Royal Hawaii Spirits. Read More

Kids invited to vie for conch shell title

Updated on  September 9, 2017 at 5:55 pm
Keiki can show off their conch-shell-blowing skills in a new contest being held in conjunction with the 2017 Aloha Festivals. Read More

Hawaii-raised B-boy exits ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

Updated on  September 6, 2017 at 3:58 pm
Kalihi-raised breakdancer Mark Villaver ended his run on “So You Think You Can Dance” on Sept. 4. Read More

Kapolei Commons triples fun with cocktail options

Updated on  August 29, 2017 at 9:41 pm
Leeward Oahu residents are pretty lucky to have a solid trifecta of drinking options available at Kapolei Commons. Read More

Pro surfer Cazimero adds entrepreneur to resume

Updated on  August 28, 2017 at 12:42 am
For professional surfer Kekoa Cazimero, creating his own lifestyle clothing brand is a chance to spread his wings — and the aloha. Read More

‘Lost’ alum Cusick joins Ohina judging panel

Updated on  August 26, 2017 at 6:34 pm
The Ohina Short Film Showcase returns with events on three islands throughout September — and a little extra boost of star power, thanks to new judge Henry Ian Cusick. Read More

Oahu has starring role in ‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ on ABC

Updated on  August 30, 2017 at 4:56 pm
Oahu will concurrently serve as the backdrop for a second major network television series when “Marvel’s Inhumans” makes its debut on ABC. Read More

Venture to Kailua for latest in local craft beer

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:49 pm
As Oahu’s craft beer scene continues to mature, some of the more exciting developments are happening outside metro Honolulu. Read More

Consolidated offers ‘Mahalo Days’ discounts

Updated on  August 4, 2017 at 11:44 pm
Consolidated Theatres is sending summer out on a high note with “Mahalo Days” at all of its locations on Oahu in celebration of the company’s 100th anniversary. Read More