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COURTESY KEOKI SAGUIBO
                                Tandem duos have fun at last year’s T&C Surf Grom Contest’s FreeSurf Expression Session at Queen’s Surf in Waikiki.

New grom gang needs to learn respect

COURTESY KEOKI SAGUIBO
                                Tandem duos have fun at last year’s T&C Surf Grom Contest’s FreeSurf Expression Session at Queen’s Surf in Waikiki.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm
It’s springtime, which brings a population explosion in South Shore lineups on Oahu. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2013
                                Visitors in Waikiki use sunblock to avoid sunburn on a hot summer day in Honolulu.

When in the sun, covering up trumps exposure

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2013
                                Visitors in Waikiki use sunblock to avoid sunburn on a hot summer day in Honolulu.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 5:17 pm
I see old photos of myself looking fit and radiant with a rich, coppery glaze, and look down at my pale legs and wonder if a short session in the sun would return my skin to a healthy glow. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Meghan Prout, right, works her arms during a mixed-level barre class at The Bar Method studio in Moiliili.

Bar Method workouts inspired by ballet

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Meghan Prout, right, works her arms during a mixed-level barre class at The Bar Method studio in Moiliili.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm
No ballet slippers, tutus or fancy footwork are required — and no dance experience, either — at The Bar Method studio in Moiliili. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Donna Lynn Rodriguez owns and operates 808-Errands, an errand-running business in Honolulu. Last month she picked up produce at Hawaiian Air Cargo to deliver to a restaurant.

Busy residents turn to businesses to help with chores

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Donna Lynn Rodriguez owns and operates 808-Errands, an errand-running business in Honolulu. Last month she picked up produce at Hawaiian Air Cargo to deliver to a restaurant.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 8:01 pm
As more Oahu residents realize that their time is more valuable than money, businesses are springing up to offer solutions for everything from grocery shopping and general errands to laundry and meal delivery. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Leesha Sandstrom checked for signs of melanoma and other skin cancers while styling Adam Mitchell’s hair at 18|8 Fine Men’s Salon in Kakaako. The salon has adopted the Eyes on Cancer program, which trains stylists and barbers to recognize early signs of skin cancer and melanoma.

Kakaako salon offers cancer checks with haircuts

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Leesha Sandstrom checked for signs of melanoma and other skin cancers while styling Adam Mitchell’s hair at 18|8 Fine Men’s Salon in Kakaako. The salon has adopted the Eyes on Cancer program, which trains stylists and barbers to recognize early signs of skin cancer and melanoma.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 11:10 pm
A skilled hairstylist can save you from the humiliation of a bad cut or color, but more importantly, may one day save your life. Read More
COURTESY BRAD GODA
                                First-nighters didn’t need much persuasion to finger-snap and clap-along, breaking the fourth wall of theater. The viewers were shook up enough to offer a standing ovation at the final curtain.

Songs keep the viewers shakin’ despite thin plot

COURTESY BRAD GODA
                                First-nighters didn’t need much persuasion to finger-snap and clap-along, breaking the fourth wall of theater. The viewers were shook up enough to offer a standing ovation at the final curtain.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 5:57 pm
To appreciate “All Shook Up,” Diamond Head Theatre’s latest musical, it helps to know what it’s not. It’s not about Elvis Presley, though it’s titled after one of his rock songs and features a chunk of his tunes. Read More
COURTESY POI DOGS & POPOKI
                                The West Oahu Pet Walk returns to Ewa Beach for the fourth time in June.

West Oahu Pet Walk benefits spay-neuter services

COURTESY POI DOGS & POPOKI
                                The West Oahu Pet Walk returns to Ewa Beach for the fourth time in June.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm
The West Oahu Pet Walk is on again this year, but with a twist: It will be held in the evening instead of the morning in Ewa Beach. Read More
 
 
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                The recent death of director Zack Snyder’s daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie “Justice League.” Warner Bros.

Zack Snyder exits ‘Justice League’ after daughter’s death

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                The recent death of director Zack Snyder’s daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie “Justice League.” Warner Bros.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 11:40 pm
The recent death of director Zack Snyder’s daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie “Justice League.” Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Jimmy Borges appears at a benefit concert in his honor at the Moana Surfrider in 2016. Proceeds from the event went to the Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship Foundation at the University of Hawaii.

Borges documentary in running for regional Emmy

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Jimmy Borges appears at a benefit concert in his honor at the Moana Surfrider in 2016. Proceeds from the event went to the Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship Foundation at the University of Hawaii.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 11:56 pm
“Jimmy Borges: A Life Story,” that splendid documentary on the beloved jazz singer, is one of three specials up for a regional Emmy Award. Read More
COURTESY E.K. FERNANDEZ
                                The Seven Seas is the latest ride to be added on a permanent basis to the E.K. Fernandez midway of rides and games.

50th State fair intros new rides, attractions

COURTESY E.K. FERNANDEZ
                                The Seven Seas is the latest ride to be added on a permanent basis to the E.K. Fernandez midway of rides and games.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 6:11 pm
Guests at this year’s 50th State Fair, which gets started Memorial Day weekend at Aloha Stadium, will have the opportunity to try two new rides along with a number of new attractions. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / 2014
                                Chef Vikram Garg from Hawaii attended the Jeju Food & Wine Festival this year and last year. The event in Korea was inspired by and modeled after the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival.

Hawaii food festival inspires Korean event

BRUCE ASATO / 2014
                                Chef Vikram Garg from Hawaii attended the Jeju Food & Wine Festival this year and last year. The event in Korea was inspired by and modeled after the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 8:07 pm
The Jeju Food & Wine Festival in Korea is inspired by and modeled after the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. Read More
COURTESY BOB SIGALL
                                Tamashiro Market began as a Hilo store, but after it was wiped out in the 1946 tsunami, it moved to Oahu’s North King Street and began specializing in seafood.

Hawaii island boasts many firsts, gave rise to isle favorites

COURTESY BOB SIGALL
                                Tamashiro Market began as a Hilo store, but after it was wiped out in the 1946 tsunami, it moved to Oahu’s North King Street and began specializing in seafood.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 7:56 pm
Hawaii island introduced many things, including cowboys, boarding schools and the first statue of Kamehameha the Great. Read More
COURTESY ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII ARTISTS
                                Barbara Sumida’s landscape, “Moli‘i Loko I‘a II.”

Aloha Show highlights works by 43 isle artists

COURTESY ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII ARTISTS
                                Barbara Sumida’s landscape, “Moli‘i Loko I‘a II.”

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 8:05 pm
The Aloha Show is the Association of Hawaii Artists’ largest exhibit of the year. Read More
COURTESY DARREN MICHAELS / SMPSP
                                Kailua-born Jonah Ray is the new star of “Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return” on Netflix.

On the Scene with Jonah Ray

COURTESY DARREN MICHAELS / SMPSP
                                Kailua-born Jonah Ray is the new star of “Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return” on Netflix.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 7:27 pm
Kailua-born Jonah Ray, 34, was in his early 20s when he left Hawaii in search of bigger opportunities. Read More
COURTESY HEIDI BORNHORST
                                The Mary Foster Vanda orchid.

Botanical garden, hybrid orchid among Foster’s legacies

COURTESY HEIDI BORNHORST
                                The Mary Foster Vanda orchid.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 10:33 am
Do you know about Mary Mikahala Robinson Foster and her many gifts to Hawaii and the world? Read More
COURTESY AUSTRALIAN GOLD
                                Australian Gold offers a new Botanical Line of mineral sunscreens, including a fragrance-free SPF-50 Tinted Face Mineral Lotion that wears like a tinted moisturizer for everyday use.

Sun-sational looks without the danger

COURTESY AUSTRALIAN GOLD
                                Australian Gold offers a new Botanical Line of mineral sunscreens, including a fragrance-free SPF-50 Tinted Face Mineral Lotion that wears like a tinted moisturizer for everyday use.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 4:29 pm
May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, a good time to consider new products that deliver sun protection or help achieve that sun-kissed glow while staying indoors. Read More

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