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COURTESY HO’EA INITIATIVE
                                Brother Noland Conjugacion leads kids on a tracking hike on Molokai, where they learn tracking, fishing, hunting and other wilderness survival skills.

Brother Noland teaches skills to build confidence

COURTESY HO’EA INITIATIVE
                                Brother Noland Conjugacion leads kids on a tracking hike on Molokai, where they learn tracking, fishing, hunting and other wilderness survival skills.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:09 pm
There’s book learning and there’s the experiential kind, and Brother Noland Conjugacion is committed to both. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Find something fun and exciting to do for every kid in the family this summer with the Star-Advertiser’s Summer Fun Guide.

Summer Fun Guide 2017

STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Find something fun and exciting to do for every kid in the family this summer with the Star-Advertiser’s Summer Fun Guide.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:39 pm
Find something fun and exciting to do for every kid in the family this summer with the Star-Advertiser’s Summer Fun Guide. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Robert De Niro, from left, Burt Reynolds and Chevy Chase attend the screening of “Dog Years,” during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, at Cinepolis Chelsea on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in New York.

Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Robert De Niro, from left, Burt Reynolds and Chevy Chase attend the screening of “Dog Years,” during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, at Cinepolis Chelsea on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in New York.
Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie “Dog Years” Saturday night in New York. It was a rare appearance for the 81-year old actor, who at times struggled to walk. Read More
COURTESY RAVIZZA BROWNFIELD GALLERY
                                “Senza titolo (Metamorfosi)” is a 1976 installation by famed Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, who is the featured artist at the new Ravizza Brownfield Gallery in Chinatown.

Pistoletto pieces help open Chinatown gallery

COURTESY RAVIZZA BROWNFIELD GALLERY
                                “Senza titolo (Metamorfosi)” is a 1976 installation by famed Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, who is the featured artist at the new Ravizza Brownfield Gallery in Chinatown.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 8:37 pm
Famed Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, a key figure in the Arte Povera, or poor art, movement that started in Italy in the 1960s, is featured during the Ravizza Brownfield Gallery’s debut in Honolulu. Read More
COURTESY LOWELL ANGELL
                                The fountain in the patio of the Waikiki Theatre featured eight plaques around its edge. The bronze plaques featured movie stars’ autographs, including those of Gary Cooper, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields and Loretta Young.

Akebono’s destruction in January robbed Hawaii of oldest theater

COURTESY LOWELL ANGELL
                                The fountain in the patio of the Waikiki Theatre featured eight plaques around its edge. The bronze plaques featured movie stars’ autographs, including those of Gary Cooper, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields and Loretta Young.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:51 pm
The loss of the Akebono Theater means the oldest theater in the state would be the downtown Hawaii Theatre, which opened in 1922 and now operates as a performance venue. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Betty Lou Sakura Johnson leaped in the air during Kid Peligro’s Ginastica Natural class in Sunset Beach Jiu Jitsu studio across from Sunset Beach on the North Shore.

Gymnastic workouts train groms to channel energy

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Betty Lou Sakura Johnson leaped in the air during Kid Peligro’s Ginastica Natural class in Sunset Beach Jiu Jitsu studio across from Sunset Beach on the North Shore.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:46 pm
Pure joy is contagious, and I caught some on a visit to Kid Peligro’s Ginastica Natural surf training class at the Sunset Beach Jiu Jitsu studio across the highway from the famed surf break. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                “It’s hard to overstate how gratifying it is to have a deep, heartfelt connection with a plot of earth, knowing that if I take care of it, it will feed me,” said Fran Butera, pictured in her Palolo garden.

Palolo resident enjoys creativity, challenges of gardening

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                “It’s hard to overstate how gratifying it is to have a deep, heartfelt connection with a plot of earth, knowing that if I take care of it, it will feed me,” said Fran Butera, pictured in her Palolo garden.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:47 pm
Fran Butera spent much of her 25-year career as a graphic designer confined within an office. When she turned 50, she was ready for something new. Read More
 
COURTESY CHRISTIE WILSON
                                The author gets ready for summer camp in 1965.

At summer camp, merry, merry queens of the bush were we

COURTESY CHRISTIE WILSON
                                The author gets ready for summer camp in 1965.
Today’s Summer Fun Guide got me hiking down the dusty trails of my memory to a summer more than 50 years ago at Camp Paumalu in the forested ridges above Sunset Beach. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

‘Kaleidoscope’ shows off designs by HCC fashion students

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:49 pm
Graduating designers from Honolulu Community College’s Fashion Technology program will present their senior collections during their “Kaleidoscope” fashion show. Read More
 
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                At left, Reese Sakauye wears a Ralph Lauren romper ($165) from Denim & Supply with a Ralph Lauren belt ($70) and Steve Madden ankle boots ($80) while carying a Moschino biker bag ($1,500). At right, Sakauye models a Who What Wear top ($20) with a vintage DKNY blazer, Ralph Lauren printed pants ($70). and Stuart Weitzman suede heels ($400).

Island Lookbook with Reese Sakauye

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                At left, Reese Sakauye wears a Ralph Lauren romper ($165) from Denim & Supply with a Ralph Lauren belt ($70) and Steve Madden ankle boots ($80) while carying a Moschino biker bag ($1,500). At right, Sakauye models a Who What Wear top ($20) with a vintage DKNY blazer, Ralph Lauren printed pants ($70). and Stuart Weitzman suede heels ($400).

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:50 pm
Reese Sakauye said he draws fashion inspiration from magazines and blogs, social media and his first stylist: Mom. Read More
COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PRESS
                                “Curve of the Hook” summarizes the career and philosophy of Yosihiko Sinoto, senior archaeologist at Bishop Museum, for which he has conducted research since 1954.

Archaeologist’s career island-hops through Polynesian cultures

COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PRESS
                                “Curve of the Hook” summarizes the career and philosophy of Yosihiko Sinoto, senior archaeologist at Bishop Museum, for which he has conducted research since 1954.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 8:29 pm
Composed of recollections, photographs and illustrations, “Curve of the Hook” — equal parts personal and scientific history — summarizes the career and philosophy of Yosihiko Sinoto, senior archaeologist at Bishop Museum. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota answers questions during an interview at the Oahu Country Club on March 27.

Mariota is great, from football field to screens big and small

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota answers questions during an interview at the Oahu Country Club on March 27.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:44 pm
Marcus Mariota, the homegrown NFL fave prepping a return after sustaining a broken leg last season, surely will spend time at the Waialae Country Club after being extended membership there. Read More
COURTESY JOHN TROUTMAN
                                John Troutman will be in Honolulu to talk about the book at 2 p.m. May 7 in the Alana Hawaiian Culture Pavilion as part of the 2017 Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival.

On the Scene with John Troutman

COURTESY JOHN TROUTMAN
                                John Troutman will be in Honolulu to talk about the book at 2 p.m. May 7 in the Alana Hawaiian Culture Pavilion as part of the 2017 Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 8:48 pm
John Troutman was working on a book about Native American musicians in the early 1900s when he noticed the names of Hawaiian musicians were popping up repeatedly. Read More
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Jeon arrested on wedding day in ‘Perfect Bride’

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Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:52 pm
On the day of Jeon and Jae-soon’s wedding, Jeon is taken away in handcuffs. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alyssa Kauanoe of Hawaii Kai company Suede designs shark blankets.

5 Things We Love

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alyssa Kauanoe of Hawaii Kai company Suede designs shark blankets.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:42 pm
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Cells that line the inside of the small intestine are the major entry point for nutrients to get into the body. These intestinal tract cells have a challenging balancing act. In addition to taking nutrients in, they also serve as a key barrier between the body and naturally occurring or environmental toxins that are commonly in food.

Nutrients enter body via cells in small intestine

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Cells that line the inside of the small intestine are the major entry point for nutrients to get into the body. These intestinal tract cells have a challenging balancing act. In addition to taking nutrients in, they also serve as a key barrier between the body and naturally occurring or environmental toxins that are commonly in food.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 8:58 pm
Cells that line the inside of the small intestine are the major entry point for nutrients to get into the body. Read More
COURTESY OFFICE DEPOT
                                Learn how to make kid-friendly slime from multipurpose white glue during workshops at the Office Depot on Dillingham Boulevard and the Office Max on Ala Moana Boulevard from noon to 3 p.m. April 29.

Whip up some slime at free workshops

COURTESY OFFICE DEPOT
                                Learn how to make kid-friendly slime from multipurpose white glue during workshops at the Office Depot on Dillingham Boulevard and the Office Max on Ala Moana Boulevard from noon to 3 p.m. April 29.
Office Depot will host free hands-on workshops in making slime April 29 at its Kalihi store and its Kakaako Office Max location. Read More
COURTESY HAWAII OPERA THEATRE
                                Eric Fennell portrays the writer and composer E.T.A. Hoffmann and Rachele Gilmore plays the doll Olympia in Hawaii Opera Theatre’s production of “The Tales of Hoffmann.”

‘Hoffman’ closes out opera season with bittersweet story of love wasted and lost

COURTESY HAWAII OPERA THEATRE
                                Eric Fennell portrays the writer and composer E.T.A. Hoffmann and Rachele Gilmore plays the doll Olympia in Hawaii Opera Theatre’s production of “The Tales of Hoffmann.”

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 10:53 pm
A bittersweet story of love wasted and lost, the Jacques Offenbach opera “The Tales of Hoffmann” has many a party scene them, from its carousing opening scene in atavern, to an elegant ball to a raucous gambling den. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kumu hula Nani Lim Yap of Halau Manaola examined haku lei on Thursday in Waimea.

Yap honoring her late mother at Merrie Monarch Festival

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kumu hula Nani Lim Yap of Halau Manaola examined haku lei on Thursday in Waimea.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 2:09 pm
The journey to the 54th annual Merrie Monarch Festival has been an emotional one for Halau Manaola of Kohala under the direction of kumu hula Nani Lim Yap. Read More

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