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On the Scene with Liza Corotan

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 8:53 pm
Liza Corotan has appeared in a number of stage productions and had a prominent role in this summer’s production of “Happily Eva Afta,” and opened this weekend in the Hawaiian Mission Houses revival of “Twelf Nite O Wateva!” Read More

5 Things We Love

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 12:48 am
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More

Isle icon Ho to receive his due in Waikiki ceremony

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 8:47 pm
Entertainer Don Ho will be honored at the International Market Place on what would have been his 87th birthday. Read More

Little slugger moves from pint-size plays to full-size field

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 8:54 pm
Every two years, youth baseball gets much harder as players progress through PONY or Little League. The field gets bigger, and with each up-sizing, the boys and girls are required to master new skills. Read More

Runaway seal provides reminder of inseparable kinship

Updated on  August 14, 2017 at 12:41 am
Within weeks, mom Rocky was teaching Kaimana to swim and simply be at home in the ocean. Read More

Design experts offer tips on hip dorm decor

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 8:58 pm
Today, there are lots of products “that cater entirely to the college crowd,” says interior designer Young Huh. Read More

Get listed in the Star-Advertiser’s Craft Fair Guide

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 8:55 pm
The Star-Advertiser’s Currents section will publish its Fall Craft Fair Guide on Sept. 24, listing events happening through Nov. 30. Read More

Elvis remains musical, pop culture influence 40 years after death

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 8:49 pm
There is only one Elvis Presley, but there are also many. While he died far too young, Elvis had seemingly lived several lifetimes in just over four decades. Read More

Win session with surf star in benefit raffle

Updated on  August 14, 2017 at 12:20 am
If your dream surf session includes sharing the lineup with Carissa Moore, Makua Rothman, Joel Centeio, Mike Coots and others, you have a chance at an exclusive 90-minute outing with a pro during Duke’s OceanFest. Read More

Partnership preserves Kamae’s film work for generations to come

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 9:02 pm
The University of Hawaii at West Oahu’s ‘Ulu‘ulu: The Henry Ku‘uloha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai‘i is working to catalog and digitize 10 award-winning documentaries produced by legendary Hawaiian entertainer Eddie Kamae and his wife, Myrna. Read More

From reality star to rapper: Cardi B makes her move

After releasing two mixtapes, Cardi B signed a deal with Atlantic Records earlier this year. “Bodak Yellow,” which is No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100, has been the rap anthem of the summer. Read More

Counter tech’s effects on kids’ manners

Updated on  August 11, 2017 at 9:01 pm
Here are five ways tech has nibbled away at valuable life skills and experiences, and what you can do about it. Read More

Can’t see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

Updated on  August 17, 2017 at 12:30 am
Extensive coverage is planned on TV and online when the first solar eclipse to cross the United States in 99 years takes place on Aug. 21. Read More

Craig confirms return to Bond film franchise

Though still without a title, Bond 25 finally has a star to accompany its U.S. release. Daniel Craig has confirmed he will be returning to the series. Read More

Moore takes Broadway audience to protest Trump

About an hour and a half into a Broadway performance, Michael Moore paused his ire to whisk theatergoers to Fifth Avenue in a ready-made protest delivered straight to the doorstep of President Donald Trump. Read More

‘Hamilton’ tries new sales tactic to deter bots, scalpers

“Hamilton,” the hit musical that has struggled to combat profiteering by scalpers, is trying a new tack with technology from Ticketmaster that scrutinizes purchase histories of potential buyers. Read More

Second lawyer wants off Cosby sex assault case

A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before the start of his retrial that’s set for November. Read More