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COURTESY GUCCI
                                Gucci has unveiled “Gucci Garden,” an installation at its Ala Moana store depicting creative director Alessandro Michele’s vision of an imaginary universe of flora and fauna.

Gucci grows garden at Ala Moana

COURTESY GUCCI
                                Gucci has unveiled “Gucci Garden,” an installation at its Ala Moana store depicting creative director Alessandro Michele’s vision of an imaginary universe of flora and fauna.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 8:03 pm
Gucci has unveiled “Gucci Garden,” an installation at its Ala Moana store, to accompany the luxurybrand’s collection of the same name. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Alice Inoue will tell stories and read excerpts from her book on Friday in the Pineapple Room at Macy’s in Ala Moana Center.

Storytelling pau hana launches book

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Alice Inoue will tell stories and read excerpts from her book on Friday in the Pineapple Room at Macy’s in Ala Moana Center.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 7:59 pm
Lifestyle coach Alice Inoue will debut “More Mindful Moments: A Collection of Life Wisdom” at Macy’s in Ala Moana Center. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                In Hawaii there are bon festivals almost every weekend from June through September, with dancing, food and cultural activities.

Get listed in the Star-Advertiser’s Obon schedule

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                In Hawaii there are bon festivals almost every weekend from June through September, with dancing, food and cultural activities.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 7:28 pm
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s summer Obon schedule listing events across the state will be published June 4. Read More
COURTESY PCC
                                Falaniko Penesa won this year’s World Fireknife Championship at the Polynesian Cultural Center.

Fireknife champion uses past as motivation

COURTESY PCC
                                Falaniko Penesa won this year’s World Fireknife Championship at the Polynesian Cultural Center.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 12:38 am
Samoa’s Falaniko Penesa used his second-place finish at last year’s World Fireknife Championship to fuel his dedication to return for this year’s event. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / 2016
                                Lani, a 7 month old Corgi, looks up at judge Christine Grisell while competing in the Herding Breed division of the Hawaiian Kennel Club’s Annual Puppy Match with her owner, Collin Akemoto, at last year’s Hawaii Pet Expo.

Hawaii Pet Expo offers demos, puppies

BRUCE ASATO / 2016
                                Lani, a 7 month old Corgi, looks up at judge Christine Grisell while competing in the Herding Breed division of the Hawaiian Kennel Club’s Annual Puppy Match with her owner, Collin Akemoto, at last year’s Hawaii Pet Expo.

Updated on  May 15, 2017 at 10:36 am
Celebrate your furred, finned and feathered friends on the final day of Hawaii Pet Expo 2017, with demonstrations, displays, vendors and pet-care sessions. Read More
DENNIS ODA / 2009
                                The HFD will partner with Hawaii Red Cross volunteers and members of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers, Local 1186, to install free smoke alarms in local homes and share fire safety tips from June 6 to 10.

HFD offers smoke alarms, tips to fireproof homes

DENNIS ODA / 2009
                                The HFD will partner with Hawaii Red Cross volunteers and members of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers, Local 1186, to install free smoke alarms in local homes and share fire safety tips from June 6 to 10.

Updated on  May 15, 2017 at 10:34 am
Hawaii Red Cross volunteers, the Honolulu Fire Department and the International Brotherhood of ElectricWorkers, Local 1186, will install free smoke alarms and share fire safety tips in June. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dendrobium orchids in the conservatory at Foster Botanical Garden.

Foster Botanical Garden hosts plant sale, gardening classes

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dendrobium orchids in the conservatory at Foster Botanical Garden.

Updated on  May 13, 2017 at 8:31 pm
The Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens will host its spring plant sale Saturday at Foster Botanical Garden. Read More
 
COURTESY PHOTO
                                “Roller Girl,” by Victoria Jamieson, tells the story of 12-year-old Astrid, who discovers a passion for roller derby one summer while her best friend pursues dance.

‘Roller Girl’ wins 2017 Nene Award

COURTESY PHOTO
                                “Roller Girl,” by Victoria Jamieson, tells the story of 12-year-old Astrid, who discovers a passion for roller derby one summer while her best friend pursues dance.

Updated on  May 6, 2017 at 8:22 pm
The graphic novel “Roller Girl,” by Victoria Jamieson, is the winner of the 2017 Nene Award, as voted on by Hawaii students. Read More
COURTESY ALA MOANA CENTER
                                The new play area at Ala Moana Center was inspired by the motion of an ocean wave.

Ala Moana to unveil keiki play area

COURTESY ALA MOANA CENTER
                                The new play area at Ala Moana Center was inspired by the motion of an ocean wave.

Updated on  May 7, 2017 at 4:04 pm
Ala Moana Center’s new keiki play area is expected to open on Level 3 of the mauka wing in June. Read More
 
JAMM AQUINO / 2010
                                Postal worker Adele Yoshikawa sorts through food items with the help of her children, Kiana, left, and Kainoa at the Pearl City Post Office in 2010. More than 240,000 mail carriers participated in the Postal Service’s effort to “Stamp Out Hunger” by collecting food donations throughout Hawaii and in cities and towns across the country.

‘Mail’ food donations to aid hungry

JAMM AQUINO / 2010
                                Postal worker Adele Yoshikawa sorts through food items with the help of her children, Kiana, left, and Kainoa at the Pearl City Post Office in 2010. More than 240,000 mail carriers participated in the Postal Service’s effort to “Stamp Out Hunger” by collecting food donations throughout Hawaii and in cities and towns across the country.

Updated on  May 12, 2017 at 7:51 pm
Join with your local mail carrier to help “Stamp Out Hunger” by leaving a donation of nonperishable food items at your mailbox or post office. Read More
PACIFIC RAVEN PRESS
                                Former professor at UH-Manoa, Kathryn Takara, will read from her recent book of poetry, “Shadow Dancing: Selling Survival in China” in a free event at the Arts at Marks Garage.

Award-winning poet will read in Chinatown

PACIFIC RAVEN PRESS
                                Former professor at UH-Manoa, Kathryn Takara, will read from her recent book of poetry, “Shadow Dancing: Selling Survival in China” in a free event at the Arts at Marks Garage.

Updated on  May 6, 2017 at 8:36 pm
Kathryn Takara, a retired professor of ethnic studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will read from her recent book of poetry at the Arts at Marks Garage. Read More
COURTESY JAMES KEGLEY
                                Honolulu resident Nicholas Amador, 16, performs during the national finals of Poetry Out Loud in Washington, D.C. on April 26. The Punahou junior finished second overall.

Isle boy is No. 2 in poetry competition

COURTESY JAMES KEGLEY
                                Honolulu resident Nicholas Amador, 16, performs during the national finals of Poetry Out Loud in Washington, D.C. on April 26. The Punahou junior finished second overall.

Updated on  May 7, 2017 at 4:03 pm
After finishing third in Poetry Out Loud’s national finals last year, Punahou student Nicholas Amador knew he had his work cut out for him in 2017. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kala Brand Music Company’s 2017 ukulele releases were on display at the ninth annual Ukulele Picnic in February.

Uke players participate in workshops at Ala Moana

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kala Brand Music Company’s 2017 ukulele releases were on display at the ninth annual Ukulele Picnic in February.

Updated on  May 8, 2017 at 11:30 am
Local entertainers have answered the call to support Music for Life’s effort to introduce the ukulele to a new generation of musicians. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Auli’i Cravalho arrives at The Hollywood Reporter’s 2017 Academy Awards Nominees Night in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 6. She’ll perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, D.C. on May 28.

Cravalho to open Memorial Day concert on PBS

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Auli’i Cravalho arrives at The Hollywood Reporter’s 2017 Academy Awards Nominees Night in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 6. She’ll perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, D.C. on May 28.

Updated on  May 3, 2017 at 11:01 am
Auli’i Cravalho will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” live on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol during a PBS broadcast set for May 28. Read More
COURTESY LAURIE ITO
                                A Tibetan bead and semiprecious stone bracelet by Laurie Ito of Teru Jewelry.

Nui Mono, Girlfriends present annual spring sale

COURTESY LAURIE ITO
                                A Tibetan bead and semiprecious stone bracelet by Laurie Ito of Teru Jewelry.

Updated on  May 2, 2017 at 11:00 am
Nui Mono and Girlfriends will present their annual spring sale just in time for Mother’s Day. 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
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Chris Brown poses with and an orange vinyl recording of “Stories for Ways and Means” and Slick Rick’s “The Great Adventures of Slick Rick,” a 7-inch single packaged in a board book, at Bull Moose Music in Portland, Maine on April 14. Brown, a Bull Moose employee, hatched the idea for Record Store Day that that started with 200 stores 10 years ago. About 1,600 record stores are expected to participate on Saturday.

Record Store Day returns

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Chris Brown poses with and an orange vinyl recording of “Stories for Ways and Means” and Slick Rick’s “The Great Adventures of Slick Rick,” a 7-inch single packaged in a board book, at Bull Moose Music in Portland, Maine on April 14. Brown, a Bull Moose employee, hatched the idea for Record Store Day that that started with 200 stores 10 years ago. About 1,600 record stores are expected to participate on Saturday.
Record stores have not only survived the onslaught of pirated music, digital downloads and online streaming services. They’re now growing in numbers. Read More
COURTESY ‘IOLANI
                                A jumpsuit is one of the casual styles in ‘Iolani’s Weekender line, one of five collections to featured in a fashion show during the Administrative Professionals Day luncheon April 28 at the Willows restaurant.

Fashion show of ‘Iolani lines coming to the Willows

COURTESY ‘IOLANI
                                A jumpsuit is one of the casual styles in ‘Iolani’s Weekender line, one of five collections to featured in a fashion show during the Administrative Professionals Day luncheon April 28 at the Willows restaurant.

Updated on  April 15, 2017 at 3:54 pm
Local fashion house ‘Iolani will serve up a buffet of styles during the Administrative Professionals Day luncheon April 28 at the Willows restaurant. Read More

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