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Local model inspires as example of inclusion

For a third year, Hawaii amputee Shaholly Ayers is a featured model in Nordstrom’s national anniversary catalog. Read More

Hawaii film seeks Comic-Con conquest

Updated on  July 24, 2017 at 10:17 am
Honolulu actor Nicholas Masciangelo stars in “Juventud,” which screened at this year’s Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival. Read More

SXSW offers pre-festival meet-ups in Hawaii

South by Southwest is reaching out to potential Hawaii attendees with a series of SXSW Meet ‘n’ Greet events. Read More

Outdoor market to offer luxury decor

The Aloha Home Market will debut July 23 at 25 Maluniu Ave., an open lot near Cinnamon’s Restaurant. Read More

Top local musicians play free Waikiki concerts

Updated on  July 16, 2017 at 12:18 am
Some of Hawaii’s top island music acts have signed on to participate in free concerts this summer at the International Market Place in Waikiki. Read More

Monk seals, tree disease on conference agenda

Updated on  July 15, 2017 at 1:12 am
Eco-minded folks can get updates on pressing environmental topics in the islands when the 2017 Hawai‘i Conservation Conference opens at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Read More

‘Goodwill Goes GLAM!’ returns to Blaisdell

Designer Kaypee Soh had no problem saying yes when asked to be one of the co-producers of this year’s “Goodwill Goes GLAM!” fundraiser. Read More

‘Ward’ focuses on sexual, spiritual conversations

Updated on  July 16, 2017 at 12:18 am
“Ward” is art collective Paradise Cove’s group exhibit developed around conversations about the sexual and spiritual realms of human nature. Read More

Cook Islands exhibit opens at Polynesian Cultural Center

Updated on  July 18, 2017 at 2:57 pm
The Polynesian Cultural Center will unveil a new exhibit that showcases the people and culture of the Cook Islands. Read More

Female boardriders talk story at Surf Film Fest

“Sliding into the Light” is one of eight shorts by filmmakers from all over the world being shown together at the Honolulu Surf Film Festival. Read More

Island animals help keiki learn in Hawaii books

Updated on  July 11, 2017 at 10:40 am
“Ocean Friends 1-2-3” by Kevin Teruya and “Nap Time By the Sea” by Ellie Crowe are two new options for young readers. Read More

Classic cars to cruise at Windward Mall

Updated on  July 11, 2017 at 10:37 am
Show off your classic cruiser at Windward Mall as the East End Hot Rods car club returns for another Cruise Night in Kaneohe. Read More

Outrigger seeks new stars in ninth annual talent search

Updated on  July 11, 2017 at 6:15 pm
Outrigger Resorts has launched its ninth annual Kani Ka Pila Grille Talent Search to discover new talent in traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music. Read More

Hawaii island jewelry designer earns Amazon spotlight

Big Island jewelry designer Marcia Ricchiuti’s Kahili Creations are among brands being highlighted during this year’s Amazon Prime Day. Read More

Friends of the Library of Hawaii book sale returns

Updated on  July 12, 2017 at 8:15 pm
More than 15,000 people are expected to peruse — and purchase — over 150,000 books and other forms of media during the 70th annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book Sale. Read More

Crew training class meant for aspiring voyagers

Updated on  July 3, 2017 at 4:18 pm
Honolulu Community College and the Polynesian Voyaging Society are offering “Level I Basic Crew Member Training” for those wishing to gain more knowledge of wayfaring. Read More

Kahala shoppers can get free tote

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:41 pm
Kahala Mall is offering a limited-edition, recycled-cotton “Summer Wave” tote with purchase, designed by Nicole Ferrara of Nico Made. Read More

Scissors star offers custom-cut silhouettes

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 6:26 pm
Master scissors artist Karl Johnson of Cut Arts Inc. is returning to Hawaii to offer hand-cut, original portraits. Read More

NOAA seeks monk seal calendar entries

Updated on  July 8, 2017 at 8:45 pm
In celebration of 2017 as Year of the Monk Seal, NOAA Fisheries is promoting responsible wildlife viewing with its inaugural photo contest. Read More