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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
COURTESY PHOTO
                                In the museum shop, Star-Advertiser columnist and author Lee Cataluna and illustrator Cheyne Gallarde will sign copies of their book, “Ordinary ‘Ohana,” and Gallarde will sketch “Post-it portraits” of kids.

Local books highlight Family Sunday

COURTESY PHOTO
                                In the museum shop, Star-Advertiser columnist and author Lee Cataluna and illustrator Cheyne Gallarde will sign copies of their book, “Ordinary ‘Ohana,” and Gallarde will sketch “Post-it portraits” of kids.

Updated on  April 15, 2017 at 8:11 pm
Local books are focus of this month’s Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday at the Honolulu Museum of Art. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Considering all factors, St. Louis, Mo., was named the best place to celebrate Easter.

Honolulu lands No. 8 spot in Easter ranking

STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Considering all factors, St. Louis, Mo., was named the best place to celebrate Easter.

Updated on  April 16, 2017 at 2:48 pm
WalletHub ranks Honolulu as the eighth best city in America for celebrating Easter. Read More
COURTESY FREEIMAGES.COM
                                The bed is the most important object in your home, said Clear Englebert, author of “Bedroom Feng Shui” and “Feng Shui for Love & Money.”

Author shares how to feng shui bedroom

COURTESY FREEIMAGES.COM
                                The bed is the most important object in your home, said Clear Englebert, author of “Bedroom Feng Shui” and “Feng Shui for Love & Money.”

Updated on  April 15, 2017 at 6:29 pm
Put more “power” in your power naps with proper positioning of your bed. Read More
 
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                The fair opens Friday with the theme “Road Trip USA.”

‘Iolani fair molds students into leaders

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                The fair opens Friday with the theme “Road Trip USA.”

Updated on  April 17, 2017 at 10:21 am
When the fair opens Friday with the theme “Road Trip USA,” approximately 75 students will have participated in the planning process along with the more than 2,000 adult volunteers who will provide manpower. Read More
 
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Lori Taniguchi leads a storytelling session at the Kailua Public Library on April 5. Alana Herrera, bottom right, was excited by Taniguchi’s performance.

Celebrate National Library Week at Hawaii’s public libraries

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Lori Taniguchi leads a storytelling session at the Kailua Public Library on April 5. Alana Herrera, bottom right, was excited by Taniguchi’s performance.

Updated on  April 8, 2017 at 8:06 pm
The Friends of the Library of Hawaii and the University of Hawaii-Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Culture Extension Program are supporting programming in celebration of National Library Week. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2014
                                Sunset might mark the end of your workday, but for some of the animals and employees at the Honolulu Zoo, it’s time to get busy.

See another side of zoo when sun goes down

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2014
                                Sunset might mark the end of your workday, but for some of the animals and employees at the Honolulu Zoo, it’s time to get busy.

Updated on  April 8, 2017 at 6:51 pm
Sunset might mark the end of your workday, but for some of the animals and employees at the Honolulu Zoo, it’s time to get busy. Read More
COURTESY PHOTO
                                The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” is getting a spruced-up reissue.

Reissue marks Beatles album’s 50th year

COURTESY PHOTO
                                The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” is getting a spruced-up reissue.

Updated on  April 8, 2017 at 8:25 pm
For its 50th anniversary this year, the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” one of the most influential and acclaimed albums of all time, is getting a spruced-up reissue. Read More
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Get listed in the Star-Advertiser’s Summer Fun Guide

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The Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Sunday Magazine will publish a Summer Fun Guide on April 23, with listings for programs and camps focusing on academics, art, music, dance, sports, technology and other themes — even just-for-fun recreational sessions — for kids through high school. Read More
GEORGE F. LEE / 2006
                                Kristian Lei, left, and Jordan Segundo perform in Hawaii Opera Theatre’s 2006 production of “The King and I.” HOT will host a fundraiser this week at the Hawaii Opera Plaza, 848 S. Beretania St.

HOT fundraiser has something for everyone

GEORGE F. LEE / 2006
                                Kristian Lei, left, and Jordan Segundo perform in Hawaii Opera Theatre’s 2006 production of “The King and I.” HOT will host a fundraiser this week at the Hawaii Opera Plaza, 848 S. Beretania St.
Hawaii Opera Theatre hosts a fundraiser — “Fashionably HOT — ACT II: A Fashion Reprise Pop-Up” — this week. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Shawna Yang Ryan is the author of “Green Island” and “Water Ghosts.” She is one of the writers participating in the annual Ko‘olau Writers Workshop at the Hawai‘i Loa Campus of Hawai‘i Pacific University.

Ko‘olau Writers Workshop offers experiential learning

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Shawna Yang Ryan is the author of “Green Island” and “Water Ghosts.” She is one of the writers participating in the annual Ko‘olau Writers Workshop at the Hawai‘i Loa Campus of Hawai‘i Pacific University.

Updated on  April 3, 2017 at 9:00 am
The annual Ko‘olau Writers Workshop welcomes writers of all skill levels at the Hawai‘i Loa Campus of Hawai‘i Pacific University. Read More
ERIKA ENGLE / EENGLE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mylen Yamamoto poses for a photo with a pair of Cropsticks at Eating House 1849 Waikiki on March 23. Also pictured is her company’s next product, tile made from recycled chopsticks.

Moanalua grad’s chopsticks earn ‘Shark Tank’ invite

ERIKA ENGLE / EENGLE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mylen Yamamoto poses for a photo with a pair of Cropsticks at Eating House 1849 Waikiki on March 23. Also pictured is her company’s next product, tile made from recycled chopsticks.

Updated on  April 1, 2017 at 7:26 pm
Mylen Yamamoto was on a flight to Singapore in 2015 when she came up with a revolutionary take on disposable chopsticks that will be featured this week on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER
                                The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Sunday Magazine will publish a Summer Fun Guide with listings for programs and camps focusing on academics, art, music, dance, sports, technology and other themes for kids through high school.

Submit your event to the Star-Advertiser’s Summer Fun Guide

STAR-ADVERTISER
                                The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Sunday Magazine will publish a Summer Fun Guide with listings for programs and camps focusing on academics, art, music, dance, sports, technology and other themes for kids through high school.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 7:54 pm
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Sunday Magazine will publish a Summer Fun Guide with listings for programs and camps focusing on academics, art, music, dance, sports, technology and other themes for kids through high school. Read More
COURTESY WAIMEA VALLEY
                                A pinwheel tabernaemontana in Waimea Valley.

‘Moon Walks’ return to Waimea Valley

COURTESY WAIMEA VALLEY
                                A pinwheel tabernaemontana in Waimea Valley.

Updated on  March 27, 2017 at 12:17 am
For seven months beginning April 8, Waimea Valley will offer its popular nocturnal “Moon Walks” beneath the light of a full moon. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / 2014
                                Eddie Kamae smiles while standing with his wife, Myrna, during a celebration concert and gathering for the Rev. Dennis Kamakahi in 2014 at the Bishop Museum’s Great Lawn.

Film festival honors Kamae with TV, online screenings

JAMM AQUINO / 2014
                                Eddie Kamae smiles while standing with his wife, Myrna, during a celebration concert and gathering for the Rev. Dennis Kamakahi in 2014 at the Bishop Museum’s Great Lawn.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 10:48 pm
PBS Hawai‘i and the Hawaiian Legacy Foundation will celebrate the life and work of Eddie Kamae by screening 10 of his films on TV and online. Read More
COURTESY ALA MOANA CENTER
                                The Pa‘i Arts Gallery at Kalia, Mall Level 2, Mauka Wing, will host rotating art exhibits featuring the works of Native Hawaiian artists and cultural practitioners.

Hawaiian arts make home at Ala Moana

COURTESY ALA MOANA CENTER
                                The Pa‘i Arts Gallery at Kalia, Mall Level 2, Mauka Wing, will host rotating art exhibits featuring the works of Native Hawaiian artists and cultural practitioners.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 8:59 pm
Hawaiian art and music are expanding their niche at Ala Moana Center with the opening of two new spaces devoted to those pursuits. Read More

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