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COURTESY HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE
                                Designs by Chinese designer Lilian Zhang and Hawaii designer Mae Young will be showcased at the “East Meets West” Narcissus Fashion Show on April 2 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom.

Zhang, Young designs featured at ‘East Meets West’

COURTESY HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE
                                Designs by Chinese designer Lilian Zhang and Hawaii designer Mae Young will be showcased at the “East Meets West” Narcissus Fashion Show on April 2 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom.

Updated on  March 20, 2017 at 10:20 am
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce will showcase designs by Chinese designer Lilian Zhang and Hawaii designer Mae Young at its “East Meets West” Narcissus Fashion Show on April 2 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. Read More
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                                Barbara Kawakami, author of “Picture Bride Stories,” will speak about the subject and sign copies of her book at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii in April.

Learn more about Japanese picture brides

COURTESY PHOTO
                                Barbara Kawakami, author of “Picture Bride Stories,” will speak about the subject and sign copies of her book at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii in April.

Updated on  March 21, 2017 at 1:56 pm
Barbara Kawakami, author of “Picture Bride Stories,” will speak about the subject and sign copies of her book during an event co-sponsored by the Hawaii Japanese Center. Read More
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                                The two new stamps are available for the 2017-18 hunting season at the Division of Forestry and Wildlife office, 1151 Punchbowl St., Room 325; or call 587-0166.

Isle artists put stamp on wildlife

COURTESY PHOTO
                                The two new stamps are available for the 2017-18 hunting season at the Division of Forestry and Wildlife office, 1151 Punchbowl St., Room 325; or call 587-0166.

Updated on  March 20, 2017 at 10:21 am
Wildlife artists David K. Hayes of Kailua and Carol Tredway of Holualoa, Hawaii island, created the winning designs for this season’s Hawaii Wildlife Conservation Stamp Contest. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The design changes, made possible by a state grant, also enabled the Arts at Marks to partner with Friends of the Library of Hawaii to display books for sale on shelves along a back wall of the gallery.

Gallery space expanded at Mark’s Garage

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The design changes, made possible by a state grant, also enabled the Arts at Marks to partner with Friends of the Library of Hawaii to display books for sale on shelves along a back wall of the gallery.

Updated on  March 20, 2017 at 10:26 am
The Arts at Marks Garage in Chinatown has expanded its gallery space to accommodate a range of activities. Read More
COURTESY NATIONAL TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
                                Because Athyrium haleakalae is unique to Maui and only 300 individuals have been found, all in native forests threatened by invasive species, it is critically endangered as defined by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

Newly discovered fern weathers extreme conditions on Maui

COURTESY NATIONAL TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
                                Because Athyrium haleakalae is unique to Maui and only 300 individuals have been found, all in native forests threatened by invasive species, it is critically endangered as defined by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

Updated on  March 13, 2017 at 6:22 pm
While recent torrential rain has unsettled many Maui residents, scientists have announced the discovery of a tiny fern, endemic to the Valley Isle, that holds its ground in flash floods. Read More
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Get listed in our spring events guide

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Spring into action with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Sunday Magazine’s special guide to spring and Easter events. Read More
COURTESY KTUH.ORG
                                University of Hawaii at Manoa college radio station KTUH-FM maintains a transmitter site atop Mount Tantalus.

KTUH seeks donations to cover expenses

COURTESY KTUH.ORG
                                University of Hawaii at Manoa college radio station KTUH-FM maintains a transmitter site atop Mount Tantalus.

Updated on  March 13, 2017 at 6:17 pm
KTUH is holding its annual Radiothon fundraising drive this week to collect $30,000 in donations. The money will be used to supplement funds from student fees, which fall short of covering KTUH’s operating budget. Read More
 
COURTESY KAPIOLANI MEDICAL CENTER FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN
                                Winnie, a highly trained Labrador retriever, poses with a patient at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.

Hospital gifted with new canine

COURTESY KAPIOLANI MEDICAL CENTER FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN
                                Winnie, a highly trained Labrador retriever, poses with a patient at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.

Updated on  March 14, 2017 at 9:17 am
Patients at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children can enjoy visits from a four-legged visitor once again. Read More
 

Kit helps save water, energy

Get a jump on Earth Day (April 22) with Hawai‘i Energy’s spring sale on a water- and energy-saving kit. Read More
Updated on  March 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm
COURTESY POSHD

POSHd celebrates first year with freebies, schools benefit

COURTESY POSHD

Updated on  March 9, 2017 at 3:23 pm
POSHd by Valerie Joseph will celebrate its first anniversary at Ward Village with a birthday bash benefiting Oahu’s public schools. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Auli’i Cravalho performs “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana” at the Oscars today at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Cravalho struck by flag during Oscars performance

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Auli’i Cravalho performs “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana” at the Oscars today at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Updated on  February 28, 2017 at 10:59 am
Auli’i Cravalho, who voices the title character in Disney’s animated hit movie “Moana,” took a flag to her head during the Oscars live broadcast. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                The 12th annual Hawai’i Book & Music Festival is currently looking for volunteers.

Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival needs volunteers

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                The 12th annual Hawai’i Book & Music Festival is currently looking for volunteers.
The 12th annual Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival is seeking 100 volunteers to sign up for half-day shifts during the event in May. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Halekulani pastry chef Mark Freischmidt with an Oscars-themed cake the hotel produced for this weekend’s ceremony.

Halekulani chef salutes screen with reel decadence

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Halekulani pastry chef Mark Freischmidt with an Oscars-themed cake the hotel produced for this weekend’s ceremony.

Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 5:45 pm
When Halekulani pastry chef Mark Frei­schmidt set out to create something special for the Academy Awards, he wanted to avoid the obvious: an edible knockoff of the familiar golden statuette. Read More
COURTESY SIGNET CLASSICS

Orwell’s ‘1984’ to screen at Doris Duke Theatre

COURTESY SIGNET CLASSICS
The Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theatre joins art-house theaters in 34 states and Canada in screening George Orwell’s “1984” in response to President Trump’s reported plans to reduce or eliminate government spending on the arts and humanities. Read More
COURTESY HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART

Hop on new museum shuttle for day of art

COURTESY HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART

Updated on  February 19, 2017 at 4:49 pm
The Honolulu Museum of Art recently started a free weekly shuttle between its main location at 900 S. Beretania St. and Spalding House in Makiki Heights. Read More
COURTESY STEPHANIE HAN

Local author to read from debut fiction collection

COURTESY STEPHANIE HAN

Updated on  February 19, 2017 at 4:46 pm
Honolulu author Stephanie Han, whose short stories have won awards from the Nimrod International Literary Journal and the Santa Fe Writer’s Project, will make an appearance at Na Mea Hawaii. Read More
COURTESY GIRL SCOUTS

S’Mores flavor joins Girl Scout cookies lineup

COURTESY GIRL SCOUTS

Updated on  February 19, 2017 at 4:47 pm
It’s Girl Scout cookie time, and there’s a new flavor this year: S’Mores. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER /2016
                                Anuhea performs during the Sea Life Park Twilight Concert Series in 2016.

Anuhea concert to stream live online

STAR-ADVERTISER /2016
                                Anuhea performs during the Sea Life Park Twilight Concert Series in 2016.

Updated on  February 15, 2017 at 11:13 am
Hawaii singer/songwriter Anuhea and Cargo Cosmetics are celebrating their new partnership with an exclusive concert on Feb. 16. Read More
COURTESY CHRISTOPHER NEWFIELD / UH
                                Christopher Newfield is a visiting professor and Dai Ho Chun Distinguished Chair at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He will speak about his new book on the post-2008 struggles of public universities to rebuild their social missions.

Visiting author to discuss future of public universities

COURTESY CHRISTOPHER NEWFIELD / UH
                                Christopher Newfield is a visiting professor and Dai Ho Chun Distinguished Chair at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He will speak about his new book on the post-2008 struggles of public universities to rebuild their social missions.

Updated on  February 11, 2017 at 8:33 pm
Christopher Newfield, a visiting professor and Dai Ho Chun Distinguished Chair at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will sign copies of his new book at the Bamboo Courtyard and Art Auditorium at UH-Manoa. Read More

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