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On the Scene with Dennis Graue


Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 6:10 pm
Born in Hawaii and raised in Southern California, Dennis Graue was well on his way as a professional musician when he returned to Hawaii and met Nohelani Cypriano. Read More

On the Scene with Gina Augafa

Gina Augafa sang for a different type of audience last month when she performed at Sunset Jazz, the annual fundraiser for La Pietra — Hawaii School for Girls. Read More

On the Scene With Christopher Greywolf


Updated on  October 2, 2017 at 5:48 pm
Christopher Greywolf has been designing and making weapons for as long as he can remember. Growing up with his Blackfoot grandparents in northeastern Kansas, Greywolf’s interest in weapon design stayed with him through high school and six years in the Army. Read More

On the Scene With Jim Aina


Updated on  September 25, 2017 at 7:34 pm
In the 14 years since he returned to the local stage, Kamehameha Schools graduate Jim Aina has given memorable performances playing heroes and villains in comedies and dramas alike. Read More

On the Scene with Dennis Muth


Updated on  September 18, 2017 at 5:05 pm
Dennis Muth is a Realtor and one-fourth of the refreshingly nontraditional Beatles tribute group Beat-lele. Read More

On the Scene With Sabia Farag


Updated on  September 10, 2017 at 6:58 pm
When Sabia Farag sang “America the Beautiful” without accompaniment this week at the U.S. Open in New York, it was the latest highlight in a fast-moving career. Read More
 

On the Scene with Carrie Ann Inaba

Carrie Ann Inaba has gone a long way since graduating from Punahou School in 1986. Read More

On the Scene With Kim Taylor Reece


Updated on  August 26, 2017 at 6:24 pm
Kim Taylor Reece wasn’t planning to stay when he came to Hawaii from Southern California 40 years ago. Read More

On the Scene with Brandon DiPaola

Brandon DiPaola didn’t grow up with dreams of being an actor. He was “a bit of a geek,” whose interests included reading and board and video games. Read More
 

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

On the Scene with Destin Daniel Cretton


Updated on  August 6, 2017 at 4:52 pm
Maui born and raised, Destin Daniel Cretton started making short films as a hobby after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University. His next stop was film school at San Diego State. Read More

On the Scene with Dante Basco


Updated on  July 30, 2017 at 6:50 pm
When Dante Basco appeared as Rufio, the charismatic leader of the Lost Boys, opposite Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman in 1991’s “Hook,” the 15-year old Filipino-American was already a Hollywood veteran. Read More

On the Scene with Lauren Teruya


Updated on  July 23, 2017 at 7:58 pm
Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2017 Lauren Teruya will be in Phoenix competing against 50 other young women at the Miss Teen USA pageant next weekend. Read More

On the Scene with Yvette Nii


Updated on  July 16, 2017 at 7:50 pm
Yvette Nii was moving and cooing to music videos before she could talk, singing along to her big sister’s Mariah Carey cassette when she was 4. Read More

On the Scene with Joey Gottesman


Updated on  July 14, 2017 at 1:46 pm
Hawaii-born Joey Gottesman found his calling in the food and beverage industry at 16 when he got a job in fast food. Read More

On the Scene with John Valentine


Updated on  July 3, 2017 at 10:46 am
John Valentine is one of the busiest musicians on the Hawaii music scene — and he’s Bruno Mars’ uncle, too. Read More

On the Scene with Dave Tucciarone


Updated on  June 26, 2017 at 3:48 pm
Dave Tucciarone first experimented with recording techniques when he was a teenager, using a reel-to-reel tape recorder in Long Island, N.Y. Read More

On the Scene with Kathryn Teruya

Newly crowned Miss Hawaii 2017 Kathryn Teruya is a “perfect poi-dog mix” of ethnicities, but she’s also a master of time management. Read More

On the Scene with Kimee Balmilero


Updated on  June 11, 2017 at 6:08 pm
Kimee Balmilero made her directorial debut with Diamond Head Theatre’s production of “Mamma Mia!” and plays the role of medical examiner Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” Read More

On the Scene with Cole Horibe

Growing up in Hawaii, Cole Horibe studied martial arts, acting and dance. Read More

On the Scene with Jonah Ray


Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 7:27 pm
Kailua-born Jonah Ray, 34, was in his early 20s when he left Hawaii in search of bigger opportunities. Read More

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