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The secrets to long life: Yoga, yogurt and bare feet

Esther Nowell says three things keep her young at heart: yoga, yogurt and no shoes. At 98, she still travels, teaches art and creates in her home art studio in the same neighborhood she grew up in as a child in Kaimuki. Read More

Longtime volunteer Linnelle Takeuchi has a soft spot for furry friends

Linnelle Takeuchi is a 13-year animal shelter volunteer and spends at least four days a week at the Hawaiian Humane Society. She’s done just about every volunteer job. “I love it. I feel useful. I’m helping the people and I’m helping the animals,” she said. Read More

Family Fare Calendar

A weekly calendar of events in Honolulu suitable for all ages. Read More

Five-0 Redux: After 50 years, ‘Hawaii Five-0’ continues to have impact on state

A version of the show has been on the air for going on 21 seasons — 12 seasons of the original version, and this month the rebooted version will start its ninth season. Read More

Family Movie Review: ‘Kin’

Despite this PG-13 rating, treat this film like an R. It’s shockingly violent and extremely dark thematically. Read More

Hang up that phone and learn

Don’t blame teachers for failing to monitor what kids do on their phones. Parents aren’t adept at it, either. Read More

Parents at Play: End of summer fun

With summer winding down, here are a few fun items that are sure to delight even the pickiest members of the family. Read More

Dr. Seuss’ ‘Cat in the Hat’ leaps from page to stage

The Cat, Thing 1 and Thing 2 and the brother-and-sister duo of The Boy and Sally are among the iconic characters in the stage adaptation, “Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat,” opening at Kennedy Theatre. Read More

Learn about plastic waste at Waimanalo beach cleanup

For some sun, fun and a job well done, families can help remove trash, plastic and other debris next month from the areas surrounding Waimanalo Beach Park — a Waikiki Aquarium cleanup event held in partnership with the city and Hard Rock Cafe. Read More

Historical sites grant free entry on Museum Day

Select Honolulu venues will join more than 1,400 museums across the country offering free admission on Sept. 22 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day. Read More

Which workout is best: High or low intensity?

High-intensity interval training has become a big deal among workout enthusiasts, who like the short bursts of intense exercise alternated with longer periods of rest. But some folks still prefer low intensity workouts — repetitive moderate motion for 30 to 45 minutes. So which is better for you? Read More

Odd sports can provide great fitness boosts

There are several often-overlooked sports that provide enormous fun and extensive health benefits. We’re talking about table tennis, pickleball and joggling. Read More

Magnum Reloaded: ‘Magnum P.I.’ and ‘Hawaii Five-0’ crossover is a sure bet

The two series share many elements besides being on the same network — both Thomas Magnum and Steve McGarrret are daring leading men surrounded by teams they trust with their lives. Read More

Sunset on the Beach featuring new ‘Magnum P.I.,’ ‘Hawaii Five-0’ rescheduled due to Olivia

The Waikiki event, now scheduled for Sunday at 4:30 p.m., will honor the 50th anniversary of the 1968 premiere of the original “Five-O.” Read More

Curvy Con celebrates inclusivity during New York Fashion Week

Size inclusivity was on the minds of about 1,000 from around the world who flocked to a three-day celebration in New York. It was the fourth annual Curvy Con, the second to coincide with New York Fashion Week. Read More

Single-use plastic can lead to stubborn fat

Not losing weight as fast as you once did? You could be affected by the endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), also called obesogens, which are found in many plastic bottles/containers and migrate into food and liquids. Read More

Are nut butters badder, better or as nutty as nuts themselves?

Eating peanuts and tree nuts two or more times a week and walnuts at least once a week has been found to be associated with a 13 to 19 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease and up to a 23 percent reduced risk of coronary heart disease. Read More

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