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Incidental Lives


You with the red stuff: It’s time to give a pint or 2

Take this as literally as you can: The Saint Francis School class of 2017 is out for blood. Read More

Youngsters, theater are open portal to her bliss

The daughter of a successful actress and an accomplished stage performer herself, Eden Lee Murray has never known a life without the edifying influence of the theater. Read More

Kid on Kauai helps others after others helped him

The slaps and shoves never bothered Bryden Kaauwai. Not much, at least. Read More

Teen’s efforts pay tribute to grandma’s giving spirit

The greatest gift that Emma Tandara ever received was learning how to give. Read More

First-time homeowners now living their dream

It’s been five months since Adonis Buttel and fiancee Julie Lunas closed on their Pearl City dream home, and Buttel hasn’t stopped pinching himself. Read More

Bard’s work fuels teen in travels and in life

To Shakespeare, of whom Lanihuli Gilbert is so enamored, all the world was a stage. But to Gilbert, aspiring stage actress, it’s also a pretty good practice studio. Read More

Retiree opts to clean the sidewalk as his bailiwick

From a childhood spent in pre-development Kalama Valley through 40-plus years as a driver for TheBus, Gerard Noa has become a keen observer of the ways in which his island home has changed over the years. Read More

Isle graduate nears dream of becoming a diplomat

A self-professed “local girl from Hawaii,” Veronica Chiu has career aspirations as expansive as her knowledge of the world. Read More

Determined youth quits his past to be a better man

The proof of Triston Sarte’s growth over the last couple of years comes not only in the positive steps he’s taken to better himself but also in hard truths he’s been willing to confront. Read More

She has put in the work, persevered and will win

Friends and family haven’t seen nearly as much of Kitty Souza lately — and they couldn’t be happier. Read More

Teen finds happiness in helping other people

Caleb Burnett excels at a great many things, but morning drive-time conversation is not one of them. Read More

Boy’s heart for rescued dogs spurs other gifts

When Raquel Craven first learned that some 270 neglected and malnourished dogs had been rescued from a shelter in Makaha last month, she figured she should let her 10-year-old son Cody know. Read More

Retirement is prime time for mom to indulge

Rosemary Nishi devoted 42 years of diligent service as a supervisor with the Honolulu Department of the Corporation Counsel. But it wasn’t until she retired just over a decade ago that she really got to work. Read More

Theater attendant hopes to be movie star

When she isn’t ripping tickets for eager moviegoers at the Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 theatres, Lori Tuisano is doing whatever she can to work her way onto the big screen. Read More

Longtime caricature artist draws on his own goodwill

For part-time caricature artist Frank Uratani, seeing the best in other people is as much a matter of pragmatism as positive attitude. Read More

Love of acting, trials and all, is no facade for island teen

If there is anything about the craft of acting that Holly Berwick finds distasteful, uninspiring, or anything short of pure joy, good luck finding it. Read More

The head of Assets School knows challenges firsthand

As a child, Paul Singer experienced developmental delays that undermined both his academic progress and his sense of self-worth. Read More

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