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Island Mele: ‘Songs of C&K’ a collection of updated classics

“The Songs of C&K” is a compilation recorded by a younger generation of artists, with each providing their own twist on classic Cecilio and Kapono tunes. Read More
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Hot ticket Tiffany Haddish stars in trio of fall movies

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Tiffany Haddish is having a great year. Following a star-making turn in last summer’s surprise hit “Girls Trip,” the 38-year-old actress released a New York Times best-selling book, hosted the MTV Movie & TV Awards, became the first black female comic to host “Saturday Night Live,” landed a lead role in the sitcom “The Last O.G.” opposite Tracy Morgan, and debuted a Showtime comedy special. Read More

Romell Regulacion brings Razed in Black back to Hawaii

To most people in Hawaii, the phrase “back in the day” evokes memories of light and sunshine. For Romell Regulacion, however, the frontman for Razed in Black, Hawaii’s most successful musical group from the Goth and industrial genres, “back in the day” refers to the darkness of night, and to his performances in the seedy warehouses and clubs that hosted the “dungeon” scene of Honolulu in the 1990s. Read More

Do It: Ohina 2018, First Friday, Green Room Fest, Sierra Club

Highlights of the top events in Honolulu this weekend and next week, courtesy TGIF. Read More

Eagles heading to Hawaii for Aloha Stadium show

The Eagles will perform at Aloha Stadium on Dec. 7, with Hawaii’s own Jack Johnson as the opening act. Read More
 

Bill Maher bringing Liebman, Leggero for holiday shows

For his eighth annual traipse through the Hawaiian islands, comedian Bill Maher will bring with him a pair of veteran female comics — Wendy Liebman and Natasha Leggero. Read More
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Bleak, terrifying ‘Kin’ confuses genres

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Not fitting into one genre or another, too dark to appeal to kids and too juvenile to draw adults, “Kin” has seemingly been dumped in that no-man’s land between blockbuster and awards season. Read More

Tasty food and sophisticated drinks boost happy hour at Merriman’s

Merriman’s is one of the most well-known names in Hawaii‘s restaurant industry, with establishments spread throughout the island chain. Read More
 
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Obscure musician, weary critic connect in charming “Juliet, Naked”

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Its racy title notwithstanding, “Juliet, Naked” is not salacious but delicious. Read More

Kailua Onstage Arts makes debut with ‘The Wolves’

Kailua Onstage Arts promises an unusual theatrical experience Friday with the opening of “The Wolves.” Read More

Na Palapalai reunites at Hawaii Theatre, features 42 Miss Aloha Hulas

Reunions of popular acts from years past are welcome opportunities to see fan favorites performing together again, and a reunion of the founding members of Na Palapalai — Kuana Torres Kahele, Kehau Tamure and Keao Costa — is no exception. Read More
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‘Operation Finale’ depicts capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann

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“Operation Finale,” an earnest and effective dramatization of the efforts to find Adolph Eichmann in South America and convey him to Israel, emphasizes the evil of evil. And also, secondarily and not always comfortably, its charm. Read More

John Cho triumphs in ‘Searching’ as father seeking missing daughter

The dubious paradoxes of internet technology — its power to inform and deceive, to connect and alienate — are at the heart of this ingeniously high-concept thriller from writer-director Aneesh Chaganty. Read More

‘Silent Empowerment’ makes statement in support of abuse survivors

“Silent Empowerment,” a one-day arts event at the Salt at Our Kakaako common space, has been rescheduled in the wake of Hurricane Lane. Read More
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Trevor Noah at Blaidsdell Arena Saturday in Honolulu

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Things are going pretty well for Trevor Noah. Read More
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Kelly Macdonald shines as a woman with unusual skills in ‘Puzzle’

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Some actors “act,” emphasizing performance over empathy, while others, in some extraordinary way, simply become other people, disappearing completely into the widest variety of roles. Kelly Macdonald is one of the best of those. Read More
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‘Miseducation of Cameron Post’ examines conversion therapy

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The common theme of every young adult novel or film is basic: How are things going to sort themselves out? “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” makes very good drama of that confusion in terms of life, family, religion, relationships and sexuality. Read More

Polynesian Cultural Center’s ‘Huki’ shares Pacific island lore

Polynesian Cultural Center’s new canoe showcase, Huki, explores Polynesian myths and customs and includes beloved island songs. Read More

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