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Review: Maher, Saget and Brown ring in the new year with laughs

Updated on  January 2, 2018 at 10:05 am
For his seventh annual trip through Hawaii, comedian Bill Maher brought along Bob Saget and Obama impersonator Reggie Brown. Read More

‘Salute to Pipeline’ features famous boards ridden at surf break

Updated on  December 29, 2017 at 6:42 pm
In honor of the Triple Crown of Surfing, “Salute to Pipeline” features 21 of the most famous boards ridden at Pipeline to celebrate the riders, waves and shapers, curated by the California Surf Museum. Read More

Kapono, Ozomatli, Lesh help end ’17 in song

Updated on  December 29, 2017 at 7:44 pm
Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh, multigenre artists Ozomatli and G-Love, longtime Hawaiian entertainer Henry Kapono and ukulele virtuoso Taimane headline some of the live entertainment to be enjoyed on Oahu for New Year’s Eve. Read More

New York Times Top 10 Films of 2017

The New York Times’ chief film critics, Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott, share their favorite pictures of the year. Read More

Chainsmokers starts off multiple-day ‘Party of the Year’

Updated on  December 30, 2017 at 12:06 am
DJ-producer tandem the Chainsmokers have had a remarkable rise to the top of the millennial music food chain. Read More

Comedian Maher brings new friends for annual show

How can Democrats cope as a downer year comes to a close and enter 2018 with some semblance of hope? Among the options are lashing out, looking for distraction and taking comfort in nostalgia for happier days. All of those will be availableSunday at the Blaisdell Concert Hall, when Bill Maher makes his seventh annual appearance in Honolulu. Read More

Storm brings astrological concepts into new solo project

Updated on  December 29, 2017 at 6:42 pm
Sandy “Storm” Essman is the alpha female in Gerard K. Gonsalves’ hard-rocking Tin Idol Productions ohana. Read More

Tickets now on sale for Korean singer D-LITE

Updated on  December 27, 2017 at 10:58 am
Tickets are now on sale for the final shows of Korean pop star D-LITE, a performer on his international farewell tour. Read More

Do it: Ronny Chieng, Aon Noa, Jhene Aiko

Updated on  December 22, 2017 at 4:05 pm
Highlights of the top events from the week ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More

Review: Alexander Payne makes big mistake with small story

Updated on  December 23, 2017 at 7:18 pm
Director Alexander Payne got our votes when he offered a brilliantly satirical look at politics and popularity with his insightful high school-based comedy “Election.” He showed with “Sideways” that he could present a story as firm and dry as a prized red wine. Read More

Review: Del Toro’s fish tale is magical, romantic and dark

Updated on  December 23, 2017 at 7:16 pm
“The Shape of Water” is a sexy, violent, preposterous, beautiful fantasy, co-writer and director Guillermo del Toro’s most vivid and fully formed achievement since “Pan’s Labyrinth” 11 years ago. Read More

Review: ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ not the aca-peak of this series

Updated on  December 23, 2017 at 7:56 pm
Sorry, Pitches, but it’s a good thing “Pitch Perfect 3 ” is billed as the farewell tour for this musical franchise. Read More

Pop-jazz saxophonist Kenny G enjoys connecting with an audience

How many years does it take for something to become a tradition? Whatever your answer to that question may be, Kenny G will be a year closer to becoming a year-end tradition in Hawaii when he returns to the islands Wednesday for a third engagement at Blue Note Hawaii. Read More

Kuana Torres Kahele honors Molokai on newest album

Updated on  December 25, 2017 at 1:17 pm
With “‘Aina Momona (Music for the Hawaiian Islands Vol. 6),” multi-Hoku Award winner Kuana Torres Kahele continues to make good on his unprecedented commitment to record and release six full-length albums of newly written songs — each about a different Hawaiian island. Read More

To do: Russ, The Chainsmokers, Lauryn Hill

Updated on  December 21, 2017 at 5:21 pm
Check out which acts are coming to Oahu in the weeks and months ahead. Read More

BLT Market brings a taste of Puerto Rico to its menu

Updated on  December 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm
BLT Market is a stylish, out-of-the-way restaurant, placed on the lobby floor of the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach on the town side of Waikiki. During happy hour, it’s a sweet spot for rising above the fray of the streets below and enjoying a “living is easy” vibe. Read More

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