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Kokua Line

Neighbor objects to ‘for sale’ sign on car parked on street

Question: My neighbor complained because I have a “for sale” sign on my car. I’m trying to sell it! What’s the problem? Read More

Lee Cataluna

At UH, ‘most beautiful’ depends on where you look

The University of Hawaii at Manoa gets on a list of the 30 Most Beautiful College Campuses in the world, and the first instinct might be to laugh at the irony and to shame the author of the article for not knowing what she’s talking about. Read More
Updated on  August 22, 2017 at 10:02 pm

By Request

Baking scones takes some science

Updated on  August 22, 2017 at 4:26 pm
Recipes for scones are thick on the ground, but that bounty yields some variables. While the ingredients don’t change much, some of the finer points do. Read More


Isle-forged chef chosen for battle at Bocuse d’Or

Updated on  August 22, 2017 at 4:29 pm
Hawaii-born chef Jeffery Hayashi will do battle against two other chefs as he attempts to represent the United States at the 2019 Bocuse d’Or culinary competition in France. Read More

In the Lineup

Runaway seal provides reminder of inseparable kinship

Updated on  August 14, 2017 at 12:41 am
Within weeks, mom Rocky was teaching Kaimana to swim and simply be at home in the ocean. Read More

Incidental Lives

Sacred Hearts student’s bee work has grade-A reputation

Updated on  August 21, 2017 at 10:14 pm
Prior to last year, what Aubree Davis knew about bees — they buzz, they sting — could fit into the cell of a honeycomb with room to spare. Read More

Ferd's Words

UH hoops needs fewer cupcakes on its schedule

We’ve come to call Arkansas-Pine Bluff by its initials because when a team comes to the Stan Sheriff Center to play the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team for what will be its sixth appearance in eight seasons, you’re pretty much on a by-the-initials familiarity already. Read More

Further Review

Alabama’s my pick at No. 1, but will Tua get to play?

The Associated Press preseason college football poll comes out today. Here’s how I voted. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Nico’s Kailua has feel, favorites first loved at beginning

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 6:11 pm
The new Nico’s Kailua menu isn’t as extensive (yet) as that of Nico’s Pier 38 at Honolulu Harbor, but owner Nico Chaize has brought all the essentials — that is, the best of the original Nico’s, when it was just a small, unassuming, mostly takeout spot. Read More

She Speaks

‘Cry songs’ playlist marks nostalgia for lost years

When you’re young, “cry songs” tend to be about lost loves. As we age, they speak of lost years. Read More

Venture to Kailua for latest in local craft beer

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:49 pm
As Oahu’s craft beer scene continues to mature, some of the more exciting developments are happening outside metro Honolulu. Read More

On the Scene

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


Who needs plans, audits if you’ve got big backers?

Updated on  July 29, 2017 at 11:04 pm
It’s the last Sunday in July and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Management, not funding, of rail needs to be explored

Updated on  August 19, 2017 at 10:32 pm
State legislators are focused on the wrong question heading into their Aug. 28 special session on Oahu’s $10 billion runaway train. Read More

On Politics

Hawaii GOP should walk away from Trump’s remarks

Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 12:09 am
With that sort of political power, the GOP would be best stepping off the Trump train and repeating the affirmation of Schatz: “He’s not my president.” Read More

Show Biz

Borges, Matthews to be honored at Hospice Hawaii fundraiser

The late Jimmy Borges and Kirk Matthews will be among the 2017 Hall of Heroes honorees at Hospice Hawaii’s Na Hoa Malama fundraiser in November. Read More