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Kokua Line

Landlords may charge extra deposit for tenants with pets

Question: I found an apartment I can afford (miracle!) and I want to take it. Read More
Updated on  September 21, 2017 at 11:19 pm

Lee Cataluna

The award for craziest street parking scene goes to …

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 10:49 pm
There are many strong competitors for the title of craziest neighborhood parking situation on Oahu. Read More

By Request

Fresh fruit ice cake a tasty adult treat

Updated on  September 14, 2017 at 1:07 am
Sweet, sticky ice cakes were a part of childhood for so many of us, yet I hadn’t given them a thought in at least 20 years. Read More


Hawaii food ambassadors win awards in Shanghai, New Orleans

Updated on  September 19, 2017 at 5:08 pm
Two chefs with Hawaii ties have earned honors for the work they’ve done in recent months. Read More

In the Lineup

Wait for glassy waves offers time to reflect

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 6:13 pm
When the tradewinds relent in late September and October, we get windless, glassy, peeling waves. And sometimes, when it’s small and inconsistent, Suis is actually uncrowded. Read More

Incidental Lives

Wellness contest changes accountant’s lifestyle

Updated on  September 19, 2017 at 1:21 am
The legendary Czechoslovakian distance runner Emil Zatopek, winner of three gold medals in the 1952 Olympic Games, was said to have improvised his own resistance training by running on dirty laundry in his bathtub. Read More

Ferd's Words

Much stays the same in mild mild West Division

Updated on  September 17, 2017 at 11:07 pm
Ten months after the University of Hawaii football team played its last Mountain West Conference game, guess what’s changed as the Rainbow Warriors prepare to start a new conference season? Read More

Further Review

Warriors try to shrug off obstacles at Wyoming

Updated on  September 24, 2017 at 12:29 am
This one’s going to sting for a while for the University of Hawaii football team and its fans. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Aloha Beer Co. offers perfectly balanced bar grinds

Updated on  September 20, 2017 at 11:10 pm
Aloha Beer Co. merits a look, despite the limiting format of a food truck that serves as kitchen here. The thought process and work behind the menu many would simply describe as classic brewery fare instead features the same artisanal quality as their craft brews, giving this beer-friendly menu a luxe vibe. Read More

She Speaks

For parents of grown kids, keeping mouth shut key to sanity

Don’t even begin to tell your kids how to take care of their children, money, home, health, career and relationships. It’s the quickest way to end a conversation. But what I really want to say is: Save your money and take care of your teeth! Read More

Distillery crafts tropical spirits in Kalihi

Updated on  September 14, 2017 at 3:21 pm
Kapalama Shopping Center doesn’t seem like the place to find Oahu’s newest distillery, but that’s where you’ll find Royal Hawaii Spirits. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene With Jim Aina

In the 14 years since he returned to the local stage, Kamehameha Schools graduate Jim Aina has given memorable performances playing heroes and villains in comedies and dramas alike. Read More


Lolos choose waiting game as tokers’ day finally arrives

Updated on  August 26, 2017 at 10:47 pm
It’s the last Sunday in August and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Instability, distrust still mire Police Department

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 11:05 pm
It rankled when former police Chief Louis Kea­loha, facing a federal corruption investigation for allegedly involving the department in a family legal dispute, was paid $250,000 by the Police Commission to go away. Read More

On Politics

Unlike watershed Con Con in 1978, complacency is today’s attitude on political activism

Next year, Hawaii voters get their once-a-decade chance to register not only their displeasure with the state of government, but their hope that democracy can fix it. Read More
Updated on  September 2, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Show Biz

Beloved voice coach Rego home from hospital, care home

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 6:07 pm
Neva Rego, the beloved voice coach to many island luminaries, is back home in Kaimuki following three visits to Straub Hospital this summer and a week’s residency at the Palolo Chinese Home earlier this month. Read More