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Kokua Line

Copies of death certificates are available to nonrelatives

Question: Long story short, I need a copy of a death certificate and don’t want to ask the immediate survivors for it. Do you have to be a close relative to get one? Read More
Updated on  September 18, 2017 at 11:23 pm

Lee Cataluna

Schlep along all you want, kids, but not in the road


Updated on  September 9, 2017 at 9:07 pm
When Honolulu’s new “distracted pedestrian” law was passed earlier this summer, it seemed so … parental. Do we really need the threat of citations and fines to remind us to look where we’re going when we cross the street? 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

TheBuzz

HRA Hall of Fame includes late pastry chef among 2017 inductees


Updated on  September 12, 2017 at 5:02 pm
Chefs, an instructor, farmers, food distributors and restaurant executives will be honored at this year’s Hawaii Restaurant Association Hall of Fame gala. Read More

In the Lineup

Proper sharing of waves can be tricky proposition


Updated on  September 17, 2017 at 3:56 pm
Summer officially ends this week, and the passing of the season brings a classic opportunity to reflect on the passing of life. 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

QB doesn’t limit her leadership to the field


Updated on  September 16, 2017 at 11:20 pm
The losing streak is finally over at McKinley High School. Before Friday’s 22-0 victory at Waialua, the Tigers hadn’t won a varsity football game since 2013. Read More

The Weekly Eater

La Hiki elevates buffet to glorious levels


Updated on  September 13, 2017 at 12:23 am
Buffets have been a vanishing breed of restaurants in Hawaii over the past 15 years. Yet even the most jaded diner would feel like a kid in a candy store when faced with a fabulous food spread such as the brunch at La Hiki Kitchen. Read More

She Speaks

Dream jobs provide glimpses into sons’ minds


Updated on  September 16, 2017 at 6:16 pm
Just as I charted my children’s first words, first foods and charming quotes over the years, I find myself tracking their ever-changing career ambitions. Their goals give me a window into their most beloved interests and their perceptions of the world. 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 Dennis Muth


Updated on  September 18, 2017 at 5:05 pm
Dennis Muth is a Realtor and one-fourth of the refreshingly nontraditional Beatles tribute group Beat-lele. Read More

fl(ASH)back

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

Schatz gains traction with hawkishness over climate


Updated on  September 16, 2017 at 10:08 pm
Hawaii U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is one of the few congressional Democrats who broken from a consensus in the party to hold fire on climate change politics while hurricane victims in Florida and Texas recover. 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

Hana hou for ‘Honu by the Sea’ in Japan


Updated on  September 17, 2017 at 5:21 pm
Johnson Enos’ original environmental musical, “Honu by the Sea,” will make a second appearance at Tokyo’s Sea Life Park next month. Read More