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City has budgeted $250,000 for Kamehameha III statue

Question: How much is that statue in Thomas Square going to cost? Read More
Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 12:30 am

Lee Cataluna

Fresh eyes could bring clarity, fixes for schools

Often, when there’s a high-profile government job opening in Hawaii — UH president, chief of police, superintendent of schools, for example — the water cooler and break room analyses turn to local-versus-mainland, insider-versus-outsider. Read More

By Request

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Ceviche made with marlin, pineapple and lychee, is a summer special at Ceviche House and Barrio Cafe.

Tropical ceviche is a summer specialty

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Ceviche made with marlin, pineapple and lychee, is a summer special at Ceviche House and Barrio Cafe.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 7:01 pm
Think of ceviche as something like poke. If you must. Read More

TheBuzz

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                From the Nico’s Pier 38 menu in Kailua: furikake-crusted ahi, left, grilled shrimp salad with Kahuku corn and miso-ginger vinaigrette and a grilled fish sandwich.

Nico’s harborside grinds make way to Kailua

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                From the Nico’s Pier 38 menu in Kailua: furikake-crusted ahi, left, grilled shrimp salad with Kahuku corn and miso-ginger vinaigrette and a grilled fish sandwich.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 5:05 pm
The straight-from-the-fish-auction furikake ahi and the famed Pier 38 fish burger featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” are now being served in Kailua. Read More

In the Lineup

COURTESY KEOKI SAGUIBO
                                Tandem duos have fun at last year’s T&C Surf Grom Contest’s FreeSurf Expression Session at Queen’s Surf in Waikiki.

New grom gang needs to learn respect

COURTESY KEOKI SAGUIBO
                                Tandem duos have fun at last year’s T&C Surf Grom Contest’s FreeSurf Expression Session at Queen’s Surf in Waikiki.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm
It’s springtime, which brings a population explosion in South Shore lineups on Oahu. Read More

Incidental Lives

COURTESY MARYKNOLL SCHOOL
                                Maryknoll School President Perry Martin, left, Kiana Arcayena and Maj. Gen. Darryll D.M. Wong.

Maryknoll junior aids causes great and small

COURTESY MARYKNOLL SCHOOL
                                Maryknoll School President Perry Martin, left, Kiana Arcayena and Maj. Gen. Darryll D.M. Wong.

Updated on  May 15, 2017 at 10:04 pm
In matters of giving back and paying forward, Maryknoll School junior Kiana Arca- yena doesn’t care to be overly discriminate. Read More

Ferd's Words

COURTESY GONZAGA ATHLETICS
                                Bryan Alberts

Grad transfer could give UH experience it greatly needs

COURTESY GONZAGA ATHLETICS
                                Bryan Alberts
With each passing day, the question mark that is Bryan Alberts looms larger than his 6-foot, 5-inch height for the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team. Read More

Further Review

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Due to a lack of trained field officials, the football schedule making the final rounds of OIA athletic directors includes some games to be played earlier in the week than the traditional Friday and Saturday.

Small pool of field officials creates need for training

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Due to a lack of trained field officials, the football schedule making the final rounds of OIA athletic directors includes some games to be played earlier in the week than the traditional Friday and Saturday.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 10:40 pm
If we go by the number of state championships in the highest divisions of each Hawaii high school sport, the Interscholastic League of Honolulu was dominant in the 2016-17 school year. Read More

The Weekly Eater

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mamoru Ginoza, executive chef at Okonomiyaki Chibo, cleans the grill after presenting two of his creations, shio yakisoba, left, and Pu-Monju, an okonomiyaki crepe stuffed with beef and seafood.

Octopus and squid star during Tako Tuesdays

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mamoru Ginoza, executive chef at Okonomiyaki Chibo, cleans the grill after presenting two of his creations, shio yakisoba, left, and Pu-Monju, an okonomiyaki crepe stuffed with beef and seafood.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 5:21 pm
There’s Taco Tuesday and Tako Tuesday, and you’ll never confuse the two at Okonomiyaki Chibo. Read More

She Speaks

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2013
                                Visitors in Waikiki use sunblock to avoid sunburn on a hot summer day in Honolulu.

When in the sun, covering up trumps exposure

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2013
                                Visitors in Waikiki use sunblock to avoid sunburn on a hot summer day in Honolulu.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 5:17 pm
I see old photos of myself looking fit and radiant with a rich, coppery glaze, and look down at my pale legs and wonder if a short session in the sun would return my skin to a healthy glow. Read More

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Bartender Brandon Farrell at Restaurant 604 adding hot sauce to a Bloody Mary. At right, the drink stands out against the bar’s nautical view.

Several local bars boost traditional Bloody Mary

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Bartender Brandon Farrell at Restaurant 604 adding hot sauce to a Bloody Mary. At right, the drink stands out against the bar’s nautical view.

Updated on  May 9, 2017 at 5:59 pm
When it comes to drinks made with red veggies, I’ll go with the good old Bloody Mary. Read More

On the Scene

COURTESY DARREN MICHAELS / SMPSP
                                Kailua-born Jonah Ray is the new star of “Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return” on Netflix.

On the Scene with Jonah Ray

COURTESY DARREN MICHAELS / SMPSP
                                Kailua-born Jonah Ray is the new star of “Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return” on Netflix.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 7:27 pm
Kailua-born Jonah Ray, 34, was in his early 20s when he left Hawaii in search of bigger opportunities. Read More

fl(ASH)back

STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE
                                U.S. sens. Brian Schatz (left) and Maizie Hirono (right).

Politicians showered us with comedy through April

STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE
                                U.S. sens. Brian Schatz (left) and Maizie Hirono (right).
It’s the last Sunday in April and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused: Read More

Volcanic Ash

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Rep. Joe Souki resigned as House speaker at the session’s end.

Souki’s House career lasted 35 years for good reason

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Rep. Joe Souki resigned as House speaker at the session’s end.
It would be negligent to let the 2017 Legislature get too far away without voicing an appreciation of Rep. Joe Souki, who resigned as House speaker at the session’s end. Read More

On Politics

DENNIS ODA / 2016
                                The start of HART’s mass transit rail line is in East Kapolei along Kualakai Pkwy.

Rail debacle should prompt developers, bankers to step up

DENNIS ODA / 2016
                                The start of HART’s mass transit rail line is in East Kapolei along Kualakai Pkwy.

Updated on  May 6, 2017 at 7:26 pm
On Thursday, the enormity of Honolulu’s rail project problems smashed through the state Legislature. Read More

Show Biz

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Jimmy Borges appears at a benefit concert in his honor at the Moana Surfrider in 2016. Proceeds from the event went to the Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship Foundation at the University of Hawaii.

Borges documentary in running for regional Emmy

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Jimmy Borges appears at a benefit concert in his honor at the Moana Surfrider in 2016. Proceeds from the event went to the Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship Foundation at the University of Hawaii.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 11:56 pm
“Jimmy Borges: A Life Story,” that splendid documentary on the beloved jazz singer, is one of three specials up for a regional Emmy Award. Read More