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Kokua Line

Bus transit depot parking isn’t for nearby businesses

Question: Please find out who has parking privileges at the bus transit depot, Middle Street location. Finding parking nearby where I work is almost impossible. I was once warned by security my car would be towed away in the future. Read More
Updated on  July 23, 2017 at 10:48 pm

Lee Cataluna

Summer cultural camp a rite for ohana as much as for kids

The kids, all 290 of them, are calmly sitting on the gym floor dressed in their aloha-print best waiting for the program to start. Read More

By Request

Pie melds pumpkin, custard


Updated on  July 18, 2017 at 5:06 pm
Some people like pumpkin pie, some prefer custard and some families fight about this when there’s room for only one pie on the menu. No need for such strife when there’s such a thing as a layered pie. Read More

TheBuzz

New apps beef up food explorations


Updated on  July 18, 2017 at 5:09 pm
New players in the restaurant-finder app game have launched in the Hawaii market and each brings something different to the table. Neither is supported by advertising sales. Read More

In the Lineup

New day, great wave help ease sting of discourtesy


Updated on  July 23, 2017 at 3:21 pm
The last time I hazarded a Sunday sesh, there was this guy waiting on the outside for the left-breaking waves while I chased the inside rights. Things didn’t go well. Read More

Incidental Lives

Parkinson’s patient’s trek proves feet of strength

Chris Dacus’ journey of 1,080 miles started not with the proverbial one step, but with niggling internal voices that kept saying “don’t” and “can’t” and “better not.” Read More
Updated on  July 17, 2017 at 9:39 pm

Ferd's Words

Aiea grad Cox works way into a career as MLB scout

The odds of anybody at Saturday’s Atlanta Braves tryout at Mililani High making the major leagues might well be somewhere between slim to none. But, then, the man running the tryouts, Dan Cox, is a poster guy for overcoming long odds. Read More

Further Review

3 levels of competition could eliminate some problems in football

A high school that won a state football championship a mere four years ago suited up just 19 players last week as practice started for the upcoming season. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Siam Garden creates a splendid sequel


Updated on  July 21, 2017 at 12:46 am
Siam Garden Cafe Thai Food on Waialae Avenue, sister restaurant to Siam Garden Cafe on Nimitz Highway, faithfully replicates the formula of the original with a few added costars. Read More

She Speaks

Unpacking brings on end-of-vacation blues


Updated on  July 23, 2017 at 7:46 pm
I know I’m not alone when I say unpacking after a trip sucks. Not only is it a dreadful chore, it also signifies the very end of your vacation. Read More

‘Boozy slushies’ provide cool summer refreshment


Updated on  July 18, 2017 at 5:07 pm
There’s no better way to beat the summer heat than with a frozen cocktail. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Lauren Teruya


Updated on  July 23, 2017 at 7:58 pm
Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2017 Lauren Teruya will be in Phoenix competing against 50 other young women at the Miss Teen USA pageant next weekend. Read More

fl(ASH)back

Governor mixes it up with typical complacency


Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 10:33 pm
It’s the last Sunday in June and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Isle leaders intently keep blind eye on rail’s budget


Updated on  July 22, 2017 at 9:09 pm
Mayor Kirk Caldwell, the City Council, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and the state Legislature have made a culture of looking the other way when it comes to the financial and managerial lapses that have doubled the cost of Oahu rail to $10 billion and delayed its opening by six years. Read More

On Politics

Who will challenge Ige next election? All eyes on Hanabusa


Updated on  July 23, 2017 at 1:32 am
The biggest political race in Hawaii is the one implied, but not yet happening. Read More

Show Biz

Robert Cazimero reflects on brother’s life


Updated on  July 23, 2017 at 4:09 pm
When the Brothers Cazimero emerged in the 1970s, their contemporary hybrid sound fueled the renaissance of Hawaiian music. Read More