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Kokua Line

Free, basic computer classes for seniors return next week

Question: Kokua Line used to print information about computer classes for seniors, but I haven’t seen anything lately. Do you have any? Read More
Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 12:23 am

Lee Cataluna

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A new gate, locked, has been put up at the access path to the beach at Portlock and the surf spot known as “Seconds.” A small poster with photos of litter in the lane is also on the gate. The question is whether these earnest signs make an impact.

Homemade signs strive for change, but often fail

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A new gate, locked, has been put up at the access path to the beach at Portlock and the surf spot known as “Seconds.” A small poster with photos of litter in the lane is also on the gate. The question is whether these earnest signs make an impact.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 11:14 pm
Funny how, despite the power of the digital age, the popularity of Twitter and YouTube and Facebook, the ease private citizens now have in getting their message out and having their voice heard, people still turn to a simple homemade sign in attempts to exert control in the world. Read More

By Request

COURTESY ZARLI WIN
                                Broadway Pea Salad incorporates water chestnuts and bacon with a dressing made of mayonnaise and sour cream.

Peas please in this classic creamy salad

COURTESY ZARLI WIN
                                Broadway Pea Salad incorporates water chestnuts and bacon with a dressing made of mayonnaise and sour cream.

Updated on  May 16, 2017 at 4:49 pm
Think of a pea salad as a green cousin to macaroni salad — creamy and mild, quick to assemble and suited to making ahead for parties or potlucks. Read More

TheBuzz

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Zak Barry, left, Matthew Hong and Luke Untermann, co-owners of Banan, serve up some of their frozen treats at theirUniversity Avenue shop. Banan is expanding with a third location in Royal Hawaiian Center.

Banan stoked to land spot on Waikiki Beach

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Zak Barry, left, Matthew Hong and Luke Untermann, co-owners of Banan, serve up some of their frozen treats at theirUniversity Avenue shop. Banan is expanding with a third location in Royal Hawaiian Center.

Updated on  May 16, 2017 at 4:57 pm
The founders of Banan next month will open a third location for their unique frozen treats at none other than the Royal Hawaiian Center. 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

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2007
                                Dr. Donnis Thompson and Marilyn Moniz-Kaho‘ohanohano advocated for female athletes at the University of Hawaii.

Women’s sports grew at UH under her guidance

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2007
                                Dr. Donnis Thompson and Marilyn Moniz-Kaho‘ohanohano advocated for female athletes at the University of Hawaii.

Updated on  May 19, 2017 at 9:44 pm
When Marilyn Moniz-Kaho’ohanohano first contemplated attending the University of Hawaii as a volleyball player, only one woman among the more than 8,200 female undergraduates on the Manoa campus received an athletic scholarship. Read More

Further Review

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dave Shoji smiled as he went to his table during his retirement celebration held at the Stan Sheriff Center on Sunday.

Revered and beloved, Shoji was a gift to us all

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dave Shoji smiled as he went to his table during his retirement celebration held at the Stan Sheriff Center on Sunday.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 8:26 pm
When you do this job, sure, sometimes you root for teams or players. Sometimes it’s privately, sometimes you don’t care if the world knows. Read More

The Weekly Eater

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Hideout, in Waikiki’s Laylow hotel, has a patio overlooking Kuhio Avenue, warmed with fire pits.

Isle flavors display global flair at Hideout

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Hideout, in Waikiki’s Laylow hotel, has a patio overlooking Kuhio Avenue, warmed with fire pits.

Updated on  May 16, 2017 at 5:04 pm
The Hideout restaurant and lounge offers a casual Hawaii/Pacific Rim menu ending perfectly with a take on the retro pineapple upside-down cake. 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