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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

North Shore teens helping Texas ‘one family at a time’

Updated on  September 21, 2017 at 11:35 pm
You know how when a tragedy is in the news you instantly think of someone you know who might be affected? North Shore teens Hannah and Jack Button thought of their beloved childhood babysitter. 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

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

Wyoming fans go the extra mile for football

Updated on  September 22, 2017 at 11:44 am
Some will come from Cody, the town named after the legendary frontiersman Buffalo Bill … 350 miles away, up near the Montana state line, not far from Yellowstone National Park. 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

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


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