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Kokua Line

Extra park security lasts at least through this month

Question: I walk to Sandy Beach early in the morning and to my mind things have improved since they increased security. … Are they going to make that permanent? Read More
Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 10:36 pm

Lee Cataluna

We’re all tired, Kaniela Ing — that’s no excuse

• Updated on  June 22, 2018 at 8:07 am
On Wednesday night, just hours after he was fined more than $15,000 for repeatedly filing false campaign finance reports and using campaign donations to pay his rent and his credit card bill, Kaniela Ing, candidate for congress, was speaking at a forum for the Hawaii Democratic Party’s Education Caucus. Read More

By Request

Chewy cookies come together without flour

• Updated on  June 15, 2018 at 12:18 am
It seems counter-intuitive that you can bake a cookie without flour, or at least some kind of starch. And yet, you can. Read More


After 16 years of telling tales, 1 more for the road

• Updated on  October 4, 2017 at 10:24 am
Ever since March 1, 2001, when I walked into the newsroom of the plucky Honolulu Star-Bulletin — it was two weeks away from its launch as a newspaper separate from the Honolulu Advertiser — I have felt lucky. Read More

In the Lineup

Surfing encounter evokes grandfather’s love

• Updated on  June 17, 2018 at 12:43 pm
Sometimes the dead send messengers. They can take any shape — people, birds, dolphins, dragonflies — but the message is the same: Remember me. Read More

Incidental Lives

Ferd's Words

Hall of Fame inductee Galdeira was a hit as an official

The face on the game program for the 1970 Hula Bowl was Heisman Trophy running back Steve Owens of Oklahoma, but the most memorable run of the all-star game belonged to Earl Galdeira. Read More

Further Review

UH to host program for at-risk youths

A chance meeting in a garage more than a decade ago got the idea going. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Artizen by MW returns to HiSAM with new dishes

• Updated on  June 20, 2018 at 10:58 am
After a brief closure due to renovations at the Hawaii State Art Museum, Artizen by MW has reopened with a handful of new menu offerings for breakfast and lunch. Read More

She Speaks

Devoted dad earns lifetime of love, respect

• Updated on  June 17, 2018 at 11:57 am
The best dads are the ones who will spend time with their kids. To all the other awesome daddies who give their children all the love, support and time in the world — happy Father’s Day. Read More

At first blush Whole Foods at Ward has plenty to offer

• Updated on  June 13, 2018 at 4:16 pm
Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting older, but I was pretty excited at first when I heard the new Whole Foods Market Queen planned to open with not one, but two bars on separate levels at Ward Village. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Penelope Ng Pack

Penelope Ng Pack, who placed third runner-up in the Miss Hawaii competition last year, bounced back to win the title of Miss Chinatown Hawaii in September, and was crowned Miss Hawaii 2018 on June 2. Read More


Volcanic Ash

On Politics

Show Biz

Midler, Janney to join cast of animated ‘Addams Family’

Hawaii’s Bette Midler, a Tony winner last year for “Hello, Dolly,” will join Oscar-winning Allison Janney by adding their voices to the upcoming animated feature “The Addams Family.” Read More