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Lee Cataluna

Jack Lord’s stunt double lived with integrity


Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 9:52 pm
John Nordlum did some of the most daring stunts of 1970s and ’80s television but never broke a bone. He didn’t complain about being put in terrifying situations, but he called himself a coward. He had the looks of a ladies’ man, but he was devoted to only one woman. Read More

By Request

Veggie Dog barks about the new year


Updated on  February 14, 2018 at 10:17 am
Veggie Dog is a scaled-down version of a Prosperity Salad, also called “yusheng” or “yee shang,” part of the new year’s tradition in Malaysia and Singapore. Read More

TheBuzz

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

Ungovernable sea provides comfort, lessons in humility


Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:55 pm
Light spirits have been scarcer on the Hawaii surf scene lately. But surfing is a lesson in humility. Sometimes you don’t even need waves. Read More

Incidental Lives

Teenage filmmakers take dive deep into history


Updated on  February 12, 2018 at 10:29 pm
In the halcyon days of their youth, before they signed up for Anthony Vitali’s U.S. history class, Damien Memorial School juniors Van Riva, Kaleo Hino and Joey Gum thought they had experienced the “utmost extreme” of teamwork collaborating on the tactical video game “Rainbow Six: Siege.” Read More

Ferd's Words

TV stations eyeing prep football alliance

Even before the football teams from Kahuku High and Saint Louis School clash in an inaugural interleague regular season, there is the potential for another interesting showdown shaping up. Read More

Further Review

The journey to 26.2 miles begins with a single step


Updated on  December 11, 2017 at 2:21 pm
It’s 4 a.m., and I am prone on that low wall that separates Ala Moana Beach Park from Ala Moana Boulevard. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Roy’s celebrates 30th anniversary with food tour


Updated on  February 15, 2018 at 4:28 pm
Thirty years later, I’m still writing my column and it just may be because of Roy Yamaguchi, who helped create a state full of foodies. Read More

She Speaks

A favorite phrase lightens Sunday tasks


Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:50 pm
“A Sunday well spent brings a week of content.” I don’t know who came up with the clever quote; I believe it’s a proverb. I love that to different people it can mean different things, from recharging to preparing for the week ahead. Read More

Paisley Meadery opens N. King St. storefront


Updated on  February 14, 2018 at 11:30 pm
Oahu’s craft alcohol industry continues to develop at a steady pace, with breweries and distilleries both in operation islandwide. Now that Brian Paisley has set up shop on North King Street in Chinatown, we can add a meadery to the list as well. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Jack Doom

Jack Doom, 51, was born in Korea, while his father was stationed there, but grew up in Hawaii. He returned to Hawaii after attending college on the mainland, planning to “hang out for a couple of years,” but never left. Read More

fl(ASH)back

Missile scare was nothing but warmup for election


Updated on  January 27, 2018 at 10:34 pm
It’s bombs away as we mark the last Sunday of January with a “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused: Read More

Volcanic Ash

Caldwell lost his cool with surf league and let meet get away


Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 8:08 pm
There was Mayor Kirk Caldwell at one of his dog-and-pony news conferences, portraying himself as the voice of reason in a dispute with the World Surf League over scheduling dates on the North Shore. Read More

On Politics

Holding new ConCon would be prime opportunity to hold high-spending OHA to its mission


Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 9:22 pm
It is rare when Hawaii’s government give voters both the problem and a possible solution, but that is what is happening with the astounding state auditor’s report on the out-of-control spending by the Office of Hawaii Affairs. Read More

Show Biz

Isle performers reunite for musical birthday celebration


Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:51 pm
When Loretta Ables Sayre returns to Blue Note Hawaii on April 1 — her 60th birthday — she’ll have a treasure of a present: Robert Cazimero. Read More