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Lee Cataluna

Kalani High hoops team reveals character

Updated on  March 21, 2018 at 12:36 am
The Kalani High School boys basketball team has a favorite saying: “Character revealed!” Read More

By Request


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

Caldwell seeks kupuna input on surf contest reform

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 5:54 pm
A surfer himself, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell wants to balance the interests of competitive and recreational surfers when seeking to revise the city’s current permitting rules. Read More

Incidental Lives

Teen model giving back to others less fortunate

Updated on  March 20, 2018 at 6:29 am
Like the runway model she’d worked diligently (and painfully) to become over the last year, Victoria Tan executed her last pivot this weekend with both poise and conviction. Read More

Ferd's Words

UH QB McDonald seizing a golden opportunity

Sunrise was nearly an hour away in Manoa when quarterback Cole McDonald threw his first passes of the opening day of spring practice Wednesday morning. 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

Italian eateries poised to stir up scene

Updated on  March 20, 2018 at 4:11 pm
Essentially, there are two kinds of Italian restaurants on Oahu, neither involving Italians in the kitchen. Read More

She Speaks

Crafty mom instill creativity in offspring

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 8:48 pm
Mom celebrated her 70th birthday just a few days ago. As her milestone day neared, I reflected on all the typical traits that make mothers so admired. One of the qualities I appreciate most of all is her creativity. Read More

Hawaii brewers find strength in numbers

Updated on  March 15, 2018 at 12:23 am
Maui Brewing Co. founder Garrett Marrero is one of the more active Hawaii brewmasters on social media. His Facebook and Instagram feeds are filled with adventures inbeer making, a lot of shoes (he’s a kicks guy, too) and travel photos — plus a few cute dog shots for good measure. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Eileen Tokita

She’s known as “the Egg Lady” for her skill at creating jeweled Faberge-style eggs, and for the classes where she shares her knowledge. Read More


Caution in order for nuclear alert plan

Hawaii foolishly rushed ahead of other states into nuclear warnings, and we paid with the January fiasco that made us an international punchline and renewed worries about our state government’s competence. Read More

Volcanic Ash

At last, the end appears near for medical-aid-in-dying debate

Hawaii advocates for “death with dignity” legislation to allow the hopelessly ill the choice to end their suffering on their own terms have felt for 20 years like Charlie Brown and his football — so close, but always snatched away. Read More

On Politics

Show Biz

Hello, Loretta! DHT snags Tony nominee for season opener

Loretta Ables Sayre will portray Dolly Gallagher Levi when Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 2018-19 season with “Hello, Dolly!” on Sept. 21. Read More