This week we continue our recurring feature in 5 Things We Love spotlighting stuff you have got to do, see, hear, wear, use or eat in Oahu neighborhoods. Today: Waikiki. Coming up: Keeaumoku and Kailua. Send your suggestions to email@example.com. Story »
Make your own scary movie in the annual Halloween Video Contest sponsored by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii News Now; or spin your most haunting tale of horror and the supernatural in the our annual Halloween Fiction Contest. Story »
Best Fall Fair: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Ewa Community Church, 91-1258 Renton Road, with crafts, baked goods, food, rummage sale, collectibles and more. Call 681-3471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Story »
For complete movie listings and schedules, see Friday's TGIF. • ‘Gone with the Wind' • Hitchcock-tober • ‘My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks' • National Theatre Live: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire' • and more
The Sunrise Ministry Foundation is accepting registration for its "Journeys to Wellness III" seminar for healing of the mind, body and spirit from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Story »
Burton White congratulated Grammy Award-winner Mavis Staples, center, and her sister and backing vocalist Yvonne Staples, after a superb concert Wednesday at the Hawaii Theatre. The sisters are still performing together decades after they gained fame as part of the Staple Singers, who received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. Mavis Staples said during the concert that it was thanks to White, the theater’s artistic director and general manager, that she was performing in Hawaii for the first time since 1973. See my review at HonoluluPulse.com.
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If you want an executive producer to cast you as the next Catwoman, then it's best to consult a cat. Camren Bicondova watched her own cat, Mr. G, and landed the role of Selina Kyle — aka Catwoman — on "Gotham." Story »
Knee Deep Brewing Co. has built its brand on big, bold, incredibly hop-forward beers. The tiny brewery located in Auburn, Calif., in the Sierra Nevada foothills has quickly captured the hearts of hop-loving craft beer enthusiasts around the country. Story »
Certain food cravings and memories that endure over time cannot be sated, for whatever reason -- a restaurant closure, for example, or the passing of a generation of cooks who held the family's secret recipes. Story »
The plate lunches at Rainbow Drive-In fall firmly in the category of not-broke-don't-fix. Change is unnecessary for purposes of taste or economics (Rainbow already moves 1,600 to 1,800 plate lunches every day, thank you very much). But growth, that's OK. Story »
My daughter knows that in our family, food is an expression of love. The other night I made a stew, and she praised the meal between each spoonful. Her proclamations were almost comical, with long sighs as if she was experiencing new levels of flavor. Story »
I'll turn 83 on Oct. 26, and the time has come for me to reduce my weekly Wood Craft output. I'm not throwing in the towel, but I will be slowing down and doing just one column a month that will run on the last Sunday of each month, starting Oct. 26, my special day. Story »
John Rowles, the New Zealand-based singer who was a major Waikiki attraction in the 1970s, will make his first return appearance, headlining with the Elvis Presley TCB Band, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Story »
Spotlight on Korea for HIFF this year is looking really strong with eight great films and a couple of celebrity attendances. Scheduled to appear are megastar Kang Dong-Won, along with director EJ Yong, who will be making his second visit to HIFF. Story »
Imagine a Waikiki with considerably fewer coconut palm trees.
If the coconut rhinoceros beetle, a native of Southeast Asia, establishes a population in Waikiki, that could become a very real scenario, according to Rob Curtiss, acting plant pest control branch manager for the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. Story »
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