Bright-red gowns were well represented at the Emmy Awards Monday night, seen on Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Octavia Spencer, Claire Danes, Minnie Driver, Uzo Aduba and Kaley Cuoco, among many. Story »
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards was a win for broadcast and cable television, which earned numerous awards as the digital gate-crasher Netflix was nearly shut out. AMC's "Breaking Bad" scored big on Monday night. Story »
The summer Obon season is nearly here, honoring the Buddhist tradition of commemorating family ancestors, who are said to return to this world to visit relatives. Here is a list of festivities across the state. Story »
Hawaii and Israel are on opposite sides of the world, but when it comes to matters of the heart, both stand on essentially the same ground, former Gov. Linda Lingle said at a "Pro-Israel Rally" this week at the state Capitol. Story »
Lawyers working on changing legislation to allow Micronesians to continue receiving Medicaid benefits will deliver an update on the legal struggle at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Kalihi. Story »
You could say that Errol and Nancy Rubin aren't afraid of heights, given that their garden is basically a straight climb up more than 125 steps. Their multilevel home in Enchanted Lake, Kailua, is right up against a large hillside.
The equation for good health includes variables we can control, and others, not so much. With diet and exercise, we can make choices to enhance health. But when it comes to the everyday stresses in life, the triggers may be primarily out of our control. Life happens! Story »
Outrigger Hotels exec Robert McConnell, left, talked with Momi Keaulana; her husband, famed Hawaii waterman Buffalo Keaulana; Dickie Moon; and Greg Ames as they celebrated the 124th birthday of Duke Kahanamoku and the accomplishments of beachboys past and present Friday at Duke’s Waikiki. The Hawaiian ambiance was heighted by the music of Maunalua and spontaneous hula by party guests.
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When the videojournalists at Waianae Intermediate planned to produce a story about a transgender classmate for "Hiki No," the student news show on PBS Hawaii, Robert Pennybacker held his breath — but only for a moment. Story »
Summer is the perfect time of year to plant a pollinator garden.
Creating a habitat is one of the best ways we can support our pollinators and slow the declines we have experienced in Hawaii due to habitat loss, pesticide usage, disease and introduced species. Story »
By CATHERINE E. TOTH / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
Sue Cowing calls it a “burning wing.” It’s a sharp pain that would flare up under her left shoulder blade whenever Cowing, an award-winning poet and writer, sat for too long at her computer or while writing in her notebook.
Anicea Seiko Campanale and Hailey Berkey have been friends since they were 8-year-olds growing up in California, and although their paths diverged as adults, the two reconnected and partnered to create The Nook Neighborhood Bistro in Puck's Alley. Story »
If California strawberries that stay in California are as good as residents claim, mangoes in Hawaii definitely rival that legend. The sweet and perfectly tender varieties grown on our island seem to dwarf those that are shipped in, still green and well packaged. Story »
A well-deserved surprise musical tribute luncheon for Harold Chang, 86, one of Hawaii's top drummers, was held Aug. 3 at the Musicians Association of Hawaii Local 677 facility. About 175 people packed the place to honor Harold, who hasn't lost a beat. Story »
He hasn't officially confirmed (or denied) the casting, but Jason Momoa, the actor from Hawaii, will almost certainly portray Aquaman in an upcoming movie. Momoa surely has the physique for Aquaman. Story »
South Korea was honored with a visit from Pope Francis this month. Known as the "People's Pope," the Pontiff was getting around town in a compact Kia Soul car. His last message to the divided Korea: "Forgive and be united as one people." Story »
"Slow jams" was the term used in the 1990s to describe songs with slow rhythms, introspective lyrics and heavy, solid bass lines. Vocalist Maryanne Ito and her producers revive that genre with her debut album and toss in an up-tempo dance club cut as well.
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