Monday, August 3, 2015         


Boutique donates proceeds to nonprofit

By Star-Advertiser staff
Boutique donates proceeds to nonprofit • Addictive chips serve as sweet snack • Smoky pickled okra hits the spot • Gotta pee during film? There's an app for that • Fruit gems spotlight Maui ingredients

Romancing the waves

By Mindy Pennybacker
In any honest surfer's logbook, regrets and bummers far outnumber perfect rides. William Finnegan's exciting new memoir, "Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life," includes sessions that range from fun to humiliating, terrifying to ecstatic, over his 50 years of paddling the surfer's path.

Magician Hirokawa’s top trick? Not disappearing

By John Berger
Magic isn't easy. And it can be downright dangerous at times. In fact, some of the daring stunts John Hirokawa has pulled off in his long-running Magic of Polynesia show didn't involve any trickery at all, just intricate planning and precise timing.

Talented dancer to bid isles adieu

By Steven Mark
When "Alice (in Wonderland)" returns for a three-performance run at Blaisdell Concert Hall this week, it will mark a farewell to Hawaii's latest ballet prodigy.

UH professor wins book award

By Mindy Pennybacker
Craig Santos Perez, an associate professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has won the 2015 American Book Award for his third book, "from unincorporated territory [guma'],"the punctuation of the title is all cq a collection of poetry and prose published by Omnidawn in 2014.

Maui author’s thriller taps moral questions

By Pat Gee
"The Red: First Light," by Maui author Linda Nagata, was the first self-published book to be a finalist for the prestigious Nebula Award for science fiction.
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