The hot summer months are behind us, signaling the season when movie studios turn serious. As we draw nearer December, the cinematic hotbed of silliness and sci-fi shrinks as likely Oscar nominees arrive. Story »
Kids, help us get in the holiday spirit and trim our pages with your holiday creations. Design an ornament for our annual Keiki Kalikimaka contest and you'll have a chance at prizes of $100, $75 and $50 cash. Story »
Though Michel’s may be small in size, its food looms large in popularity and reputation. Impeccable is the operative word at Michel’s, which boasts classic tableside service, high-quality ingredients.
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 email@example.com. Story »
There are two ways to look at "Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' documentary about Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor whose revelations of widespread surveillance launched a hundred op-ed columns a year ago. Story »
The Hawaii Friends of Sabeel, the Muslim Association of Hawaii, the Hawaii Coalition for Justice in Palestine and various other organizations and University of Hawaii departments and centers will host three events featuring Noura Erakat, an international human rights attorney and activist. Story »
The Catholic Diocese of Honolulu's Prison Ministry is collecting donations to bring together children and their incarcerated mothers at the Women's Community Correctional Center on Oahu for a Christmas party. Story »
Tom and Rosamond Miller enjoy spending most of their time at home in their enclosed lanai, a veritable greenhouse filled with potted plants and an eclectic collection of knickknacks. It's a place full of memories.
Pageant Executive Director Alicia Jones, left, celebrated with newly crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2015 Kyla Hee, Dr. Angela Pratt, Miss Hawaii USA 2015 Emma Wo and Leilani Keough after the two contestants were named winners of their respective pageants Sunday at the J.W. Ihilani Resort & Spa. For more photos from both events, check honolulupulse.com.
Jon Anderson's contributions to the radio, television and newspaper business on Guam have made him a media icon. This month we look back at Anderson's career, which included several years in Hawaii during the 1960s. Story »
Kale is all the rage today, in green drinks, sauteed with garlic and in all kinds of ono preparations. One plant that is even easier to grow than kale and has many of the same health benefits is Okinawan spinach. Story »
For professional dancer Cara Horibe, impending motherhood is no reason to stop moving. After all, dancing is a part of her life. "Everyone keeps asking me, so are you still teaching?" said Horibe, who is seven months' pregnant. Story »
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about the beverages. To complete your festive meal, you'll want a drink that will work with all of those classic dishes, from turkey and gravy to cranberry sauce. Story »
Thanksgiving approaches, time for my annual mash-up of recipes and charity. This is our eighth year of offering the five top "By Request" recipes of the year as a benefit for the Star-Advertiser's Good Neighbor Fund, which provides aid to families in need. Story »
If I even have an extra minute, I have a talent for filling it. I say "yes" to too much. In theory I want to have less to do, but I usually end up with one more assignment at the end of a conversation. Story »
A treasure chest of hula was on view Nov. 15 at Koa‘e Kea's dazzling dinner extravaganza in the Ala Moana Hotel's Garden Lanai. Koa‘e Kea is an organization made up of retired Hawaiian Airlines hostesses. Story »
With Thanksgiving approaching, we posed a simple question to local notables: "What are you thankful for this year?" Responses were overwhelmingly personal yet pertinent, reflecting core values like family and health.
The makeup of South Korean households is rapidly changing, with a full quarter of households comprising only one member. That proportion is projected to grow to one-third by 2035. This has resulted in a boom for convenience stores. Story »
"Kawaiokalena" Keali‘i Reichel (Punahele Productions) • "Our Treasured Memories" Society of Seven (Society of Seven) • "The Real Thing" I.A. featuring Mike Izon (no label) • "Lost in Paradise" Greenwood (Forest in Leaf) • "An Ukulele Christmas 2" Various artists (Neos Productions) Story »