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A mudslide of bad news about vaping

A mudslide of bad news about vaping

Things We Love

Things We Love: Doughnuts for sharing, a fun book series, and more

A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat, written by staffers from the Star-Advertiser. Read More

She Speaks

She Speaks: Halloween in Hawaii translates to cool costumes

With fall festivals to attend all month long, the costume construction starts in late September. That is when the final decisions must be made. Read More

In the Lineup

In the Lineup: Surfers hold surprising range of day jobs

A brain surgeon, sewage engineer, a Hawaiian Airlines pilot – you name it. You can meet a wide range of people at the beach, especially when the waves are great. Read More

Five-0 Redux

Five-0 Redux: ‘Hawaii Five-0’ turns up heat to beat spike in crime

A heat wave on Oahu causes an increase in 911 calls and the team searches for a woman who shot two HPD officers. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Jack Law

Jack Law is working on plans for a memorial observance for Eaton “Bob” Magoon, who died last month in California. He is also a major sponsor of this year’s Honolulu Pride events, which include the Honolulu Pride Parade Saturday in Waikiki. Read More

Garden Party

Hawaii Kai duo grow an oasis that benefits the body and soul

The garden keeps them busy but provides plenty of benefits for this engaging couple. Read More

Hawaii Gardens

Hawaii Gardens: Gentle watering coaxes ohia to grow and thrive

Ohia lehua can be grown from cuttings, air layers or seeds. Starting with seeds is the easiest and most fun way. You don’t need special propagation mist boxes or rooting hormones, just patience and daily gentle watering. Read More


K-Drama: ‘Lost’ star debuts as lead in a new drama, ‘Ms. Ma’

South Korean-American actress Kim Yunjin is back on the Korean small screen after 19 years. Read More

Rearview Mirror: From roller rink to nightclub, Dot’s has storied history in Wahiawa

I’ve written about Wahiawa on several occasions this year. This time, I thought I’d write about one of its icons — Dot’s restaurant. Read More


Benefit seeks to help Kauai lifeguards save more lives

Ticket sales for the Ocean Safety Bureau and the Kauai Lifeguard Association’s fifth annual fundraiser on July 27, have been slower than usual. Read More

Show Biz

Show Biz: ‘Dolly!’ full of challenges, rewards for Loretta Ables Sayre

Loretta Ables Sayre ends her triumphant run in Diamond Head Theatre’s “Hello, Dolly!” with a matinee today. Read More

Wood Craft

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood says ‘aloha’

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood, approaching his 86th birthday, recalls his colorful newspaper career as he steps back from his regular column. Read More

Book Reviews

‘Hawai‘i Movie and Television Book’ chronicles local contributions

A new 2018 edition of the book adds 13 classic films, along with feature films, TV shows and documentaries released since the original version was published in 2015. Read More

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