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Lessons from the happiest place on Earth (not Disneyland)

Lessons from the happiest place on Earth (not Disneyland)

Things We Love

She Speaks

Icky episode necessitates home-cooked meals for beloved pet

The gross, smelly situation would have been less disgusting if the dog didn’t sleep on the bed. Read More

In the Lineup

Surfers sustained by dreams in and out of waves

In any given year, standout Pipe surfers who aren’t on the professional world tour or haven’t amassed enough qualifying points to enter the elite Pipe Masters championship might be chosen to compete in the Pipe Invitational in December. Read More

Five-0 Redux

‘Hawaii Five-0’ fans want Lou Grover to finally shed his past in season 9

Some say it takes a big man to show you what love and strength are all about. While many would say this is more metaphorical-- it also describes the “Hawaii Five-0” character Capt. Lou Grover, played by the incomparable Chi McBride. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Lillian Yajima

At 98, Lillian Yajima is active in several community organizations, helps raise money for Kuakini Hospital’s senior care facility, and teaches hula to “younger women” in assisted-living facilities. 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

Desert rose adds pop of color to garden, lanai

The Adenium — better known as the desert rose — is related to the plumeria, evident by the look of its blossoms and its milky sap. Read More

K-­Drama

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‘Along With the Gods’ sequel gives boost to film industry

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The South Korean film industry is getting a huge boost after a sluggish year with the release of the film “Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days.” Read More

Rearview Mirror

A behind-the-scenes look at the film ‘In Harm’s Way’

Two wooden houses erupted in flames in Palama as dozens ran for their lives. Bombs exploded, splintering coconut trees. A speeding Navy admiral’s black sedan turned on its side as another bomb fell. Read More

Briefs

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

Ruthie Ann Miles returns to stage after tragic accident

Ruthie Ann Miles, the Tony Award-winning actress from Hawaii, finally joined her castmates in “The King and I” earlier this month in London, where the Rodgers & Hammerstein evergreen is playing at the London Palladium. 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