Wednesday, August 5, 2015         


Nakanishi's inari sushi is a perfect mix of tastes, textures

By Lynette Lo Tom / Special to the Star-Advertiser
In cooking, the little things add up. A seemingly simple dish of sushi rice stuffed into a fried tofu pouch can be spectacular, when care is taken with each small step. One Kaneohe cook illustrates this with her inari sushi, better known as cone sushi to Hawaii folks because some versions call for triangular shells.

Aerobics, weights make fluid transition into pool workouts

By Nancy Arcayna
Working out may have fallen by the wayside during the recent heat wave where it was 90 degrees in the shade, but aqua aerobics may be the answer to getting back on track.

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.
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