Tuesday, July 28, 2015         


Manoa Heritage Center preserves island culture and history

By Nina Wu
Whether it’s the century-old monkeypod trees that shade the driveway leading to the porte-cochere or the quietness of the valley, there’s a timeless quality to the grounds at the Manoa Heritage Center. The trees were planted by Charles Montague Cooke Jr., a descendant of wealthy missionaries, when he built the gracious, Tudor-style home on the property in 1911.

Summer thermals provide a soaring experience

By Star-Advertiser staff
Summer thermals provide a soaring experience • Leftover slivers of soap put to good use • Beat the heat with fruity gelatos • Handmade specialties fill boutique • Blankets add color to outdoor adventures

Constructive creativity

By Nina Wu
From up close the construction wall along Ala Moana Boulevard near Waterfront Plaza looks like a series of undecipherable black-and-white patterns that wouldn’t get a second glance from passers-by.

Red string of fate haunts 3 generations

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2015
According to Chinese legend, a red string binds destined lovers to each other. But as they bumble about, making mistakes and problematic choices at every turn, the unbreakable string tangles into pernicious knots that eventually pass to thecneoxtmgeneration.

A songbook filled with stories

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2015
“Ho’ahu ‘Ana O Na Mele,” Noelani Kanoho Mahoe’s new, annotated songbook, is filled with resources for those who care about playing, singing and appreciating Hawaiian music in the most authentic way.
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