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Louis Vuitton launches Hawaii-themed collection

Louis Vuitton launches Hawaii-themed collection

Things We Love

5 Things We Love

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:47 pm
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More

She Speaks

A favorite phrase lightens Sunday tasks

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:50 pm
“A Sunday well spent brings a week of content.” I don’t know who came up with the clever quote; I believe it’s a proverb. I love that to different people it can mean different things, from recharging to preparing for the week ahead. Read More

In the Lineup

Ungovernable sea provides comfort, lessons in humility

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:55 pm
Light spirits have been scarcer on the Hawaii surf scene lately. But surfing is a lesson in humility. Sometimes you don’t even need waves. Read More

Five-0 Redux

To see ‘Five-0’ in action — patience and respect are key

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 3:22 pm
The dream of any “Hawaii Five-0” fan is a chance to visit the set of their favorite show to meet the actors and perhaps capture a picture or two of their experience. Over the eight seasons, the show has been shooting in Hawaiʻi, we’ve seen many a lucky fan meet the cast and crew of the hit television show. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Jack Doom

Jack Doom, 51, was born in Korea, while his father was stationed there, but grew up in Hawaii. He returned to Hawaii after attending college on the mainland, planning to “hang out for a couple of years,” but never left. Read More

Garden Party

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

Updated on  November 11, 2017 at 6:58 pm
The garden keeps them busy but provides plenty of benefits for this engaging couple. Read More

Hawaii Gardens

Returning to Wahiawa for a botanical adventure

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:57 pm
Back in the 1930s the Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association used the Wahiawa Botanical Garden as an experimental arboretum to grow trees for watershed enhancement. The land was up for grabs in the late 1950s when it was rundown, with rows of trees and tall, overgrown Guinea grass. Read More


Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ shot scenes in S. Korea

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:52 pm
“Black Panther” contains a car chase scene that was filmed in Busan, South Korea, in March. Read More

Rearview Mirror

The Kingston Trio left an indelible memory in Waikiki

Updated on  February 15, 2018 at 11:32 pm
Randall McCord of Silver Creek, Ga., wrote to me recently about a great musical group he first saw in Hawaii: the Kingston Trio. Read More


Submit your event to the 2018 Spring Fun Guide

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:49 pm
Spring into action with the Star-Advertiser’s Sunday Currents section, as we prepare our special fun guide to spring and Easter events to be published March 11. Read More

Show Biz

Isle performers reunite for musical birthday celebration

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 5:51 pm
When Loretta Ables Sayre returns to Blue Note Hawaii on April 1 — her 60th birthday — she’ll have a treasure of a present: Robert Cazimero. Read More

Wood Craft

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood says ‘aloha’

Updated on  October 17, 2017 at 11:05 pm
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

New York Times Top Books of 2017

The New York Times’ critics have made their choices of the best fiction and nonfiction books of the year. Read More