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                                Hawaii resident Ethan Wacker, second from left, stars as Bernie on the Disney Channel live-action series “Bizaardvark.”

Isle teen makes his mark in 2 television shows

Updated on  September 29, 2016 at 12:04 pm

Isle teen makes his mark in 2 television shows

Updated on  September 29, 2016 at 12:04 pm

Briefs

Korean bar hosts author event Saturday

A Korean karaoke bar is the favorite hangout of Bruce Blanc, narrator of local author Chris McKinney’s new novel “Yakudoshi: Age of Calamity.” Read More
Updated on  September 28, 2016 at 6:12 pm

On the Scene

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A poi supper at the Palace

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Updated on  September 28, 2016 at 6:14 pm
John Berger’s On the Scene photos run throughout the week. Contact him at jberger@staradvertiser.com. Read More

5 Things We Love

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Ceramic-coated pans make nonstick cooking a snap

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Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm
During a recent stay with my grandmother, who makes the world’s best scrambled eggs, I noticed she was using a skillet that behaved like a nonstick pan but looked like it had a ceramic finish. Read More

Five-0 Redux

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Getting ready to master a new game

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Updated on  September 24, 2016 at 1:16 am
As usual, “Hawaii Five-0” pulled out all of the stops to make their latest premiere one of the most memorable, and perhaps one of the most thoughtful, of the last seven season starters. Read More

Garden Party

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                                Takumi Tashima holds a bunch of mountain apples picked from a tree in his yard. The 82-year-old veteran’s garden is filled with flowers and fruit trees.

Retiree fulfills childhood dream by cultivating food plants

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                                Takumi Tashima holds a bunch of mountain apples picked from a tree in his yard. The 82-year-old veteran’s garden is filled with flowers and fruit trees.
As a boy growing up near the old Aiea Sugar Mill, Takumi Tashima often admired the fruit trees and vegetable gardens his neighbors grew. Their bounty always inspired his imagination. Read More

Good Fit

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                                Deneé Madamba trains by running at Kaimana Beach.

Deep loss spurs 50-year-old to a life change, triathlons

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                                Deneé Madamba trains by running at Kaimana Beach.

Updated on  September 20, 2016 at 12:30 am
Deneé Madamba, a dedicated Honolulu triathlete, will tell you it’s never too late to start something new. Read More

Health Options

Eradication of mosquitoes could save threatened birds

In many parts of the world, mosquitoes transmit serious diseases ranging from malaria to the Zika virus. Read More
Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 12:43 am

Cranky Dad

Weekend obsession goes back to a rumble in jungle

The other day I got into an argument with Mrs. G. when the topic of yardwork came up. It was a Saturday morning and she asked what I had planned to do that day, the first in a few weeks that didn’t find us under some kind of severe weather advisory. Read More
Updated on  September 25, 2016 at 6:48 pm

Hawaii Gardens

Keiki might be thankful for thornless kiawe trees

Question: Why did the big old historic kiawe tree at the Halekulani Hotel fall over? Could it be saved? Could they plant a new one if not? Read More
Updated on  September 18, 2016 at 6:41 pm

The Green Leaf

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                                Molokai sixth-grader Mahealani Bright-Wilhelm, above, posed with a cutout of Wisdom, a Laysan albatross, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress.

Conservation convention inspires Hawaii children

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                                Molokai sixth-grader Mahealani Bright-Wilhelm, above, posed with a cutout of Wisdom, a Laysan albatross, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress.

Updated on  September 11, 2016 at 6:53 pm
Once all of the motions have been adopted, commitments made and the delegates are back home in their far-flung parts of the world, Hawaii will have fulfilled its role as host of the 10-day International Union for Conservation of Nature’s World Conservation Congress 2016. Read More

K-­Drama

S. Korea takes precautions after powerful earthquakes

South Korea was shaken up by the largest earthquakes to hit the peninsula since measurements began in 1978. Read More
Updated on  September 24, 2016 at 4:49 pm

Looking Back

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                                Crowds jam into the wooden bleachers of Honolulu Stadium for a Hawaii Islanders baseball game. The stadium was demolished in 1976.

History of sporting events, celebrity shows at stadium

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                                Crowds jam into the wooden bleachers of Honolulu Stadium for a Hawaii Islanders baseball game. The stadium was demolished in 1976.

Updated on  September 9, 2016 at 4:58 pm
Forty years ago, on Sept. 6, 1976, Honolulu Stadium was demolished. The stadium, which opened in 1926, had hosted sporting events for a half-century. This month we lookback at the historic venue. Read More

Show Biz

Busy Bette Midler to appear on small screen, Broadway

Hawaii’s Bette Midler has a whirlwind agenda on multiple platforms in the coming months: Read More
Updated on  September 24, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Wood Craft

Falling tree injures nobody but many hit hard by its loss

Thirty-five former Halekulani employees and a few current staffers held their annual get-together at the Garden Room of the hotel last month. Read More
Updated on  September 16, 2016 at 12:19 am

Tryouts

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                                Above, Yumi Kawai works out with a hula hoop.

Gymnastics-inspired class offers women a fun way to get in shape

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                                Above, Yumi Kawai works out with a hula hoop.
The origin of Shinogu Sato’s Fit Wahine class, which helps adults strengthen muscles and improve balance, is rooted in child’s play. Read More

Sunday Comics

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Trouble in Paradise

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Updated on  August 20, 2016 at 9:48 pm

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Updated on  September 25, 2016 at 8:25 pm

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Calabash

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Updated on  September 18, 2016 at 1:08 am

Book Reviews

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Isle author expands truth about yoga

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Updated on  September 9, 2016 at 4:57 pm
Through the lens of yoga, Kailua author and psychologist Jennie Lee takes a comprehensive look that offers depth and breadth to this ancient philosophy. Read More

She Speaks

Goodie bags from parents full of love and motley food

Visiting my parents’ house almost always means going home with a grocery bag full of unsolicited food — and the offerings are as random as they are welcome. Read More
Updated on  September 28, 2016 at 5:58 pm

In the Lineup

Talk therapy comes free in community of surfers

I was surfing a steep right at Suis when the Sundance Kid dropped in on me and cut back, running over my feet. Read More
Updated on  September 16, 2016 at 7:09 pm