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Local keiki with special needs get a chance to play sports

Local keiki with special needs get a chance to play sports

Things We Love

5 Things We Love: Holiday shopping in Kailua

Singer/songwriter and fashionista Erin Smith shares her holiday shopping picks from local shops in Kailua. Read More

She Speaks

She Speaks: With family overseas, it’s time for new mail tactics

Now that I’ve sent a few boxes, though, the process has become more comfortable. And knowing my family abroad will be getting a taste of home makes me happy. Read More

In the Lineup

In the Lineup: Champions Carissa Moore, Stephanie Gilmore say Honolua surf was fearsome but fun

Call it fate, or Maui mana: For the second year in a row, the world championship of women’s surfing was decided by the last contest of the tour, the World Surf League’s Beachwaver Maui Pro, held Nov. 26-27 in the natural arena beneath the cliffs at Honolua Bay. Read More

Five-0 Redux

Five-0 Redux: Saying farewell to friend pushes ‘Hawaii Five-0’ to emotional brink

Steve McGarrett and his former SEAL team members try to outrun a group of assassins. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Alan Wu

Alan Wu was 9 and spoke no English when his family came to Hawaii from Taiwan. He now co-owns Doctors of Waikiki, an urgent care facility in the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. 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

Hawaii Gardens: Cook, Norfolk pines make fine Christmas trees, houseplants

Who knew what a great houseplant keiki Cook and Norfolk pines can be!? Read More


Column: Maryknoll sophomore to make Sony Open debut

Local Korean-American amateur golfer Peter Jung will make his PGA debut next month at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Read More

Rearview Mirror: Stories learned in 2018 include schools and 2 dogs

Each year at this time, I look back at my last 12 months of columns for some of the things I learned in the year. Rearview Mirror is often a process of discovery for me, as well as my readers. In December I like to review the year and some of my favorite stories. Read More


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

Show Biz: Rising pain threshold gives Andy Bumatai less to gripe about

Andy Bumatai, Hawaii’s favorite stand-up comedian, turns 65 on Christmas Eve, but will celebrate a day earlier, at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Dec. 23 at Blue Note Hawaii. The shows also marks his 40th anniversary in island show biz. 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

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