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Fall Craft Fair Guide

Fall Craft Fair Guide

5 Things We Love

5 Things We Love

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 6:15 pm
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More

She Speaks

For parents of grown kids, keeping mouth shut key to sanity

Don’t even begin to tell your kids how to take care of their children, money, home, health, career and relationships. It’s the quickest way to end a conversation. But what I really want to say is: Save your money and take care of your teeth! Read More

In the Lineup

Wait for glassy waves offers time to reflect

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 6:13 pm
When the tradewinds relent in late September and October, we get windless, glassy, peeling waves. And sometimes, when it’s small and inconsistent, Suis is actually uncrowded. Read More

Five-0 Redux

Looking forward to a new kind of ‘Five-0’

For “Hawaii Five-0,” who starts their eighth season next Friday, Sept. 29, the concept of drama should be second nature. Yet since the beginning of their last season, the hit television show has been plagued by more drama than any television show should ever face. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene With Jim Aina

In the 14 years since he returned to the local stage, Kamehameha Schools graduate Jim Aina has given memorable performances playing heroes and villains in comedies and dramas alike. Read More

Garden Party

Garden surprises abound at Windward home

Updated on  September 10, 2017 at 5:54 pm
“A garden should be fun, have secret places and surprises around the corner,” says retired nurse Elizabeth Keller. Although a banyan tree towers over her 1.5-acre property, there are many other sights to behold in her garden. Read More

Hawaii Gardens

Native Hawaiian bees were in isles first

Updated on  September 17, 2017 at 5:28 pm
Native Hawaiian bees pollinated plants here before honeybees were introduced in 1857. The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences has been working with students to kokua these rare and beneficial native insects. Read More


Star-studded ‘Fortress’ tells tale of epic siege

The highly anticipated period movie, “The Fortress,” will be released in the U.S. on Oct. 20. Read More

Rearview Mirror

A history of the Makapuu lighthouse

Updated on  September 22, 2017 at 9:10 am
Many of the world’s lighthouses were built because of nearby shipwrecks. A ship runs aground in the dark and, only later, authorities think of building a lighthouse to prevent it from happening again. Read More


Slack-key master Pahinui earns national honor

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 6:10 pm
Hawaiian slack-key master Cyril Pahinui was honored in Washington, D.C., this month as a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow. Read More

Show Biz

Beloved voice coach Rego home from hospital, care home

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 6:07 pm
Neva Rego, the beloved voice coach to many island luminaries, is back home in Kaimuki following three visits to Straub Hospital this summer and a week’s residency at the Palolo Chinese Home earlier this month. Read More

Wood Craft

Polo-playing Kahala developer Pietsch honored at invitational

Charles Pietsch Jr., who played polo and developed the Kahala Hilton in 1964, was honored at the inaugural Hawaii Invitational of Polo in Waimanalo this month. Read More

Book Reviews

Island-themed historic novels will carry you away

Summer may have just slipped by, but here are two new historical novels with literary leanings — and island themes — that will keep readers, for a little while longer, in that faraway, vacation state of mind. Read More