Sean Javier “Javy” Williams, 12, left, who suffers from epileptic seizures, waited as his mother Doris Williams (in pink), prepared a low-carb, high-fat lunch for him at Shriners Hospital for Children Wednesday. He is participating in a new ketogenic diet program that may reduce the severity and frequency of his seizures. Another participant is 22-month-old Hekili Naea, seen here in the arms of Carol Jasper, director of nutrition services. Hekili’s mom, Fawna Kiefer, prepared the tot’s lunch at the table as Dr. Ryan Lee looked on.
On his plate, Javy Williams of Hanapepe, Kauai, had a simple hamburger patty with no bun, several crowns of broccoli, a slice of cheese and a few packets of mayonnaise.
Williams, 12, ate everything, then downed a small cup of heavy whipping cream.
Though Michel’s may be small in size, its food looms large in popularity and reputation. Impeccable is the operative word at Michel’s, which boasts classic tableside service, high-quality ingredients.
Best Fall Fair: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Ewa Community Church, 91-1258 Renton Road, with crafts, baked goods, food, rummage sale, collectibles and more. Call 681-3471 or email email@example.com. Story »
The Hawaii Friends of Sabeel, the Muslim Association of Hawaii, the Hawaii Coalition for Justice in Palestine and various other organizations and University of Hawaii departments and centers will host three events featuring Noura Erakat, an international human rights attorney and activist. Story »
The Catholic Diocese of Honolulu's Prison Ministry is collecting donations to bring together children and their incarcerated mothers at the Women's Community Correctional Center on Oahu for a Christmas party. Story »
Tom and Rosamond Miller enjoy spending most of their time at home in their enclosed lanai, a veritable greenhouse filled with potted plants and an eclectic collection of knickknacks. It's a place full of memories.
‘HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS’ AT C.S. WO
Bob Wo, seated left, and his wife, Betty, standing left, welcomed Jim Nabors, center, and George and Jean Ariyoshi to “Home for the Holidays,” C.S. Wo &Sons’ annual Christmas celebration, Saturday at the C.S. Wo showroom at 702 S. Beretania St. With six food stations distributed on two levels, a martini bar, caroling by the Diamond HeadTheatre Shooting Stars and a new selection of Christmas decor items, “Home for the Holidays” was the perfect start to the Christmas party season.
John Berger’s On the Scene photos run throughout the week in the Today section. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jon Anderson's contributions to the radio, television and newspaper business on Guam have made him a media icon. This month we look back at Anderson's career, which included several years in Hawaii during the 1960s. Story »
Kale is all the rage today, in green drinks, sauteed with garlic and in all kinds of ono preparations. One plant that is even easier to grow than kale and has many of the same health benefits is Okinawan spinach. Story »
For professional dancer Cara Horibe, impending motherhood is no reason to stop moving. After all, dancing is a part of her life. "Everyone keeps asking me, so are you still teaching?" said Horibe, who is seven months' pregnant. Story »
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about the beverages. To complete your festive meal, you'll want a drink that will work with all of those classic dishes, from turkey and gravy to cranberry sauce. Story »
Thanksgiving approaches, time for my annual mash-up of recipes and charity. This is our eighth year of offering the five top "By Request" recipes of the year as a benefit for the Star-Advertiser's Good Neighbor Fund, which provides aid to families in need. Story »
Sometimes I regret my offer to bake for a friend's birthday. I've had several friends forgo the traditional cake in favor of pie. While I do love a layer cake, I can muster up great pies: pecan, pumpkin, lemon meringue, French silk or any number of creamy, fattening pies. Story »
A treasure chest of hula was on view Nov. 15 at Koa‘e Kea's dazzling dinner extravaganza in the Ala Moana Hotel's Garden Lanai. Koa‘e Kea is an organization made up of retired Hawaiian Airlines hostesses. Story »
With Thanksgiving approaching, we posed a simple question to local notables: "What are you thankful for this year?" Responses were overwhelmingly personal yet pertinent, reflecting core values like family and health.
The makeup of South Korean households is rapidly changing, with a full quarter of households comprising only one member. That proportion is projected to grow to one-third by 2035. This has resulted in a boom for convenience stores. Story »
"Kawaiokalena" Keali‘i Reichel (Punahele Productions) • "Our Treasured Memories" Society of Seven (Society of Seven) • "The Real Thing" I.A. featuring Mike Izon (no label) • "Lost in Paradise" Greenwood (Forest in Leaf) • "An Ukulele Christmas 2" Various artists (Neos Productions) Story »