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                                The band Fishbone is seen above. CeeLo Green, Maxi Priest and Fishbone are among the headliners scheduled to appear at Ocean Aid on Sunday.

Ocean Aid concert at Shell now free after sponsor buy-out

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 2:22 pm

Ocean Aid concert at Shell now free after sponsor buy-out

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 2:22 pm

5 Things We Love

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                                Alyssa Kauanoe of Hawaii Kai company Suede designs shark blankets.

5 Things We Love

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                                Alyssa Kauanoe of Hawaii Kai company Suede designs shark blankets.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:42 pm
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More

She Speaks

COURTESY CHRISTIE WILSON
                                The author gets ready for summer camp in 1965.

At summer camp, merry, merry queens of the bush were we

COURTESY CHRISTIE WILSON
                                The author gets ready for summer camp in 1965.
Today’s Summer Fun Guide got me hiking down the dusty trails of my memory to a summer more than 50 years ago at Camp Paumalu in the forested ridges above Sunset Beach. Read More

In the Lineup

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                                Betty Lou Sakura Johnson leaped in the air during Kid Peligro’s Ginastica Natural class in Sunset Beach Jiu Jitsu studio across from Sunset Beach on the North Shore.

Gymnastic workouts train groms to channel energy

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                                Betty Lou Sakura Johnson leaped in the air during Kid Peligro’s Ginastica Natural class in Sunset Beach Jiu Jitsu studio across from Sunset Beach on the North Shore.

Updated on  April 23, 2017 at 3:42 pm
Pure joy is contagious, and I caught some on a visit to Kid Peligro’s Ginastica Natural surf training class at the Sunset Beach Jiu Jitsu studio across the highway from the famed surf break. Read More

Five-0 Redux

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Will fans be ready for the changes that lie ahead for McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin) and his Five-0 crew?

Preparing for a different kind of season finale

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Will fans be ready for the changes that lie ahead for McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin) and his Five-0 crew?
Usually around the end of April, “Hawaii Five-0” fans start to realize that the end is near. As we head toward the May 12 season finale, we are often torn between two emotions-- excitement about finding out the answers to our many series questions, and sadness that four months of reruns loom before us. Read More

On the Scene

COURTESY JOHN TROUTMAN
                                John Troutman will be in Honolulu to talk about the book at 2 p.m. May 7 in the Alana Hawaiian Culture Pavilion as part of the 2017 Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival.

On the Scene with John Troutman

COURTESY JOHN TROUTMAN
                                John Troutman will be in Honolulu to talk about the book at 2 p.m. May 7 in the Alana Hawaiian Culture Pavilion as part of the 2017 Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival.

Updated on  April 23, 2017 at 3:26 pm
John Troutman was working on a book about Native American musicians in the early 1900s when he noticed the names of Hawaiian musicians were popping up repeatedly. Read More

Garden Party

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                                “It’s hard to overstate how gratifying it is to have a deep, heartfelt connection with a plot of earth, knowing that if I take care of it, it will feed me,” said Fran Butera, pictured in her Palolo garden.

Palolo resident enjoys creativity, challenges of gardening

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                                “It’s hard to overstate how gratifying it is to have a deep, heartfelt connection with a plot of earth, knowing that if I take care of it, it will feed me,” said Fran Butera, pictured in her Palolo garden.

Updated on  April 23, 2017 at 4:58 pm
Fran Butera spent much of her 25-year career as a graphic designer confined within an office. When she turned 50, she was ready for something new. Read More

Health Options

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                                Cells that line the inside of the small intestine are the major entry point for nutrients to get into the body. These intestinal tract cells have a challenging balancing act. In addition to taking nutrients in, they also serve as a key barrier between the body and naturally occurring or environmental toxins that are commonly in food.

Nutrients enter body via cells in small intestine

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Cells that line the inside of the small intestine are the major entry point for nutrients to get into the body. These intestinal tract cells have a challenging balancing act. In addition to taking nutrients in, they also serve as a key barrier between the body and naturally occurring or environmental toxins that are commonly in food.

Updated on  April 23, 2017 at 3:10 pm
Cells that line the inside of the small intestine are the major entry point for nutrients to get into the body. Read More

Hawaii Gardens

COURTESY HEIDI BORNHORST
                                Ulu is rich in fiber, calcium, potassium, B vitamins and pro-vitamin A carotenoids.

Nutritious ulu could boost Hawaii’s food security

COURTESY HEIDI BORNHORST
                                Ulu is rich in fiber, calcium, potassium, B vitamins and pro-vitamin A carotenoids.

Updated on  April 16, 2017 at 3:50 pm
Ulu is rich in fiber, calcium, potassium, B vitamins and pro-vitamin A carotenoids. If more people ate breadfruit, we would cut down on diabetes and other health issues. Read More

K-­Drama

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Jeon arrested on wedding day in ‘Perfect Bride’

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Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:52 pm
On the day of Jeon and Jae-soon’s wedding, Jeon is taken away in handcuffs. Read More

COURTESY LOWELL ANGELL
                                The fountain in the patio of the Waikiki Theatre featured eight plaques around its edge. The bronze plaques featured movie stars’ autographs, including those of Gary Cooper, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields and Loretta Young.

Akebono’s destruction in January robbed Hawaii of oldest theater

COURTESY LOWELL ANGELL
                                The fountain in the patio of the Waikiki Theatre featured eight plaques around its edge. The bronze plaques featured movie stars’ autographs, including those of Gary Cooper, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields and Loretta Young.

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 12:46 am
The loss of the Akebono Theater means the oldest theater in the state would be the downtown Hawaii Theatre, which opened in 1922 and now operates as a performance venue. Read More

Briefs

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                                Learn how to make kid-friendly slime from multipurpose white glue during workshops at the Office Depot on Dillingham Boulevard and the Office Max on Ala Moana Boulevard from noon to 3 p.m. April 29.

Whip up some slime at free workshops

COURTESY OFFICE DEPOT
                                Learn how to make kid-friendly slime from multipurpose white glue during workshops at the Office Depot on Dillingham Boulevard and the Office Max on Ala Moana Boulevard from noon to 3 p.m. April 29.
Office Depot will host free hands-on workshops in making slime April 29 at its Kalihi store and its Kakaako Office Max location. Read More

Show Biz

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                                Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota answers questions during an interview at the Oahu Country Club on March 27.

Mariota is great, from football field to screens big and small

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                                Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota answers questions during an interview at the Oahu Country Club on March 27.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:44 pm
Marcus Mariota, the homegrown NFL fave prepping a return after sustaining a broken leg last season, surely will spend time at the Waialae Country Club after being extended membership there. Read More

Wood Craft

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                                Baseballs left at the Oahu Cemetery gravesite of Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr., known as the father of modern baseball. He would have celebrated his 197th birthday this year.

Graveside gathering set for baseball’s ‘father’

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                                Baseballs left at the Oahu Cemetery gravesite of Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr., known as the father of modern baseball. He would have celebrated his 197th birthday this year.

Updated on  April 15, 2017 at 6:53 pm
Ralph Carhart will join the Friends of Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr., known as the father of modern baseball, on his 197th birthday Monday at Oahu Cemetery. Read More

Tryouts

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                                Noreen Okikawa, foreground, Judy Layfield, Jory Cummins and Rosalynn Wong go through a medicine ball routine during Damon Trevor’s boot-camplike workout at Ala Moana Beach Park.

Team Move workouts take fitness outdoors

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                                Noreen Okikawa, foreground, Judy Layfield, Jory Cummins and Rosalynn Wong go through a medicine ball routine during Damon Trevor’s boot-camplike workout at Ala Moana Beach Park.

Updated on  October 3, 2016 at 11:45 pm
Beach boot camps were trending nearly a decade ago, but the outdoor workouts seemed to disappear as more and more people moved indoors for gym memberships or Zumba and mixed martial arts classes. Read More

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Updated on  October 19, 2016 at 7:51 pm

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Updated on  October 15, 2016 at 8:37 pm

Book Reviews

COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PRESS
                                “Curve of the Hook” summarizes the career and philosophy of Yosihiko Sinoto, senior archaeologist at Bishop Museum, for which he has conducted research since 1954.

Archaeologist’s career island-hops through Polynesian cultures

COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PRESS
                                “Curve of the Hook” summarizes the career and philosophy of Yosihiko Sinoto, senior archaeologist at Bishop Museum, for which he has conducted research since 1954.

Updated on  April 23, 2017 at 4:38 pm
Composed of recollections, photographs and illustrations, “Curve of the Hook” — equal parts personal and scientific history — summarizes the career and philosophy of Yosihiko Sinoto, senior archaeologist at Bishop Museum. Read More

Deal Me In

Discounts available at Shangri La, Buffalo Wild Wings

Score free admission to Doris Duke’s oceanside estate and save 50 percent off traditional wing orders at Buffalo Wild Wings. Read More
Updated on  November 12, 2016 at 5:28 pm