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                                Journey performed at the Blaisdell Arena on Thursday.

Journey brings hits and more to Blaisdell opener

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm

Journey brings hits and more to Blaisdell opener

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm

5 Things We Love

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                                The Clarity TL100 TV Listener are comfortable, lightweight wireless headphones that are good for watching television late at night.

5 Things We Love

COURTESY CLARITY
                                The Clarity TL100 TV Listener are comfortable, lightweight wireless headphones that are good for watching television late at night.

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 11:03 am
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More

She Speaks

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Summer of good deeds establishes habit of helping

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Updated on  February 18, 2017 at 7:25 pm
There are lots of things families can do together to give back, from baking for neighborhood librarians to an organized Sustainable Coastlines beach cleanup and helping build a butterfly garden at Kahuku Farms. Read More

In the Lineup

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Sharks at isle surf spots generate tales of terror

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Updated on  February 20, 2017 at 11:15 am
When we enter the ocean, we enter the wilderness. Humans are, after all, mere visitors in this vast, mysterious realm. Read More

Five-0 Redux

COURTESY CBS “Hahai i nā pilikua nui” -- McGarrett and Five-0 once again become entangled in the twisted mind games of serial killer Dr. Madison Gray (Elizabeth Rohm) when she stumbles into HPD covered in blood that matches Alicia Brown's (Claire Forlani), and claims amnesia.

Five-0 Redux: Here there be monsters

COURTESY CBS “Hahai i nā pilikua nui” -- McGarrett and Five-0 once again become entangled in the twisted mind games of serial killer Dr. Madison Gray (Elizabeth Rohm) when she stumbles into HPD covered in blood that matches Alicia Brown's (Claire Forlani), and claims amnesia.
This week “Hawaii Five-0” was full of interesting surprises and a couple of unexpected twists. Read More

On the Scene

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                                Maui-born singer-songwriter Anuhea Jenkins.

On the Scene With Anuhea

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                                Maui-born singer-songwriter Anuhea Jenkins.
Maui-born Anuhea Jenkins, who performs simply as Anuhea, broke out big in 2009 with the release of her self-titled debut album. Read More

Garden Party

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                                Biserka Cikes’ hillside garden has a secret getaway spot behind her.

Aiea linguist creates colorful oasis

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                                Biserka Cikes’ hillside garden has a secret getaway spot behind her.

Updated on  February 11, 2017 at 8:08 pm
When Biserka Cikes works in her Aiea garden, it’s as if she’s creating an artistic masterpiece. Everything is placed with intent to create depth, color and texture. Read More

Health Options

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Optimal cardiovascular health requires variety of nutrients

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Updated on  February 12, 2017 at 3:35 pm
Do you know about the nutrients necessary to build and maintain a healthy cardiovascularsystem capable of functioning for decades? Read More

Hawaii Gardens

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Grasscrete a concrete replacement that helps the aina

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Updated on  February 19, 2017 at 3:34 pm
Grasscrete, where grass is grown in cells interspersed between concrete is an akamai and aina-friendly investment in our underground water aquifers. Read More

K-­Drama

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                                K-drama star Hyun Bin is in the latest action-packed film, “Confidential Assignment,” released Friday at Consolidated Pearlridge West theater.

Hyun Bin stars in cross-border action thriller

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                                K-drama star Hyun Bin is in the latest action-packed film, “Confidential Assignment,” released Friday at Consolidated Pearlridge West theater.

Updated on  February 19, 2017 at 3:49 pm
K-drama star Hyun Bin is in a new action-packed film, “Confidential Assignment,” released this weekend in Hawaii. Read More

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                “Star Wars” director George Lucas.

Lucas built ‘Star Wars’ tale with help of Hawaii mythology expert

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                                “Star Wars” director George Lucas.
Joseph Campbell, who married a local girl and settled in Honolulu in the early ’70s, played a pivotal role in the creation of “Star Wars.” Read More

Briefs

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Orwell’s ‘1984’ to screen at Doris Duke Theatre

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The Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theatre joins art-house theaters in 34 states and Canada in screening George Orwell’s “1984” in response to President Trump’s reported plans to reduce or eliminate government spending on the arts and humanities. Read More

Show Biz

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                                Singer-actress Mary Gutzi calls Honoluu her second home.

Former DHT actress has title role in new musical

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                                Singer-actress Mary Gutzi calls Honoluu her second home.

Updated on  February 18, 2017 at 7:28 pm
Singer-actress Mary Gutzi, who calls Honolulu her second home, is in the midst of rehearsals in Toronto for the world premiere of a new musical, “Sousatzka.” Read More

Wood Craft

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                                Writers Aaron and Jordan Kandell, and actor Dwayne Johnson, right, at the premiere of Disney’s “Moana” in Los Angeles in November.

Journalist Okita making her way in London

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                                Writers Aaron and Jordan Kandell, and actor Dwayne Johnson, right, at the premiere of Disney’s “Moana” in Los Angeles in November.

Updated on  February 18, 2017 at 7:37 pm
Former KGMB anchor and noted CBS journalist Teri Okita checks in to bring her story up to date and offer praise for her dad. 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

Calabash

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Calabash

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Updated on  October 15, 2016 at 8:37 pm

Book Reviews

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                                “Picture Bride Stories” by Barbara Kawakami (University of Hawaii Press, $39.99)

Narratives connect 16 Hawaii picture brides

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                                “Picture Bride Stories” by Barbara Kawakami (University of Hawaii Press, $39.99)

Updated on  January 28, 2017 at 7:53 pm
A picture was worth a lifetime for 20,000 picture brides who came to Hawaii from Japan and Korea during the plantation era. 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