Rusden’s look at bottom left, from Neiman Marcus: Isabel Marant navy embroidered tunic ($1,825), Etro paisley-print pant ($1,130), Proenza Schouler saffron suede fringed cross-body bag ($1,425), Margo Morrison New York long multicolor ($475) and short multistrand necklaces ($685), Sheryl Lowe purple bead bracelet ($1,690), Tai turquoise bead bracelet ($130), and CUSP turquoise cuff ($60), tassel bracelet ($50) and drop earrings ($50).
The Interfaith Alliance Hawai‘i has scheduled a forum of national and local scholars titled “Non-Violence: Philosophy and Practice in World Religions” that will take place at 6:30 p.m. March 12 at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway.
Angel Ramos cradles a Sansevieria trifasciata that he named Nelsonii Rosita, after his late wife. "I came from a family of farmers. Plants have always been a part of my life," he said. "I just love them."
Angel Ramos, 86, has never not been growing plants, whether as a hobby or for survival. Raised in Ilocos Norte in the Philippines, he and his six siblings helped tend his impoverished family's crops. He learned to grow things from seed. "We had to farm because there were no jobs," said Ramos. Story »
About every five years, the U.S. departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services revise their dietary guidelines for Americans. The document affects everything from school lunch decisions to health advice from your doctor. Story »
Selecting a wine can be an overwhelming process for many wine drinkers faced with the multitude of bottles and labels lined up on shelves. I've heard countless times that, in the face of confusion, people will select a wine based not just on sale prices, but even pretty packaging or an eye-catching label. Story »
CONSULAR CORPS HONORS ABERCROMBIE
Former Gov. Neil Abercrombie, center, received the Consular Corps of Hawaii’s 2014 Distinguished Service Award for his many years of public service and support of cordial international relations at the Consular Corps Inaugural Ball on Saturday in the Monarch Room at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Corps Vice Dean R.J. “Zap” Zlatoper, honorary consul of Slovenia, left, was joined by John Henry Felix, honorary consul of Spain and Portugal, in making the presentation. For more photos go to HonoluluPulse.com.
It's easy to understand why the Hawaii-based producers involved with "Pali Road," a romantic thriller shot on Oahu for Chinese audiences, are excited about the project: The China Film Agency estimates the country adds 14 new screens a day, making it the fastest-growing movie market in the world. Story »
Plants are amazing! They need no added nutrients to germinate. Once they sprout, they'll need fertilizer to grow but inside each little seed is the energy and food required to reproduce another plant. Each seed capsule also retains information of environmental pressures to where it was grown. Story »
Many of us want Hawaii to be more self-sufficient — growing and eating locally grown food. Farming in Hawaii takes a lot of akamai hard work, skill and, of course, land and water. Do you wonder whether you are up to the task? Story »
Tucked in the back of Kailua Beach Center, around the corner from President Obama's favorite shave ice stop, Island Snow, the Kailua Bay Learning Center is seeking to educate tourists and locals alike about the impact of littering on Hawaii's beaches. Story »
Former Ironman triathlete John Henderson was hit by a bus while riding his bike six years ago on the North Shore, but even though it left him partially paralyzed, it hasn't stopped him from getting back on two wheels. Story »
The current big trend has everyone seeking locally made products. It doesn't matter whether it's produce or a craft, sought by locals or tourists — the goal is finding things made right here in Hawaii. Beer is no exception. But what actually makes a beer local? Story »
I once believed that if only someone would pay me for each of my great ideas, I'd be a millionaire many times over. But I learned pretty quickly that great ideas abound. They bubble up with the zeitgeist, so obvious in a particular time, place and circumstance that if you're not prepared to act, someone else will beat you to it. Story »
Treat your family to a day at the beach and celebrate the 30th Annual Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge, a benefit for the Waikiki Community Center. Proceeds support programs and services for Waikiki visitors and residents. Story »
Get ready for the 21st Annual Honolulu Festival, taking place Friday to March 8. Highlights include a grand parade in Waikiki, educational programs, the Friendship Party at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, a craft fair, workshops, performances and a Nagoya Fireworks show, which is dazzling every year. Story »
Aggression isn't something familiar to a lot of folks, so when confronted with a violent situation, many people don't know how to respond. Krav Maga, a self-defense system developed by the Israeli military, can help. Story »
The Storm is Passing Over
African-American gospels and spirituals will fill the air as Windward Choral Society presents “The Storm is Passing Over” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John Vianney Parish on Keolu Drive. Read More »
OLGC Keiki Collect Slippers
Students from Our Lady of Good Counsel School (OLGC) in Pearl City collected 443 pairs of slippers for the Sisters of Saint Francis at Our Lady of Kea‘au to help the needy along the Leeward coast. Read More »