From the shores of Mokuleia to the jungle of Waikiki and the verdant valleys of Windward Oahu, 12 hardy souls trekked to all eight locations in our "Get Lost" photo contest celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere of the ABC hit television series. Story »
Make your own scary movie in the annual Halloween Video Contest sponsored by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii News Now; or spin your most haunting tale of horror and the supernatural in the our annual Halloween Fiction Contest. Story »
Considering the list of medical challenges Jesse Jones faces on a daily basis, it would be natural to assume he doesn't get around much. For the past 12 years, he has been fed through a tube inserted into his abdomen.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Story »
Several individuals and groups devoted to social justice issues will be honored at The Interfaith Alliance Hawaii's 12th annual Community Awards celebration and banquet. The event will feature the theme "Transformation to a Better World" and the Rev. C. Welton Gaddy. Story »
The Catholic Diocese of Honolulu has named Kristin Leandro as director of its safe-environment and charter compliance program, which is responsible for overseeing adults who have frequent contact with minors and investigating child abuse allegations, among other duties. Story »
You could say that Errol and Nancy Rubin aren't afraid of heights, given that their garden is basically a straight climb up more than 125 steps. Their multilevel home in Enchanted Lake, Kailua, is right up against a large hillside.
STARS PLAY AT ALOHA FESTIVALS LUAU
Hawaiian 105 KINE deejay Bruddah Wade, left, welcomed Mark Yamanaka and Ho‘okena guitarist Glen Smith to the Aloha Festivals Luau on Saturday at the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort. Yamanaka entertained the audience with songs from his Na Hoku Hano?hano Award-winning albums. Ho‘okena closed the show with a beautiful collection of Hawaiian and hapa-haole classics.
Knee Deep Brewing Co. has built its brand on big, bold, incredibly hop-forward beers. The tiny brewery located in Auburn, Calif., in the Sierra Nevada foothills has quickly captured the hearts of hop-loving craft beer enthusiasts around the country. Story »
Certain food cravings and memories that endure over time cannot be sated, for whatever reason -- a restaurant closure, for example, or the passing of a generation of cooks who held the family's secret recipes. Story »
The plate lunches at Rainbow Drive-In fall firmly in the category of not-broke-don't-fix. Change is unnecessary for purposes of taste or economics (Rainbow already moves 1,600 to 1,800 plate lunches every day, thank you very much). But growth, that's OK. Story »
When the first large wave of Portuguese immigrants arrived in 1878, they brought a distinctive cuisine that bears Mediterranean influences and incorporates a variety of spices such as chilies, coriander, cinnamon and saffron. Story »
As a child, I ate sheets of teriyaki-flavored nori by the dozens. Green flecks lived in my teeth. I'd try to get non-Japanese friends to eat some, but I think they assumed I was crazy to eat stuff that was considered fish food. Story »
Imagine a Waikiki with considerably fewer coconut palm trees.
If the coconut rhinoceros beetle, a native of Southeast Asia, establishes a population in Waikiki, that could become a very real scenario, according to Rob Curtiss, acting plant pest control branch manager for the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. Story »
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