Friday, August 29, 2014         


 Chocolate-making proves hard, but sweet, work
Koa Kahili describes himself as a "chocolate sommelier." Ironically, the owner and founder of Garden Island Chocolate wasn't a fan of chocolate when he was growing up. Story »
James Packer's Crown Resorts Ltd. has announced plans to build a megaresort located center-Strip on the site of the former New Frontier. It's at least the third attempt by Crown to set up shop in Las Vegas. Story »

Perched at the counter of Sweets Raku, a small, year-old dessert restaurant where almost everything is the gleaming white of a new iPhone charger, I chose a three-course tasting from a rice-paper menu printed in gold. Story »

A new live arena show called "Marvel Universe Live!" — a first for the comic franchise — has begun an 85-city two-year tour, flooding stages with a dizzying array of actors and upping the technological ante for theatrical events. Story »

New hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and concert venues have sprung up around the Los Angeles Convention Center, a neighborhood that locals had previously described as a frightening dead zone at night. Story »

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The Print Replica of the newspaper is a page-by-page replica of the day's printed newspaper - including all stories, sections, photos and ads - not including advertiser preprints - in PDF like form. It can be viewed on your computer's web browser, iPad, iPhone and some e-Readers.

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Strung with colorful madrases and festooned with cloths and hanging lanterns, as well as a screen playing classical Indian films, the Bollywood bug attacks theater guests instantly. Read More »
Letting Keiki Find Their Own Passion
From ballet to hula, I’ve had visions of tulle tutus and petite pa’u skirts for my little dancing queen. I grew up taking ballet and tap lessons, and recognized my daughter’s early love of music, rhythm and movement. Read More »

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