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Hawaii's Backyard

MAHINA MEDIA
                                Volcano Winery hosts a wine tasting at Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 2:16 am

Hilo shops pull out the stops for an enjoyable monthly event

MAHINA MEDIA
                                Volcano Winery hosts a wine tasting at Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 2:16 am
On a Friday night in 1985, the owners of a gallery and a picture frame shop in downtown Hilo decided to co-host an art opening with a twist. The exhibits featured black-and-white photos and ceramics, the decor was black and white, the public was invited to attend in black-and-white attire, and the tidbits that were served were black and white. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life

COURTESY RICHARD SULLIVAN
                                Tiki bar pops up in Chester
                                Kathy Doering, left, and her husband, Richard Sullivan, of St. Louis Heights, spotted the Waikiki Tiki Bar while visiting Chester, England, last year with their English friend Joyce Arber, center. The Hawaii couple was on a trip to the United Kingdom and Europe.
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                                Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to mpoole@staradvertiser.com or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Include the full names of those in the photo, when and where it was taken and the name of the photographer. We apologize but mailed photos cannot be returned.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 4:31 am

The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life: Chester, England

COURTESY RICHARD SULLIVAN
                                Tiki bar pops up in Chester
                                Kathy Doering, left, and her husband, Richard Sullivan, of St. Louis Heights, spotted the Waikiki Tiki Bar while visiting Chester, England, last year with their English friend Joyce Arber, center. The Hawaii couple was on a trip to the United Kingdom and Europe.
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                                SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO:
                                Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to mpoole@staradvertiser.com or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Include the full names of those in the photo, when and where it was taken and the name of the photographer. We apologize but mailed photos cannot be returned.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 4:31 am
Kathy Doering, left, and her husband, Richard Sullivan, of St. Louis Heights, spotted the Waikiki Tiki Bar while visiting Chester, England, last year with their English friend Joyce Arber, center. The Hawaii couple was on a trip to the United Kingdom and Europe. Read More

Briefs

Suiteness.com

Very important person? Why yes, I am. Now. Read More

Globe Trotting

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Motuba, a Western lowland gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo, opened a present the staff put out for him to celebrate his 31st birthday Thursday. His actual birthday was Jan. 23, but the celebration was postponed due to the blizzard.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 1:40 am

Bourbon draws tourists

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Motuba, a Western lowland gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo, opened a present the staff put out for him to celebrate his 31st birthday Thursday. His actual birthday was Jan. 23, but the celebration was postponed due to the blizzard.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 1:40 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. >> Bourbon tourism is on a record-setting pace in Kentucky as more people visit the state’s distilleries. Read More

Las Vegas Advisor

New Park area to offer bars, eateries and outdoor games

While the unveiling of the T-Mobile Arena on April 6 is being touted as Las Vegas’ next big event, it turns out there’ll be another one preceding it. The Park, the outdoor dining and entertainment district that will connect the arena with the New York-New York and Monte Carlo resorts, will debut April 4. Read More

Airfare Rates

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                                Lowest round-trip fares posted by the airlines. Restrictions apply. Fares are subject to change without notice. Payment up to 21 days before travel might be required. Fares might not be available for certain days of the week, holidays, etc.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 2:55 am

Airfare Rates

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SERVICE / 808-526-2611
                                Lowest round-trip fares posted by the airlines. Restrictions apply. Fares are subject to change without notice. Payment up to 21 days before travel might be required. Fares might not be available for certain days of the week, holidays, etc.

Updated on  January 31, 2016 at 2:55 am
Lowest round-trip fares posted by the airlines. Restrictions apply. Fares are subject to change without notice. Payment up to 21 days before travel might be required. Fares might not be available for certain days of the week, holidays, etc. Read More

Hawaii Highlights

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COMCrew member Darrin Whittaker secures the shark cage to the side of the vessel Kainani during a shark viewing expedition with Hawaii Shark Encounters on July 16 off Haleiwa.

Updated on  January 30, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Go beneath the surface with Hawaii Shark Encounters

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COMCrew member Darrin Whittaker secures the shark cage to the side of the vessel Kainani during a shark viewing expedition with Hawaii Shark Encounters on July 16 off Haleiwa.

Updated on  January 30, 2016 at 5:39 pm
As the vessel Kainani throttled into neutral, 3 miles off Haleiwa, torpedo-shaped shadows began to emerge from the cobalt blue abyss. Read More