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                                Tammy Haili‘opua Baker

On the Scene: Tammy Haili‘opua Baker

On the Scene: Tammy Haili‘opua Baker

Things We Love

5 Things We Love: Sweet and spicy pineapple, Timex watches, and more

A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat, written by staffers from the Star-Advertiser. Read more

She Speaks

                                The connection between sisters can be something that starts when very young and continue to strengthen throughout their lives.
She Speaks: Mom delights in the bond shared between daughters

My middle daughter spent a good portion of a recent weekend using her iPad to film a movie starring her little sister. Read more

In the Lineup

In the Lineup: Ownership aside, Tonggs sea wall belongs to surfers

Nowadays, I also get glares from vacation renters in the waterfront houses. ­Every time I walk the wall I miss the warm, neighborly local families who lived here before. Read more

Five-0 Redux

                                “Hawaii Five-0” series star Alex O’Loughlin spends some time with fans at the Sunset on the Beach premiere in Waikiki on Sept. 19.
Five-0 Redux: ‘Hawaii Five-0’ season 10 starts off with brewing romances and cryptic goodbye

“Hawaii Five-0” fans around the world are in a frenzy waiting for the new season to start next Friday, Sept. 27. Read more

On the Scene

                                Tammy Haili‘opua Baker
On the Scene: Tammy Haili‘opua Baker

Tammy Haili‘opua Baker grew up on Kauai in a family where Hawaiian culture was lived more than taught. Read more

Garden Party

Hawaii Kai duo grow an oasis that benefits the body and soul

The garden keeps them busy but provides plenty of benefits for this engaging couple. Read more

Hawaii Gardens

Hawaii Gardens: Turn beach debris into useful gardening tools

Not all the debris that’s collected needs to head straight to the dump. Some of the items can be recycled into useful tools for our backyard gardens. Read more


                                Jeff Chung
Yo Han decides to leave center on ‘Doctor’

This week’s synopses of Korean dramas televised on KBFD TV. Read more

                                Central Middle School was once the site of Princess Ruth’s palace.
Rearview Mirror: Central Middle School was once a royal palace

On the Kukui Street side of Central Middle School is a sign in big letters that says “Keelikolani School.” The site has an interesting history, but was it ever named Keelikolani? I wondered. Read more


Benefit seeks to help Kauai lifeguards save more lives

Ticket sales for the Ocean Safety Bureau and the Kauai Lifeguard Association’s fifth annual fundraiser on July 27, have been slower than usual. Read more

Show Biz

                                Keith Vieira
Show Biz: Few venues offer the experience of supper clubs of yore

There was a time — three or four decades ago — when leading Waikiki hotels provided a prime-space supper club, where meals were served prior to or during a show. Read more

Wood Craft

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood says ‘aloha’

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood, approaching his 86th birthday, recalls his colorful newspaper career as he steps back from his regular column. Read more

Book Reviews

‘Hawai‘i Movie and Television Book’ chronicles local contributions

A new 2018 edition of the book adds 13 classic films, along with feature films, TV shows and documentaries released since the original version was published in 2015. Read more

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