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Play ‘Shipwreck’d’ explores tale of adventure, personal growth

Veteran actor/playwright Daniel A. Kelin II brings James O’Connell to life in his new one-man show, “Shipwreck’d on the Body Beautiful, or the Tats Dancing Man,” at Kumu Kahua Theatre. Read More

New Year celebration continues at art museum

Let the new year festivities continue with a lion dance, taiko drum performance and more at Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday. Read More

Hawaii Pacific esports arena opens for gaming fun

HPU’s new esports arena is equipped with 25 gaming computers, 13 console stations, two virtual reality stations and an ultra-wide-screen computer monitor. Read More

How to protect your kid from ‘Fortnite’ scams

“Fortnite’s” incredible popularity among kids has made it an easy target for rip-off artists trying to make some actual bucks while the game is hot. Read More

Parental Guidance: ‘The Upside’

While “The Upside” isn’t exactly a kids’ movie, it’s appropriate for older kids and teens if they’re interested. Read More

Athletic excellence still starts at the dining table

A new, comprehensive review about the science of sports nutrition provides a lucid overview of what currently is known — and not known — about how athletes should eat. Read More

The 31-day plan to lose winter weight

Through each step you’ll try to maintain the previous ones as you add to them. But if you slip up, you can go back and pick them up again. This is a change for a lifetime, not a crash diet. Read More

4 ways to protect your eyes as you age

More than 6 million Americans over age 65 have some type of vision problem. That’s why it’s important to take steps at every age to protect your eyes. Read More

How to recognize symptoms that can lead to heart issues

Endurance athletes aren’t the only folks who get bushwhacked by potentially lethal cardiac events. About 47 percent of sudden cardiac deaths occur outside a hospital. Read More

Heart attack, stroke could be sign of cancer

Researchers studied records of 374,331 Medicare beneficiaries, mean age 76, who were given cancer diagnoses from 2005 to 2013. The researchers found that the highest risks were in those with diagnoses of lung and colorectal cancers. Read More

On the Scene with Kurt Kaminaka

Kurt Kaminaka recently completed work on his first film, “Tales of the Circle Keys,” about a writer who becomes obsessed with a character he created while writing the screenplay for his first film. Read More

She Speaks: Christmas thank-yous teach lessons of gratitude

One of my most favorite things about Christmas — and other special occasions that involve gifts, like birthdays and anniversaries — is writing thank-you notes. Read More

Review: ‘Avenue Q’ hits it big at Manoa Valley Theatre

“Sesame Street” has such a prominent presence in American culture that “Avenue Q,” the Broadway parody of Jim Henson’s beloved children’s show, is easy to appreciate. Read More

K-Drama: Actor Shin-yang Park reprises role in sequel to ‘Mr. Lawyer’

The trend of legal dramas in South Korea continues with a sequel, “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2.” The original, “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo,” which aired in 2016, starred Shin-yang Park and So-ra Kang. Read More

Show Biz: Karen Keawehawai‘i returns to stage at Manoa Valley Theatre

Karen Keawehawai‘i performs at the Manoa Valley Theatre this week as part of a yearlong Studio Series on the theater’s dark nights. Read More

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