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Hawaii-born Jason Momoa’s new Apple TV show to debut in fall

The futuristic fantasy series “See” will be set in a world where people have lost the sense of sight. Read More

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra debuts music inspired by Hokule‘a

“Raise Hawaiki,” a major orchestral and choral work inspired by the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule’a, will get its world premiere in a performance by the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra and several local choral organizations. Read More

Local fashion designer offers free styling seminars

Allison Song, owner/designer of fashion brand Allison Izu, is launching a monthly Live Your Letter Seminar Series. Read More

She Speaks: Mom receives benefits from her own parenting

I know I shouldn’t have more chocolate. I’ve lectured my kids a hundred times on the pitfalls of sugar addiction. And yet, here I am, as soon as they are out of sight, reaching for the candy drawer. I am a hypocrite. Read More

Review: Diamond Head Theatre’s ‘Something Rotten!’ is ripe with humor

“Something Rotten!” — with an apt exclamation point — is a blissful and bountiful mashup of Shakespeare and Broadway musicals. Read More

K-Drama: KBFD marks 33 years on air

This week, KBFD celebrates 33 years of broadcasting in Hawaii. Read More

Show Biz: From director to orchestra conductor, Kip Wilborn plays many roles

Kip Wilborn, the singer-­actor-director, is the interim theater director at Windward Community Theatre’s Paliku Theatre. He’s also conducting the orchestra for Manoa Valley Theatre’s island premiere of the Broadway musical, “Allegiance.” Read More

On the Scene: Catching up with Grammy Award-nominated Na Hoa

In February, Na Hoa was in Los Angeles for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. Read More

Growing demand for all things vegan hits the cosmetics industry

Once perceived as health-conscious people by some, and very, very picky eaters by others, vegans are trending. Read More

Somebody is going to want this Stones album, right?

Clean out your closets and cupboards, and invariably you are confronted with a pile of possessions in need of a new home. Read More

Maybe more longhaired men should wear scrunchies

Jason Momoa recently made a very public scrunchie appearance, walking the Oscars red carpet last month with a pink one wrapped around his wrist. Read More

Documentary featuring Hawaii blogger Christa Wittmier (Super CW) to premiere in April

The film chronicles the late Christa Wittmier’s experience with breast cancer and outreach to the community. Read More

Keiki Krafting: How to make an Easy Origami Bunny Treat Box

Learn how to make an easy origami bunny treat box. Read More

Keiki Rainbow Fun Run raises more than $20K for schools

More than 2,000 participants hit the pavement this morning at the University of Hawaii at Manoa for the first-ever Keiki Rainbow Fun Run. Read More

Hawaii Gardens: Dragon fruit popping up in isle gardens

Dragon fruit is being seen more in Hawaii home gardens. Read More

She Speaks: Naming of beloved pup can be doggone complicated

Now, since I’m planning to adopt a pup from a litter born in January, do I have to avoid names like Streisand, Keys, Swift and Gaga? Hmm. The possibilities are endless. Read More

K-Drama: Investigation on ‘Priest’ hits roadblock

This week’s synposes of Korean dramas seen on KBFD TV. Read More

On the Scene with 2-time Grammy Award-winner Kalani Pe‘a

Kalani Pe‘a, 35, won his second Grammy Award in February. Read More

Show Biz: Columnist appeals to Hugh Jackman to make Honolulu stop on ‘Showman’ tour

Would you consider a Hawaii show (or two) in July? Like, squeeze in a busman’s holiday during this pause? Surely, it’s a costly enterprise; but your cast mates will appreciate the Hawaii break, too. Read More

Things We Love: Daiso Hawaii

Daiso stay known for affordable household goods, so maybe I shouldn’t be surprised that all da cool items I found wuz only $1.50 each. Read More

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