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Holiday trinket made for a queen

It’s never too early to start thinking about the holidays, so pick up something new to hang on your tree in honor of Queen Lili‘uokalani. Read More

Slack-key master Pahinui earns national honor

Hawaiian slack-key master Cyril Pahinui was honored in Washington, D.C., this month as a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow. Read More

Former MMA fighter Inoue returns from Japan to sell jewelry

Ever since his retirement from fighting in 2011, Enson Inoue has transformed into a successful jewelry designer. He’s back home from Japan to share his Destiny Forever line with fans in Waikiki through Oct. 1. Read More

Still no date for ‘Five-0’ return to Sunset on the Beach

“Hawaii Five-0” fans from around the world continue to wait for CBS to announce whether or not the show will host a Sunset on the Beach screening in Waikiki this year. Read More

Maui, Oahu resorts aim to curb plastic waste

Plastic is the scourge of the ocean, polluting waters, shorelines and reefs, and endangering seabirds and marine animals that ingest it Two Hawaii hotels recently announced efforts to help decrease the amount of plastic they throw away. Read More

Halloween Fun Guide seeks spooky submissions

If you’re planning some mischief for the month of October, list your event in the Star-Advertiser’s annual Halloween Fun Guide. Read More

Celebrate National Coloring Day with island-style book

Just in time for National Coloring Day on Thursday comes the release of “Coloring Nature in Hawai‘i” by Honolulu artist Kelly Monis. Read More

Kids invited to vie for conch shell title

Keiki can show off their conch-shell-blowing skills in a new contest being held in conjunction with the 2017 Aloha Festivals. Read More

Get listed in the Halloween Fun Guide

Crawl out of your coffin, break out the cobwebs and grab a cuppa witches’ brew — it’s time to get ready for Halloween. Read More

Hawaii-raised B-boy exits ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

Kalihi-raised breakdancer Mark Villaver ended his run on “So You Think You Can Dance” on Sept. 4. Read More

Docent training begins at Waikiki Aquarium

Share your love of the ocean and its inhabitants by volunteering as a docent at the Waikiki Aquarium. Read More

Blooms signal end of life for Foster Garden palm

Foster Botanical Garden houses a stunning sight in a far corner of the 14-acre property — a 40-foot talipot palm bearing millions of small flowers. It’s a bittersweet bloom, as the trees flower once and then die. Read More

Hakubundo makes Pearlridge debut with J-pop party

Harajuku arrives at Pearlridge Center Uptown when Japanese bookstore Hakubundo marks the grand opening of its second Hawaii location with an event celebrating Japanese pop culture. Read More

Get listed in the Fall Craft Fair Guide

To help our readers keep track of where to pick up crafty gifts, homemade jams, baked goods and rummage-sale bargains, the Star-Advertiser’s Currents section will publish its Fall Craft Fair Guide. Read More

Oahu has starring role in ‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ on ABC

Oahu will concurrently serve as the backdrop for a second major network television series when “Marvel’s Inhumans” makes its debut on ABC. Read More

Nielsen jumping into world of video gaming

Nielsen has launched a competitive gaming branch that will measure the value of esports tournaments, events and streams. Read More

Custom wheels give Kakaako dog new leash on life

Cody is a 9-year-old Siberian husky is unable to use his back legs — so his owner fitted him with a rear-wheel cart to help him get around. Read More

Stickies a handy solution for web privacy

It’s been called a low-tech solution to a high-tech problem: putting a sticker or Post-It note over a laptop’s webcam lens as a way to stop unwanted spying from potential hackers. Read More

Shaindlin photo book exhibit opens in Chinatown

To celebrate his new book of photographs, Peter Shaindlin — also a poet, novelist, founder of Deuxmers Press and chief operating officer at Halekulani Corp. — is hosting a public opening reception of an exhibit of its images. Read More

Kusama to open museum in Japan

Yayoi Kusama, whose obsessively patterned and repetitive imagery has made her one of Japan’s most celebrated artists, is opening her own museum in the Shinjuku neighborhood of Tokyo. Read More

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