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Beach Boys’ Al Jardine arrives for Blue Note Hawaii debut

Al Jardine has played in Hawaii many times with the Beach Boys. His first visit with the then-teen idols was in 1963. But his shows this weekend will be the first time he performs here solo. Read More

Olomana’s Jerry Santos returns to Hilton Hawaiian Village

The Shakespearean adage “all’s well that ends well” is appropriate this weekend as Jerry Santos — officially “Olomana’s Jerry Santos and Friends” — opens a new engagement at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Read More

Sister Nancy finally gets the recognition she deserves

If you’ve gone to a reggae night at your favorite club, you’ve heard “Bam Bam.” Sister Nancy was just 19 when she recorded it in 1982. Read More

Island Mele: ‘Mr. Chang’ makes impressive return post-Kupa’aina

Kevin Chang made a significant contribution to the Hawaiian music scene with his band, Kuap’aina. Now he’s back, 15 years later, as a solo artist. Read More

Pau Hana Patrol: Chef Chai maintains reputation for tasty creativity

Chai Chaowasaree is a name well-known to Hawaii gourmands, and deservedly so. It does not disappoint in any respect. Read More
 
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Review: Shyamalan’s sequel ‘Glass’ a letdown after ‘Split’

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“Glass,” which seems to delight in building up anticipation only to pull the rug out from under you, manages to both frustrate and underwhelm. Read More

Jerry Santos & Friends at Hilton Hawaiian Village

Jerry Santos the founding member of Olomana in a musical career spanning five decades debuted a new revue at Hilton Hawaiian Village Friday night. Longtime friends included Haunani Apoliona, Kuuipo Kumukahi and Haumea Ho. Read More

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i Ohana Festival

Hawaii's largest event celebrating Japanese New Year traditions was held Sunday to ring in the Year of the Boar at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i and Mō‘ili‘ili Field. Read More
 
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Review: Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston’s talents wasted on ‘Upside’

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Few films in memory have squandered so much acting talent in such a cliche-ridden, exploitative and dishonest way as “The Upside.” It deserves its frozen grave. Read More
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Review: Youth in drug rehab pays surprise visit home in ‘Ben is Back’

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Don’t mistake the lobby poster for “Ben Is Back” — an image of a wayward teenager hugging his mother — to mean this will be an upbeat holiday tale. Read More

Island Mele: Anthology of 1904 recordings ‘welcome and significant’

A new anthology of recordings by the Honolulu Students, aka Royal Hawaiian Troubadours, are among the earliest commercially made recordings of Hawaiian music known to exist. Read More
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Review: ‘Dog’s Way Home’ a real tail wagger

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How much of a sweet tooth do you have when it comes to movies? It’s a question you might want to consider before stepping out for “A Dog’s Way Home.” Read More

‘L’Histoire du Soldat’ gets Hawaiian adaptation

Todd Farley, a graduate student in the UH theater program, has created “Mo’olelo o ke Koa,” a fully staged, Hawaii-based version of Igor Stravinsky’s theatrical “L’ Histoire du Soldat” (“A Soldier’s Tale”). Read More

Pau Hana Patrol: Chinatown mainstay Bar 35 hosts classy happy hour

Bar 35, with its stylish andunpretentious vibe, indoor and outdoor settings, and delicious, delicate pupu and pizza is the way to go for pau hana. Read More

Kumu Kahua Theatre presents ‘Tats Dancing Man’

“Shipwreck’d on the Body Beautiful, or the Tats Dancing Man” is the realization of a quest that began 15 years ago — when local playwright Daniel A. Kelin II first came across the autobiography of James F. O’Connell, a shipwrecked Irishman who washed up on the shores of Pohnpei in the late 1820s. Read More

Honolulu Printmakers annual exhibit reflects diversity of Hawaii culture

There is arguably no better place to see, in one space, the full breadth and scope of Hawaii print art than the Honolulu Printmakers annual juried exhibition. Read More
 

Do It: G. Love, Three Kings Day, HSO, O’ahu Fringe Fest

Highlights of the top events in Honolulu this weekend and next week, courtesy TGIF. Read More
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‘On the Basis of Sex’ details life, times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Rather than trace the full arc of her career, “On the Basis of Sex” focuses on the first sex-discrimination case Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued in federal court in the early 1970s. Read More

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