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Kokua Line: Anti-smoking law applies to vaping near bus stops

Question: When it says “no smoking” at the bus stop, does that mean no vaping, too? Read More

Lee Cataluna: Despite masking, Gabbard’s words remain

It seems like half the songs on the radio have dirty lyrics edited out, but not in a smooth, unobtrusive way. In an obvious way. Read More

By Request: Another year, another recipe hunt

The best recipes often come from home cooks who have a recipe not easily found elsewhere. Read More

The Weekly Eater: O’Kims finds showcase for unique Korean fusion

Hyun Kim’s unique style of Korean fusion gets more than box-lunch treatment in the former Kan Zaman space on Nuuanu Avenue. Read More

Column: Transplant survivor breathes easy thanks to friends and family

Admittedly, Sean Keoni Craig was not a well man when he and a group of friends set out for Los Angeles in September to celebrate his 52nd birthday at the happiest place on Earth. Read More

Kokua Line: Out-of-control ‘service dogs’ not welcome at businesses

Question: What do we do when people bring dogs into our business and answer the two questions correctly but then the dogs act up? Read More

Column: Make keeping data safe a New Year’s solution

Keeping your data safe should be a perennial New Year’s resolution. Read More

Each win brightens HTA’s deal with Rams

In the early 1980s there was word of a possible deal in the works to bring the Rams — then still in their first incarnation in Los Angeles — to Aloha Stadium for a game. Read More

Kokua Line: New Humane Society staffer works to curtail feral cats

Question: Last year in Kokua Line there was a question about the legality of feeding feral cats under the heading “Feeding feral cats on Oahu brings duties of ownership.” 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

Lee Cataluna: Chinese church says aloha to its pastor, Kekapa Lee

The First Chinese Church of Christ held a Hawaiian dinner for 300 members to say aloha to their kahu, Pastor Kekapa Lee, who is retiring after nearly a decade at the church. Read More

David Shapiro: Gabbard plays both sides in angling for White House

Gabbard built her prominence on a twist to the old political adage that you pick your fights carefully: She carefully picks fights with her own Democratic Party. Read More

Ferd Lewis: Matt Kuchar ahead of the game, a spot he’s not familiar with

There was a time when Matt Kuchar’s remarkable consistency was curiously held against him, when the perception in some quarters was that he “backdoor-ed” his way to a lot of top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour. Read More

Ocean Watch: Anemone crabs’ shells can house other species

When I wrote that I had never seen this anemone, a species that typically rides on the back of a hermit crab shell, a friend offered to guide me to a place where the chances of finding the creatures were good. Read More

Ferd Lewis: Stewart Cink finds inspiration from health battles off the course

When golfer Stewart Cink gazed into the sunglasses of an adjacent reporter, the image that was reflected back was of facial features that looked as if an attempt had been made to white them out with caked-on sunscreen. Read More

Lee Cataluna: Just go talk to the guy

Soon the 2019 legislative session will open, the Honolulu City Council will, hopefully, have all members officially seated and ready to rumble, and the news cycle will turn to a fresh spate of bills regulating behavior that people could pretty much deal with on their own if only everyone had better social skills. Read More

Kokua Line: Rumpled cash with survey raises red flag for recipient

Question: I received a survey that says it is from NOAA and that I was chosen randomly to receive it and not to give it to anyone else to fill out. Read More


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