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‘Five-0’ role capped breakthrough year for New Zealand actor Beulah Koale

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 8:44 pm
For Koale, being cast in the internationally popular “Five-0” in 2017 was the culmination of a breakthrough year that saw the release of his first Hollywood feature film, “Thank You for Your Service.” Read More

Korean supermarkets attract consumers with ‘grocerants’

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 8:56 pm
In a convenience-obsessed world in which we can buy nearly anything with a few clicks online, many brick-and-mortar stores are adapting to the changing consumer trends. Supermarkets in South Korea are reinventing themselves as “grocerants.” Read More

Crafty mom instill creativity in offspring

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 8:48 pm
Mom celebrated her 70th birthday just a few days ago. As her milestone day neared, I reflected on all the typical traits that make mothers so admired. One of the qualities I appreciate most of all is her creativity. Read More

Edgy sedges can be a carefree garden addition

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 8:06 pm
Sedges have edges — did you know that? It’s how we can tell a grass from a sedge. Read More

Hello, Loretta! DHT snags Tony nominee for season opener

Loretta Ables Sayre will portray Dolly Gallagher Levi when Diamond Head Theatre kicks off its 2018-19 season with “Hello, Dolly!” on Sept. 21. Read More

5 things we love: sleep awareness

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 8:50 pm
March is National Sleep Awareness Month, so it’s worth noting the real impacts of sleep deprivation. Here are some items that can help. Read More

On the Scene with Eileen Tokita

She’s known as “the Egg Lady” for her skill at creating jeweled Faberge-style eggs, and for the classes where she shares her knowledge. Read More

Manaola presents Spring/Summer 2018 collection at Saks

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 1:32 pm
Saks Fifth Avenue hosted the launch of Manaola Yap’s Spring/Summer 2018 resort collection with a fashion show that also reprised the designer’s black-and-gold Kolani collection inspired by Hawaii’s monarchy. Read More

4 Things We Love

Updated on  March 11, 2018 at 7:03 pm
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More

Hats off to naturally silver strands

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 5:53 pm
The first months of my journey to ditch hair dye and allow my natural color to grow out were the toughest, and in my weakest moments I had to resist the urge to skulk back to the salon to retrieve my former artificial color and highlights. Read More

Buzzworthy tips to attract more garden pollinators

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 5:55 pm
Most flowering plants in our gardens rely on pollinators to produce fruit and seeds. These plants depend on insects or other animals to move pollen from one flower to another. Read More

K-pop superstars report for mandatory military duty

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 5:58 pm
Status as a K-pop superstar does not exempt able-bodied men from South Korea’s mandatory two-year military duty. Daesung, a member of mega-group Big Bang, will be enlisting this week. Read More

Honolulu actor co-stars in NBC’s live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 5:57 pm
Former Honolulu resident and current Broadway actor Jason Tam will be part of NBC’s live musical, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” next month. Read More

Peter Moon contributed to ’70s Hawaiian music renaissance

Updated on  March 12, 2018 at 12:19 pm
Peter Moon, an ukulele virtuoso, businessman and composer who contributed to a revival of Hawaiian music in the 1970s, died Feb. 17. He was 73. Read More

Spring Fun Guide 2018

Updated on  March 11, 2018 at 7:02 pm
Details on egg hunts, Easter Bunny photo ops, craft workshops, flower shows, keiki activities, plant and rummage sales, craft fairs, Sunday brunches and other Easter- or spring-themed events happening on Oahu. Read More

On the Scene With Auli‘i Cravalho

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 9:57 am
“Moana” star Auli‘i Cravalho’s next project is “Rise,” a NBC drama about a high school theater program from the producers of “Friday Night Lights” and Broadway’s “Hamilton.” Read More

Caldwell seeks kupuna input on surf contest reform

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 5:54 pm
A surfer himself, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell wants to balance the interests of competitive and recreational surfers when seeking to revise the city’s current permitting rules. Read More

Kittens are cute, but need lots of care

Updated on  March 11, 2018 at 7:01 pm
Flowers aren’t the only thing that bloom in spring. The lengthening days also bring a notable spike in breeding among the Oahu’s free-roaming cat population, according to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Read More

‘Rise’ is no ‘Friday Night Footlights’

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 11:31 am
“Rise,” which premieres tonight on NBC, is a natural successor, on paper to “Friday Night Lights.” And its subject — the uproar over a high school musical production — seems an ideal vehicle to test the fissures of our own decade. But its first 10-episode season is proof that wanting alone does not make a thing so. Read More

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