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5 Things We Love


Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 11:26 am
A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat. Read More

On the Scene with Johnny Fortuno

Johnny Fortuno was an apprentice at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard when a friend heard him singing and said he sounded like Elvis. Read More

Diamond Head Theatre’s ‘Gentlemen’s Guide’ a madcap delight


Updated on  May 21, 2018 at 11:14 am
Crime pays — and plays well — in “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” at Diamond Head Theatre, and it’s an artistic and technical triumph, brilliantly cast, superbly performed and ingeniously staged. Read More

Determining workout needs depends on age

As we get older, our metabolism takes a huge hit. According to Dr. Peter LePort, medical director of the MemorialCare Center for Obesity at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in California, it generally starts to slow down after age 30. Read More

UH summer course delves into popularity of K-pop, J-pop


Updated on  May 21, 2018 at 3:24 pm
A college-level course dedicated to K-pop and J-pop is available this summer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Read More

Silvery trees sprout from interesting history


Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 9:22 pm
Silver buttonwood grow naturally in mangrove swamps and have a very interesting horticultural history. Read More
 

It’s a goth world, after all


Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 11:26 am
“The Happiest Place on Earth” wouldn’t seem a natural habitat for disciples of the grim and morbid. But beyond the surface discordare clear harmonies: a love of costumes and glamour, a flair for the sensational and dramatic, an allergy to humdrum reality. Read More

Gardening can help keep you in shape

Yes, gardening is great for your health, but to stay in good health and be able to tend to your garden throughout your growing season, you need to pace yourself. Read More
 

High-fat meal takes a bite out of health

A new study shows that downing one high-fat milkshake made with whole milk, heavy whipping cream and ice cream can cause remodeling of red blood cells so they become small, spiky barbs and you have increased levels of an enzyme that damages blood vessels and increases inflammation. Read More

Sauna use may cut risk of stroke, researchers say

Researchers studied 1,628 men and women ages 53 to 74, free of stroke at the start. They had data on body mass index, alcohol consumption, smoking, blood pressure and other health and behavioral characteristics that affect cardiovascular health. Read More

Binge-watch television’s rich history through Academy website


Updated on  May 19, 2018 at 7:21 pm
A new website makes some 800 interviews — and more to come — available free. Watch complete interviews or search the curated treasure trove by individuals, shows, events, professions, themes and more. Even such minutiae as the origin of TV catchphrases including “Come on down!” from “The Price Is Right” is there. Read More

Pat Sajak, Joe Moore bring ‘Dial M for Murder’ to Hawaii Theatre


Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 11:25 am
Joe Moore and Pat Sajak, longtime Army buddies from the Vietnam War era and iconic television figures since, will reunite onstage when they co-star in a mystery-drama, “Dial M for Murder,” at the Hawaii Theatre Center. Read More

Bodysurfers brace for city’s new contest rules


Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 11:22 am
There’s simply not a lot of wiggle room for competition in the water on Oahu’s North Shore. Read More

Something’s missing in HBO’s new film on John McCain’s life


Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 3:42 pm
It’s no coincidence that the words “President Trump” aren’t spoken in “John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls,” the HBO documentary on the Arizona senator that debuts on Memorial Day. Read More

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