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Kokua Line

Project delay turns drive-in into temporary car storage


Updated on  August 21, 2017 at 6:13 pm

Lee Cataluna

Tourism’s growth has squeezed us into apathy


Updated on  August 19, 2017 at 11:07 pm
Even if tourists aren’t being loud and obnoxious, if the numbers are beyond a place’s capacity, everyone suffers. Read More

By Request

Use sesame stash in savory pancakes


Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 7:12 pm
These crisp-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside pancakes would be a nice addition to your next Chinese meal. Read More

TheBuzz

California Beach Rock n’ Sushi reopens in Aiea


Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:57 pm
Closed for nearly a year, California Beach Rock n’ Sushi — a Ward Avenue fixture for some 20 years — has reopened in Aiea. Read More

In the Lineup

Runaway seal provides reminder of inseparable kinship


Updated on  August 14, 2017 at 12:41 am
Within weeks, mom Rocky was teaching Kaimana to swim and simply be at home in the ocean. Read More

Incidental Lives

2 teens use their musical talents to spread happiness


Updated on  August 14, 2017 at 10:04 pm
When ‘Iolani student and ace multi-instrumentalist Logyn Okuda first heard that there was a new kid in sixth grade who was a guitar virtuoso, he just had to meet him. Read More

Ferd's Words

Mariota looks sharp in preseason win over Panthers

The Tennessee Titans earned $20,000 for charity by auctioning off the right to “call” the team’s first two offensive plays Saturday. Read More

Further Review

Alabama’s my pick at No. 1, but will Tua get to play?

The Associated Press preseason college football poll comes out today. Here’s how I voted. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Nico’s Kailua has feel, favorites first loved at beginning


Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 6:11 pm
The new Nico’s Kailua menu isn’t as extensive (yet) as that of Nico’s Pier 38 at Honolulu Harbor, but owner Nico Chaize has brought all the essentials — that is, the best of the original Nico’s, when it was just a small, unassuming, mostly takeout spot. Read More

She Speaks

‘Cry songs’ playlist marks nostalgia for lost years

When you’re young, “cry songs” tend to be about lost loves. As we age, they speak of lost years. Read More

Venture to Kailua for latest in local craft beer


Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:49 pm
As Oahu’s craft beer scene continues to mature, some of the more exciting developments are happening outside metro Honolulu. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Brandon DiPaola

Brandon DiPaola didn’t grow up with dreams of being an actor. He was “a bit of a geek,” whose interests included reading and board and video games. Read More

fl(ASH)back

Who needs plans, audits if you’ve got big backers?


Updated on  July 29, 2017 at 11:04 pm
It’s the last Sunday in July and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Management, not funding, of rail needs to be explored


Updated on  August 19, 2017 at 10:32 pm
State legislators are focused on the wrong question heading into their Aug. 28 special session on Oahu’s $10 billion runaway train. Read More

On Politics

Hawaii GOP should walk away from Trump’s remarks


Updated on  August 20, 2017 at 12:09 am
With that sort of political power, the GOP would be best stepping off the Trump train and repeating the affirmation of Schatz: “He’s not my president.” Read More

Show Biz

Borges, Matthews to be honored at Hospice Hawaii fundraiser

The late Jimmy Borges and Kirk Matthews will be among the 2017 Hall of Heroes honorees at Hospice Hawaii’s Na Hoa Malama fundraiser in November. Read More