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Kokua Line

Don’t fall for shopper scam when unsolicited check comes

Question: In this day and age, it’s hard to tell what is real and what is a scam. I did sign up to be a secret shopper, but what they mailed me seems sketchy. Read More
Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 11:04 pm

Lee Cataluna

By Request

Biscuits, scones share close family connection

Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 6:08 pm
In general, a scone should have some outside crunch and inside fluffiness. That’s not a universal standard, though. Some people like their scones a bit more dense, like a biscuit. Read More


After 16 years of telling tales, 1 more for the road

Updated on  October 4, 2017 at 10:24 am
Ever since March 1, 2001, when I walked into the newsroom of the plucky Honolulu Star-Bulletin — it was two weeks away from its launch as a newspaper separate from the Honolulu Advertiser — I have felt lucky. Read More

In the Lineup

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

Incidental Lives

Couple endeavors to help kids fight stigma, find success

Updated on  May 21, 2018 at 11:01 pm
For Daniel Inglis the call to special education as a profession was the culmination of numerous experiences — early struggles with math, a diagnosis of ADHD, his family’s advocacy on behalf of people with Hansen’s disease — slowly coming into focus as a connected whole. Read More

Ferd's Words

Further Review

UH to host program for at-risk youths

A chance meeting in a garage more than a decade ago got the idea going. Read More

The Weekly Eater

‘Iron Chef’ Morimoto opens Waikiki ramen restaurant

Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 6:08 pm
On the heels of Morimoto Asia comes the grand opening of “Iron Chef” Masaharu Mori­moto’s second restaurant in the Alohilani Resort, Momosan by Morimoto. Read More

She Speaks

Golf course bars offer cocktails with a view

Updated on  May 9, 2018 at 4:56 pm
You don’t have to be a golfer — or even dress like one — to enjoy a cold drink near the links on Oahu. Read More

On the Scene

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


Volcanic Ash

Mixing politics and policing undermines progress

Updated on  May 20, 2018 at 12:52 pm
As the Honolulu Police Department makes good progress digging out from the Louis Kealoha corruption scandal, the last thing it needs is an infusion of politics into policing. Read More

On Politics

Show Biz

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