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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

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

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 8:44 pm

Things We Love

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

She Speaks

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

In the Lineup

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

Five-0 Redux

Rising from the ashes, ‘Five-0’ returns with a timely episode

It is not uncommon for “Hawaii Five-0” to take current issues that affect our islands and use them in a conflict within one of their storylines. This week’s episode had McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) and the Five-0 team searching for stolen tanks of chlorine gas which played an important part in a revenge plot against a fictional agribusiness, Agrocore. Read More

On the Scene

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

Garden Party

Hawaii Kai duo grow an oasis that benefits the body and soul

Updated on  November 11, 2017 at 6:58 pm
The garden keeps them busy but provides plenty of benefits for this engaging couple. Read More

Hawaii Gardens

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


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

Rearview Mirror


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

Show Biz

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

Wood Craft

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood says ‘aloha’

Updated on  October 17, 2017 at 11:05 pm
Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood, approaching his 86th birthday, recalls his colorful newspaper career as he steps back from his regular column. Read More

Book Reviews

New York Times Top Books of 2017

The New York Times’ critics have made their choices of the best fiction and nonfiction books of the year. Read More