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River of Life Mission’s Chocolate Factory Whips Up Delectable Sweets

River of Life Mission’s thriving chocolate business shows that chocolate can be less about indulgence and more about service.

This Week’s Grocery List: Everything You Need to Buy to Survive Hurricane Iselle

Do you have this in your house? The City and County of Honolulu thinks you should.

7 Slippers You Can Actually Wear To Work

These “fancy” flip flops will kick your style up a few notches.

Hawaii Braces for Hurricanes Iselle and Julio: How to Prepare for a Hurricane 101

On Aug. 5, Honolulu County’s Department of Emergency Management spokesman John Cummings educated Waikiki residents on how to prepare for a direct hit from a hurricane.

Calling All Hawaii Voters: Last Chance to Cast Your Ballot Early

Avoid the lines and potential stormy weather on primary day by voting early.

What People are Saying About Hurricane Iselle, Tropical Storm Julio on Twitter

What happens when a hurricane is headed our way? Hawaii residents dash to Costco, Walmart and Safeway to stock up on goods, then tweet about it.

Do Endorsements Hurt or Help Hawaii Political Candidates?

How relevant are endorsements?

Tucker and Bevvy: Breakfast

At this Sydney-inspired breakfast spot: kale and quinoa, waffles and ice cream.

6 Things You Must Buy at a Hawaii Bon Dance Festival

Bon Dance season is almost over—the last event is Aug. 30. Check out Lei Chic’s guide to Obon must-haves.

The Cookie Comeback King: Wally “Famous” Amos

The undauntable 77-year-old now has a new brand, The Cookie Kahuna, which brings back Amos’ cookie recipes from the 1970s. And yes, they use butter, thank you, not margarine.

This Week in Honolulu: 7 Shows, Festivals and Outdoor Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Aug. 4, 2014: Mark your calendars this week. Sample beers, geek out on Shakespeare and watch New Zealand films.

Jack Johnson at the Waikiki Shell 2014

Photos from a great concert by Jack Johnson on August 1, 2014 at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu. Mike Kiwanuka opened and Paula Fuga made a guest appearance.

Pacific Ink & Art Expo 2014

Hawaii’s only and largest annual tattoo convention showcased the work of tattoo artists from Hawaii and around the world at the Neal Blaisdell.

23 Outdoor Hawaii Adventures to Enjoy Now

Hawaii is a beautiful place. Don’t let tourists have all the fun.

Baker Faire: A Pop-up Bakeshop Featuring Honolulu Pastry Chefs and Bakers

Imagine going to one place and loading up on pastries from seven different chefs and bakers.

Hurricane Iselle Has Us Wondering: What Would Happen if a Category 4 Hurricane Hit Oahu?

On Kauai in 1992, it took four months to fully restore power, water and phone service after Iniki. What would it look like if such a hurricane hit Oahu?

New Boardshorts From Ocean-Inspired Apparel Line Of One Sea

Dip into whimsical boardshorts with retro and artsy flair.

4 Stunning Camp Sites Hidden on Oahu

With our perfect weather, camping in Hawaii couldn’t be easier. Just grab a tent and some supplies, and head out to one of these scenic spots.

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This Week In Honolulu

August 2014

Greece may be more than 8,000 miles away, but you can celebrate its culture as if you are there. Stop by Ala Moana Park this weekend for the Greek Festival and listen to Greek musicians play...

Cost: $3, active military and children 11 years and under are free

Where:
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park
Honolulu, HI


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What: Your must head must be in the sand if you haven't heard the news that Kaimuki Superette is now open. Chef Ed Kenney wows us (again) with a not-so-literal, prettier version of a...

Where:
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What: Nail your next look, from Charlotte Gainsbourg x Current/Elliot's $128 T-shirt to Rita Ora's patch-laden leather basketball shorts for adidas, with these just-released...

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Iconic Hawaiian waterman Duke Kahanamoku's birthday is Sunday, Aug. 24, and how better to celebrate than by getting into, or watching, the week-long Duke's Oceanfest in Waikiki. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kuhio and Queen's Surf Beach
Waikiki, HI

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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Inspired by Kid ‘n Play’s house-party movies, this month’s ‘90s-themed urban market features local fashion, art music and food. Custom-cake creator Kristie Sagara will...

Cost: $3

Where:
1020 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI
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Breakfast for dinner? You don’t have to ask us twice. More than 35 food vendors will be serving up your favorite breakfast foods this Friday in Kakaako at the monthly street-food festival....

Where:
555 South St.
Kakaako, HI
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The Honolulu Museum of Art’s monthly Art After Dark party this month features an Art Deco theme. Dress in flapper gowns or vintage aloha shirts while viewing first-time-displayed-in-Hawaii...

Cost: $10

Where:
900 S. Beretania St.
, HI
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Rhythm-and-blues singer Jhene Aiko performs at Neal Blaisdell this Friday night. Best known for her song "The Worst" and as the featured vocalist in Drake’s song "From...

Cost: $45 to $95

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall
, HI


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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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We love that Honolulu has a burgeoning stand-up comedy scene, and love it even more when it includes women who are comics! Patrice Scott hosts while comedians Michelle Mak, Erika Swartzkopf, Kay...

Cost: $10

Where:
Downbeat Diner Lounge
42 N. Hotel St.
Chinatown, HI
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