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Kip Wilborn Takes Over as Producing Director of Mānoa Valley Theatre

The internationally known tenor, actor and director steps in as the not-for-profit theater completes its 50th season and begins planning for the next 50.
2019.10.29 05:10 PM

Meet Kamehameha Schools Newest Trustee, Crystal Rose

Kamehameha Schools latest trustee went from student boarder to powerful attorney who helped change the institution.
2019.08.22 04:43 PM

Meet Honolulu’s Registrar for the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts

When he’s not coordinating the Honolulu City Lights annual holiday wreath contest or dressing up for historical re-enactments, Tory Laitila is responsible for helping manage the city’s art collection.
2019.05.29 04:13 PM

What It’s Really Like Organizing the Merrie Monarch Festival

Luana Kawelu, 79, took over as president of the Merrie Monarch Festival after her mom, Dottie Thompson, who was instrumental in reviving the event in the 1970s, died in 2010.
2019.04.09 05:23 PM

This Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Raises Thousands For Charities in Hawai‘i

Murphy’s Bar and Grill is known as much for its St. Patrick’s Day block party and giving back to the community as it is for the stellar homemade pies made by Murphy’s wife.
2019.03.11 05:56 PM

Quote Unquote: Hire This O‘ahu Floral Designer For Your Next Romantic Event

Shilhi Seibel of Passion Roots talks about stubborn buds, semitrucks and creating a blossoming effect in Hawai‘i.
2019.02.12 04:18 PM

Quote Unquote: Meet the Hawai‘i Youth Symphony’s New Music Director

After a competitive nationwide search last year, New York native John Devlin, 33, was selected as the Hawai‘i Youth Symphony’s music director from a pool of more than 80 candidates.
2019.01.30 06:07 PM

Quote Unquote: This U.S.P.S. Veteran Wants You to Stop Mailing Lava Rocks

Tony Bacalso is one of the longest-serving parcel post machine operators at the airport post office, processing and sorting hundreds of packages that make their way to his station every day.
2018.12.27 05:12 PM

Quote Unquote: Bomb Disposal Technician by Day and Visual Effects Artist by Night

Kamakani De Dely puts his life on the line defusing unexploded military ordnance. But outside of his day job, he builds costumes, prosthetics and visual effects for shows such as Marvel’s “Inhumans” and “Hawai‘i Five-0.”
2018.11.12 06:43 PM

Quote Unquote: Backstage with Diamond Head Theatre’s Costume Director

Since 1985, she’s been conjuring up stage costumes full time—and enjoying the drama on- and off-stage.
2018.10.18 06:50 PM

Quote Unquote: Meet the Aloha Festivals Floral Parade's Pā‘ū Rider

Representing the island of Kaho‘olawe, Faith Kalamau marks her third year participating as a pā‘ū princess in the annual Waikīkī parade.
2018.08.28 04:57 PM

Quote Unquote: Meet the Third-Generation Farmer Behind Kamiya Gold Papayas

The corporate-printer-turned-farmer carrying on the Kamiya Papaya legacy tells us the best and worst things about being a local papaya farmer.
2018.07.10 08:55 AM