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Your Ultimate Guide to the 2020 New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival in Honolulu

It’s time to celebrate the rats—those born in the Year of the Rat, of course—at the 27th annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival on January 12.
2019.12.26 07:00 AM

Da Untold Story of Hawaiian Santa, a Pidgin Story by Lee A. Tonouchi

A never-before published work of fiction from the renowned Pidgin Guerilla.
2019.12.24 10:00 AM

What’s Life Like as an Movie Extra in Hawai‘i?

Peek behind the scenes at my Where’s Waldo?-like acting “career” in locally shot movies and TV shows.
2019.12.17 07:00 AM

“Doing Nothing Wasn’t An Option”: A Conversation With City Department of Enterprise Services Director Guy Kaulukukui

The three-year shutdown of the Blaisdell Center will give Honolulu a world-class campus of entertainment facilities.
2019.12.15 11:00 AM

Catch The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu at Their Upcoming Jazzy Holiday Jam

The Hawai‘i chapter of the nationwide movement can be found caroling around town this month as well as in a holiday concert at Hawai‘i Theatre.
2019.12.10 05:32 PM

Local Artist Makes It to The Big Screen on NBC’s “Making It”

Matt Ortiz, half of Wooden Wave’s husband-and-wife art team, talks about his craft-fren-ships, life on the funny farm and the most valuable thing he walked away with when his run on the show ended.
2019.12.09 02:27 PM

Will These 4 Hawaiian Traditions Disappear Forever?

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs hopes to bolster ancient cultural traditions with a soon-to-be-released directory of artists, instructors and experts. Meet four of those practitioners who are fighting to keep their ancient arts alive.
2019.12.05 05:03 PM

The 10 Best Movies and TV Shows Shot in Hawai‘i

From Marvel’s “Inhumans” to “Magnum, P.I.,” we rank the biggest movies and series ever filmed in the Islands.
2019.12.02 03:57 PM

Consolidated Kāhala Theatres Will Close Dec. 2 through Spring 2020

Catch one last movie this holiday weekend at Kāhala Mall before the renovations.
2019.11.27 05:54 PM

Shop for Jewelry, Paintings and Tiny Pottery From Art Power Couple Heather and Jon Almeda at First Friday

Their pop-up at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum on Dec. 6 will also feature a live demo of Jon Almeda creating mini ceramics.
2019.11.26 12:56 PM

Are We Cashing in On TV And Film Production Or Is It Just a Hollywood Illusion?

Last year was Hawai‘i’s most lucrative year to date for film production. So why are we setting limits that some say will keep studios away?
2019.11.26 07:00 AM

How Screenwriters Aaron and Jordan Kandell Went from Hawai‘i to Hollywood

Local twins and screenwriters Aaron and Jordan Kandell hadn’t planned a future in film. Yet they went from Hawai‘i to Hollywood. Here’s how.
2019.11.21 05:12 PM