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Video: How We Told the Life Stories of 17 Nisei Veterans in Hawai‘i

The HONOLULU team spent five months interviewing and photographing 17 nisei veterans for the December cover story, “Soldiering On.”
2019.12.23 05:30 PM

Remembering the Nisei Veteran in My Family

Sometimes you need a little (or big) push to remember what’s important.
2019.12.23 07:00 AM

John John Florence Is Going to the Olympics—Even After Gabriel Medina Ended His Comeback at the Billabong Pipe Masters

John John Florence edges rival Kelly Slater for the last U.S. Olympic berth. He joins fellow local Carissa Moore on the squad.
2019.12.19 04:36 PM

Follow John John Florence Right Now as He Battles for an Olympic Berth

The Billabong Pipe Masters is happening with Hawai‘i's Seth Moniz just eliminated by Kelly Slater. If Florence can advance, a tense semifinal awaits.
2019.12.19 12:17 PM

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

We Can Thank Ralph Goto for Honolulu’s World-Class Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

The OG Aquaman.
2019.12.16 10:00 AM

John John Florence vs. Kelly Slater: Only One Will Go to the Olympics

Day 2 of the Billabong Pipe Masters turned into a John John and Kelly show. Thursday promises to be a showdown.
2019.12.11 09:50 PM

John John Can Go at the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters

In his first contest since blowing out his knee in June, John John surfs his way into Pipeline contention—and closes in on an Olympic slot.
2019.12.10 09:14 PM

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

We Play 20 Questions with Kini Zamora

We take a peek behind the scenes at the “Project Runway All Stars” alum and designer’s Hālawa studio.
2019.12.03 05:14 PM

Carissa Moore Won the World Title and Nabbed an Olympic Games Slot at the Lululemon Maui Pro

As if we don’t feel the Black Friday-through-Cyber Monday hangover enough, the Native Hawaiian from O‘ahu dominated in a shortened format in heavy storm surf while her top two rivals lost heartbreaker heats. It’s Moore’s fourth world title.
2019.12.02 01:00 PM