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Quote Unquote: Meet the Woman in Charge of Spreading Holiday Cheer in Honolulu

Director of customer service for the City & County Sheri Kajiwara dishes about what goes on behind the scenes.
2016.12.02 06:49 PM

“Moana” is Turning Culture into Cash—Here’s Why it Matters for Hawai‘i

Why the debate surrounding cultural appropriation matters.
2016.12.02 11:55 AM

Talk Story with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Surf Memoirist William Finnegan

From Kaimukī Intermediate student to “New Yorker” conflict reporter, it’s been quite a ride for the author of “Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life.”
2016.11.28 01:23 PM

Move Aside, First Friday—Second Saturday is Taking Over Chinatown

Carving out its own identity against the bacchanal of First Friday, a family-friendly, interactive arts and crafts fair is taking part in the renaissance of Chinatown—just in time for a holiday shopping run.
2016.11.11 09:00 AM

Why These 17 Survivors—and Their Emcee—are Our Fashion Heroes

We dare you to watch these “Beautiful Survivors” strut their stuff without a tissue handy at the HONOLULU Fashion Week grand finale Saturday night.
2016.11.07 11:01 AM

“Moana” Star Auli‘i Cravalho is Not Your Average Disney Princess

Warning: This conversation with “Moana” star Auli‘i Cravalho may blow any preconceptions of a “Disney Princess” out of the water.
2016.11.01 10:18 AM

Hawai‘i’s John John Florence Wins His First World Surf Tour Championship

Fulfilling what many called his destiny since he was a child riding Pipeline on the North Shore, the Eddie Aikau winner dominates at Supertubos in Portugal.
2016.10.25 02:14 PM

Quote Unquote: Here’s the Secret to Winning “Best Costume” This Halloween

With more than 40,000 costumes, many of them authentic pieces from around the world, Kharolina Costumes is here to help you win your next Halloween costume contest.
2016.10.18 11:12 AM

Change Was in the Air Leading Up to the Primary Election. What Happened?

Hawai‘i is sending 16 unopposed incumbents back to the State Legislature.
2016.10.05 04:35 PM

Local Filmmaker Wins Prestigious Carnegie Medal for Saving Shark-Attack Victim’s Life

Keoni Bowthorpe wins Carnegie Medal for Heroism after saving surfer Colin Cook from a tiger shark in 2015.
2016.09.28 03:43 PM

“The Descendants” Author Kaui Hart Hemmings is On Fire

Hemmings’ latest is partly written as an entry in a cookbook contest for mothers.
2016.09.23 09:00 AM

Disney Pulls Controversial “Moana” Costume Amid Protests of “Brownface”

A collision between merchandising and cultural sensitivity shows how hard it is to strike a balance.
2016.09.21 05:16 PM