Author: James Dannenberg

Sooner Than You Think

I thought I had more time. Turning 60 seemed like a big deal, for me, at least. Not in a bad way, mind you. I believe we need to celebrate as many milestones as possible during our pathetically short lives,…

Kailua Sunrise

Forget the sun umbrellas and coolers--the best time of the day to enjoy the beach, this Kailua-based writer suggests, is before dawn.

First Person: Identity Crisis

Resembling one of the world’s most popular filmmakers leads this writer to question the nature of celebrity.

The Right Thing

The roots of Island families reach far across the globe. Here, one kama'aina grapples with a family history forever changed by Hitler's Germany.