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Living with a Quaran-TEEN!

Art by James Nakamura While the world is coming together to fight the mother of all viruses, I—a mother—am fighting the urge to not lose my **** with my teenage daughter. My angry adolescent somehow blames me, not her dad, for ruining…

Join HONOLULU Family's Virtual Easter Egg Hunt

Springtime parties and bunny sightings may have been canceled due to the lockdown, but that shouldn’t stop your keiki from having fun this Easter. Join HONOLULU Family as we roll out a Virtual Easter Egg Hunt! Every day this week, at least one post on HONOLULU…

6 Kid-Friendly Murals at POW! WOW! Hawai‘i 2020

Photos by Cathy Cruz-George Every year, my art-obsessed daughter gets excited when the Pow! Wow! Hawaiʻi street festival comes to town. Dozens of artists from the state and across the globe come together for one week to create wall-sized murals in Kakaʻako—which happens to be our…

Girl Scouts of Hawaiʻi Introduces a New Cookie Flavor

Photo: Courtesy of Girl Scouts of Hawaii Girl Scouts of Hawaiʻi is getting ready to hit up your local neighborhood and grocery stores with Girl Scout Cookie sales. This year, the cookie program has a new flavor and bold, new packaging.  The new flavor? Lemon-Ups, a crispy, lemony confection baked with inspirational…

Take Five: Start the New Year Clutter-Free

Illustration: Getty Images Is your home filled with holiday décor, half-opened gifts and school papers from last semester? Now is a great time to declutter! For tips, we turned to Nancy Nino, owner of Aloha Organizers: 1. Dig Deep. Decluttering…

New Book For Keiki: Kai Goes to the Farmers Market

Photo: Catherine Toth Fox An adorable new book for keiki, Kai Goes to the Farmers Market, tells the story of Kai, a preschooler who is not thrilled to join his mother at an early-morning farmers market. When she introduces him to the world of Hawaiʻi-grown foods, Kai decides that shopping…

Meet the Scholastic Kid Reporter from Hawaiʻi

Photo: Courtesy of Sara Does (Lucia's mom) A 10-year-old from O’ahu has been selected from a pool of thousands of children worldwide to be one of 50 Scholastic Kid Reporters.  Lucia Dong—a fifth grader at Kamiloiki Elementary School—will write online stories for Scholastic…