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Kay Lynch devotes her life to native Hawaiian ferns.
Chefs receive most of the attention, but there are also many lesser-known,
yet fascinating, restaurant jobs. Meet some of the crew at Honolulu's dining spots who have positions you may never have heard of.
Through mixed martial arts, BJ Penn became Hawaii's most well-known athlete, but not always for the right reasons. Now, he's evolving into one of the world's most influential martial arts teachers.
The Hawaiian Humane Society’s 13 animal officers ward off aggressive dogs, rescue cats from storm drains and enforce animal cruelty laws. To find out what the job is really like, we rode along with an HHS investigator.
HONOLULU sat down with Louis Kealoha in his first year as HPD chief. Check out what he had to say about corruption, “intelligence-led policing,” and more.
Alexander Liholiho shot one of his closest friends, leaving physical and emotional wounds from which neither man would recover.
Thousands of people are caring for their children and elderly parents simultaneously. Here are the stories of kamaaina who are coping with this challenge.
They do more than create apparel. They can see a bird and turn its colors into a fabric print. They can whip up costumes for an entire opera company. Meet the multitasking magicians we call fashion designers.
Ahead of the Majority. A documentary. An interview with the creator.
May Moir and Susanne Zola, grandmother and grand daughter, maintain the Nuuanu Valley gardens of Lipolani.
They give voice to paralyzed patients, detect exotic particles, solve mathematical conundrums and more. You can even blame one of them for all the hours you spent playing Tetris. Meet eight Islanders who are, quite simply, geniuses.
Doctors who service the countryside of Hawaii.
It takes one to know one, so we asked award-winning comedy writer Charles Memminger to choose the most hilarious comedians the Islands have produced.
At 83, Jack Randall of The Bishop Museum, has lived an exciting life, much of it underwater.
“Make yourself at home.” How many times have you said that very phrase to your houseguests? It’s a singulary gracious sentiment, with only one problem: Someone might take you up on it.
University of Hawai‘i football fans breathed a collective sigh of relief when star quarterback Colt Brennan decided to return to school rather than test the waters of the NFL draft.
Like Morse code, Hawai‘i’s surf beats out a message—one that reaches surprisingly far. Meet some global citizens who heeded this call.
In a Waimanalo backyard, an ailing Gabby Pahinui asked Eddie Kamae to play a few tunes with him. It was the jam session that changed Kamae’s life—and set off the Hawaiian Renaissance.
It's hard not to like Mike Gabbard, once you meet the guy. In June, the city councilman hosted a talk-story meeting at the Wai'anae Public Library. These get-togethers have been monthly rituals for Gabbard since he was elected to represent the Wai'anae-to-'Ewa district in 2002.