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  • 'Project Runway': More designers means more show for Season 8

     
    If you’ve always felt that an hour of “Project Runway” a week is not enough, then you’re in luck. At 9 p.m. Thursday, July 29, the series kicks off its eighth season featuring 17 designers – the most in series......
  • 10 less obvious places to visit in Hawaii

    10 less obvious places to visit in Hawaii
    No visitor to Hawaii should miss the compelling Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Kauai's Waimea Canyon and the Big Island's Volcanoes National Park. But some of the best things to see and do are less well known. Here are 10 of my picks for underrated...
  • Honolulu's hotel scene is jumping

    Honolulu's hotel scene is jumping
    The hotel scene in Honolulu never seems to sleep these days. You'll find new players, old favorites and lots of change. Here is a recap of what's happening on the Oahu scene. We'll leave it up to you whether you want to book one, Danno. Waikiki...
  • Islands in the Sun

    Islands in the Sun
    Hawaii isn’t just one tropical paradise, it’s many. Sure, each island has its own distinct personality. But that personality is the sum of each island’s diverse offerings and experiences. Oahu, for example, is one visitor’s high-...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • Tsunami swamps Hawaii beaches

    Tsunami waves swamped Hawaii beaches and brushed the U.S. western coast Friday but didn't immediately cause major damage after devastating Japan and sparking evacuations throughout the Pacific. Water rushed up on roadways and into hotel lobbies on the...
  • Obama's peers didn't see his angst

    As a second-stringer for the Punahou high school basketball squad, Barack Obama would fire up his teammates with renditions from the R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire. In yearbooks, he signed his name with a flourishing O, for Obama, which he topped with an...
  • Alfred Shaheen, garment industry pioneer, dies at 86

    Alfred Shaheen, garment industry pioneer, dies at 86
    Alfred Shaheen, a textile manufacturer who revolutionized the garment industry in postwar Hawaii by designing, printing and producing aloha shirts and other ready-to-wear items under one roof, has died. He was 86. Shaheen died Dec. 22 of complications...
  • Ronald T. Takaki dies at 70; pioneer in the field of ethnic studies

    Ronald T. Takaki dies at 70; pioneer in the field of ethnic studies
    Ronald T. Takaki, a prolific and controversial scholar who helped pioneer the field of ethnic studies and wrote animated histories about blacks, Asians, Latinos and other marginalized Americans during four decades on the UC Berkeley faculty, has died....
  • Honolulu Festival and other spring events around Hawaii

     
    You'll have no trouble finding something culturally fun and educational to do in the Aloha State this spring. Festivals with a variety of attractions —traditional dance as well as chocolate body art —will be livening up the Hawaiian islands in Ma...
  • Navy missile hits failing spy satellite

    Navy missile hits failing spy satellite
    The Navy hit a failed intelligence satellite speeding 133 miles above the Earth with a three-stage missile on the first try Wednesday, a shot the Pentagon hopes destroyed the spacecraft's fuel tank filled with 1,000 pounds of potentially toxic gas. The...