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  1. What does “hapa” mean?

    I struck up a conversation with a man who was, to me, clearly part Asian and part Caucasian. One thing led to another and I ended up asking him if he was hapa. “No,” he said. “I’m half...

  2. Revered master tattooist “Sado” transitions to new canvas

    When Wahiawa native Andrew Wong was six, he started creating art. He hasn’t stopped. Perhaps it was a random event that encouraged him to pursue art. “I still remember the first time I was...

  3. Dad vs. Jack in the Box

    by Olivia Hansen Dad was being nice by letting ME pick lunch after dance class. He said to me while driving, "Hey, Liv, where do you want to go for lunch?" He isn't a big fan of fast food, so I...

  4. Gallery: Get Jazzed with Sake at Blue Note Hawaii (@bluenotehawaii @joyofsake)

    Get Jazzed for Sake event on November 15, 2016 at the Blue Note Hawaii. If you would like to see more photos from the event, click here.

  5. Thankful Cooking

    With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we have so much to be thankful.  We talked about how thankful people are happier people.  Nothing is too small to be thankful for.   We are...

  6. Kid blogger: Haleiwa Joe’s restaurant review

    by Ava, age 9 Great food, great company, and beautiful views. I went to a restaurant called Haleiwa Joe's at 46-336 Haiku Road in beautiful Kaneohe. Haleiwa Joe's. Courtesy: Ava The first...

  7. Things that scare husbands

    Questions about weight seem to really scare husbands. I’m not a scale-watcher, but this year I have gained ten pounds that I’d like to lose. I stopped eating sugar. I’ve also finally found...

  8. Life with boys surprises the uninitiated

    The funniest thing happened to me the other night. Two eight-year-old boys came to my house. It was like someone released the Kraken. This is not a complaint. It’s a surprised observation on...

  9. Disney’s "Moana" celebrates female empowerment

    As a Pacific Islander, a mother of a girl, and a Hawaii resident, I think Disney’s “Moana” is a wonderful film long overdue. Meya and Olivia at the screening. “From Walt Disney...