Friday, May 27, 2022
The Bridge short film based in Hawaii is again a finalist and winner of Reel Time International Online Film Festival awards from Perth-Australia.  The Bridge is the recent recipient of the Laurel of Excellence Award by the Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) and will be seen by...
The Waikiki of today is worlds away from the wetlands, mudflats, fishponds and full-cover bathing suits of 1916. A walk amongst the modern concrete towers of this tourist mecca reveals little in the way of culture or history and even less in “green space”. To a small degree, this...
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Camp Mokuleia is having a first ever luau fundraiser to bring local children, from Waialua, Waianae, Hau’ula, Waipahu and other areas to the camp. Reverend David Turner, the Executive Director, has been overwhelmed by the task of restoring the camp from damages of the last winter’s monster waves. The Luau...
This fall, the two Bs—burlesque and belly dance—shake up the museum’s Doris Duke Theatre fall programming. In September, Violetta Beretta and the Cherry Blossom Cabaret return for the fifth annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue. This year the festival stretches over three nights, each with a different theme, and features...
Come, come—One & All,  You are invited to participate in a very special, lovely show with two of Honolulu's greats, Adela Chu and Jeff Gere, performing together once again in an original production of "The Boy Who Fell in Love with a Star" at the Bishop Museum's Planetarium. I...
What's your calling? What motivates you to get out into the urban world to stand and speak for positive vision of the future? In 2007, as he lay in the hospital, his body succumbing to the ravages of chemo and cancer, my younger brother called me out. I was there with...
Mountain View based Raiatea Arcuri has been named the 2016 winner of the Young USA Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. The Big Island native's award winning shot is of Coastal lava tubes in Kona, which cause the water to flow in and out creating beautiful water motion. Arcuri said he first found out...
When I first read the description of Mad World, the debut feature of Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Chun on the Honolulu Film Festival website it seemed well...pretty damned depressing. This initially tempered my enthusiasm to view the film, but my better sense prevailed. I was curious to see what this young director had to express about...