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2017-02-19 00:05

The 6th annual Heiva I Hawaii showcased amazing groups from all over Hawaii Island and shared the cultural dance and music traditions of Tahiti on Saturday. From riveting drum dances, to melodic Ahuroa, spectators were treated to the Tahitian culture. Solo, couple and group competitions were held at Kekuaokalani Gym. Polynesian artisans, crafters and food vendors were also on hand.

State & Regional

2017-02-19 00:05

SAN FRANCISCO — Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor.

Arts & Entertainment

2017-02-17 02:05

Albert Einstein said dancers are the athletes of God. After watching the dancers of Ailey II perform, audience members will have no doubt this is true. Known globally for fusing together the strong performances of young dancers, with the creativity and spirited devotion of today’s up and coming choreographers, Ailey II brings its artistic vision to Kahilu Theatre at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Local Features

2017-02-19 00:05

Local folks and visitors often feel that our islands have few dangers except for rare volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and hurricanes. Excessive exposure to the sun can be dangerous and people die every year by being careless at the beach or hiking in the mountains. Although there are few poisonous native plants, some common exotic landscape plants are toxic such as oleander, crotons and angel trumpets. Some people can experience skin reactions like exposure to poison ivy from cashew and mango trees.


2017-02-18 00:05

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Nation & World

2017-02-19 00:05

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up to Election Day, complete with promises to repeal the health care law, insults for the news media and a playlist highlighted by the Rolling Stones.