June is Pride Month, a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, and remembrance of the fight for civil rights that started back at the Stonewall Inn on a June night in 1969 and continues to this day. While Pride is often about celebrating with community, there’s no reason why it can’t reflect in your streaming movie and TV choices as well, so here are a few suggestions for streaming options timed to Pride.
TOKYO — Miwako Sakauchi stands in her studio and brushes spinning swirls on torn cardboard and drawing paper, using the five colors designated as symbols of the modern Olympiad.
LOS ANGELES — “Jeopardy!” needed a host, and Lucille Ball had an enthusiastic suggestion for creator Merv Griffin: The smooth-voiced, debonair emcee of the “High Rollers” game show.
The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival has selected critically acclaimed New York Times best-selling picture book illustrator and artist Jing Jing Tsong to create its signature 2021 artwork.
PORTLAND, Maine — Vinyl record sales surged during the pandemic as music lovers fattened their collections, and audio cassettes began a comeback as well, keeping business spinning at record stores.
Last spring, the Waimea Community Chorus had plans to perform an Elton John tribute concert at the Kahilu Theatre, but the pandemic put the show on pause.
What started in the 1940s as “Rodeo Days” has grown into a weeklong celebration of paniolo heritage, during Honoka‘a Western Week, set for May 22 to 31. And, although the large gatherings won’t be happening due to public health restrictions, the 70-plus year tradition is alive and well.
It’s official! The Kahilu Theatre made its comeback last Saturday with two concerts by Hawaiian music legend Robert Cazimero. Concertgoers who held onto their tickets from last year’s canceled Cazimero show were the first allowed to re-enter the popular Waimea venue. Some told me that they drove from as far away as Hilo and Kona just to be part of this historic event.
NEW YORK — Chef, cookbook author and TV host Carla Hall has always wondered about an antique wooden highchair her family has long cherished.
Students at Pahoa High School have created a mural that will brighten up the school with a design dedicated to the history of Puna.