NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary has named world-famous marine artist Patrick Ching as 2021-22 Sanctuary Artist in Residence.
Hawaii’s most famous ukelele virtuoso will stream live on Kahilu.TV next weekend and chat live with fans.
NEW YORK — The 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases and deaths.
They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, and maybe that’s also true for superhero movies. The 2017 “Wonder Woman,” directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot as Amazon warrior Diana Prince, arrived on screens like a welcome lightning bolt: dazzling and funny and surprisingly soulful. Its action sequences were balletic and thrilling; its love interest (Chris Pine as fighter pilot Steve Trevor) charming; its heroine a rich combination of strength and vulnerability, whose steady gaze seemed to exude love. And it was just, you know, fun.
NEW YORK — For the past decade, the Hallmark Channel has been a reliable destination for holiday programming. And in a year when many Americans are homebound because of the COVID-19 pandemic, network executives say there’s been a craving for the feel-good movies.
Two-time Grammy Award-winning Hawaiian musician Kalani Pe‘a returns to the Kahilu Theatre, streaming live via Kahilu.TV at 4 p.m. Jan. 9, 2021.
NEW YORK — Book publishing in 2020 was a story of how much an industry can change and how much it can, or wants to, remain the same.
NEW YORK — Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, concert trade publication Pollstar puts the total lost revenue for the live events industry in 2020 at more than $30 billion.
Hilo holiday programs set their sights to online streaming to bring music, dancing and holiday cheer to households during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year’s inductees into the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry, a collection of the most influential American movies, include a neo-noir superhero action spectacle, a ’50s-set ’70s musical and an animated send-up of a classic fairy tale trope.
NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co.’s streaming plans shifted into hyper speed Thursday, unveiling a galaxy’s worth of new streaming offerings including plans for 10 “Star Wars” series spinoffs and 10 Marvel series that will debut on Disney+.
In a year when physical distance has transformed our sense of community, the virtual creativity of the Kona and Windward choral societies has redefined the spirit of togetherness. This holiday season, the societies, known collectively as Na Puukani, will open their virtual doors to usher in Christmas with a Zoom “Messiah Sing-Along” from 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 13.
NEW YORK — In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate — including a new “Matrix” movie, “Godzilla vs. Kong” and the Lin-Manuel Miranda adaptation “In the Heights” — will stream on HBO Max at the same time they play in theaters.
NEW ORLEANS — The venerable New Orleans funk band Galactic purchased the historic music club Tipitina’s in late November 2018 and, according to bassist Robert Mercurio, was making a go of it.
These days when it seems kids have been relegated to endless hours staring at computer screens, West Hawaii’s two public libraries in Kona and Kealakekua have stepped up to offer them a variety of fun and educational participatory options from ages pre-K to teens.