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State buys Hamakua Hillside

State buys Hamakua Hillside

William J. Aila, Jr (left), Mitch D’Olier and Dave Smith stand infront of the DLNR’s newest purchase- the Hamakua Marsh in Kailua. Photo courtesy of: Hawaii Reporter Kaneohe Ranch has closed…

DIY (do it yourself) all the rage

DIY (do it yourself) all the rage

In the 1950s the usage for DIY was often in regards to home improvement and small construction projects. Today DIY isn’t a hobby, it’s a movement.…

Toonz, animator and cartoonist

Toonz, animator and cartoonist

Original, edgy and downright different. In college the switch from the sciences to art felt natural for Andrew Miller (Drew Toonz). At a young age Toonz was intrigued by the world…

Give locally made chocolates this Valentine’s Day

Give locally made chocolates this Valentine’s Day

Chocolate remains one of the most popular treats to give to your sweetie on Valentine’s Day.  Back in the day Pilgrims would give sweet confections to their loved ones. Today,…

Personalized shopping: Maya Bella Boutique

Personalized shopping: Maya Bella Boutique

As young girls, Sloane Ketcham and Jsohnel Pacarro loved fashion and spoke of one day opening a clothing store that they would run together. As the cousins grew, each went…

Do You Dream in Color?

Do You Dream in Color?

Four years ago, in the thick of election season, Laurie Rubin set off to write her first novel.…

Miss Vamp 2012: A fang-tastic pageant

Miss Vamp 2012: A fang-tastic pageant

Miss Vamp 2012, Tab Sabre Brown also won the title for Miss Photogenic. All photos: Joanna Georgiev The Annual Miss Vamp Hawaii Beauty Pageant was a feast for the eyes,…

Lucie Voelcker to perform at TED X Honolulu

Lucie Voelcker to perform at TED X Honolulu

Voelcker plays her guitar and sings while drawing inspiration from her surroundings. Photo by: Joanna Georgiev  Night after night Lucie got up on stage and performed her one-woman show.  At…

Big Island Koa project takes root

Big Island Koa project takes root

Advertising and Public Relations students have firmly rooted themselves into crafting a campaign for Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods, which works to restore 1,000 acres of Historic Koa forest on the Hamakua…

Pele Awards gala offers HPU students inspiring night with the AD industry’s best

Pele Awards gala offers HPU students inspiring night with the AD industry’s best

The Peles happen but once a year. These awards are the equivalent to the Academy Awards for the Advertising Industry. The breathtaking venue, the glamour of getting all dressed up…

Kudos for HPU Ad Team

At the start of the National Student Advertising Competition, we all wanted it so badly. Going in, I knew HPU’s Akamai Advertising Agency team would be a lot of hard…

Living the dream, she’s a mermaid

Living the dream, she’s a mermaid

Ever since I was a young girl I was always mesmerized by the mysterious myths about mermaids of the sea. While girls in my kindergarten class had their Barbies and…

HPU prof creates her own world of art

At a young age, JamieAllen realized her passion for art. She began sketching animator’s drawings such as the classic characters of Mickey and Minnie Mouse and soon became intrigued to…

White Wash explores the history of black surfers

Trespass Productions, “White Wash,” directed by Ted Woods, premiered at the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Academy of Art during the Black Film Festival. White Wash explores the segregated…

Music Review: Boswell sings of war and broken hearts

Music Review: Boswell sings of war and broken hearts

In his album, “Off to War,” released  January 2012, Texas-born musician J. Bentley Boswell takes listeners through a personal journey through the past few years of his life. The first…

Bill Tapia, Young At Heart

At age 103, Uncle Bill “Tappy” Tapia is known as the Duke of Uke; the world’s oldest working musician. Tapia was born in Honolulu, but now lives in San Francisco.…

Making music on the mall

Making music on the mall

Sean Na‘auao, contemporary island  artist and slack key guitarist, shared his music with HPU students, staff and faculty recently  at “Music On the Mall.” You may have recognized Na‘auao’s tunes…

Dating myself: The beauty of self-acceptance

You’ll find me in a cute café sitting in the corner reading a book or people watching.  I often go to the movies alone when I need a good laugh…

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