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Frolic Hawaii’s 2nd Annual PokeFest

Frolic Hawaii’s 2nd Annual PokeFest

PokeFest 2018 gathered the community together through the love of poke and promoted local poke business owners. On Saturday, Sept. 29, the 2nd Annual PokeFest was held at Ala Moana…

Movie Review: “Crazy Rich Asians” is crazy good, crazy funny and crazy entertaining

Movie Review: “Crazy Rich Asians” is crazy good, crazy funny and crazy entertaining

If you have never been to Singapore and wonder what it’s like, Crazy Rich Asians might just have you planning your next trip. From the colorful city life to the…

New and returning clubs show off at HPU’s Club Carnival

New and returning clubs show off at HPU’s Club Carnival

Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) held its semi-annual Club Carnival at Aloha Tower Marketplace, featuring booths from over 20 Registered Student Organizations. The event took place on Sept. 7, bringing students…

Mean Tunes at The Green Room Festival

Mean Tunes at The Green Room Festival

The lively sounds of indie bands, local artists and vendors echoed from the Waikiki Shell this past weekend. The Green Room Festival, held annually, is a celebratory festival with a…

Pa’ina at the Pier 2018 rocks students into the new school year

Pa’ina at the Pier 2018 rocks students into the new school year

Hawaii Pacific University’s (HPU) annual Pa’ina at the Pier rocked Aloha Tower Marketplace’s Pier 9 Stage on Friday, Aug. 31. HPU’s Campus Activities Board hosted the concert, funded by the…

HPU Theatre department brings out the elegance, hilarity and nostalgically vibrant work of Noel Coward’s Private Lives

HPU Theatre department brings out the elegance, hilarity and nostalgically vibrant work of Noel Coward’s Private Lives

The Paul and Vi Loo Theatre came alive with the dazzling production Private Lives by Noel Coward. The one-act show was directed by Hawai‘i Pacific University’s (HPU) Eden Lee Murray,…

“Ready Player One” brings nostalgia to the screen

“Ready Player One” brings nostalgia to the screen

Rating: B+, Pretty darn good movie!   Ready Player One, the latest film from legendary director Steven Spielberg, succeeds by sticking to the tropes and emotional beats that characterized the…

Black Panther Claws its Way to the Top

Black Panther Claws its Way to the Top

Black Panther, the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, manages to introduce fresh new characters and a vibrant setting without sticking too closely to the tried and true formula…

2018 Oscars roundup

2018 Oscars roundup

Oscars season is finally here, and because we know of no better time for the unapologetic expression of our opinions, here is a complete list of the best picture nominations…

Barefoot in the Park: A humorous glance at the 60s

Barefoot in the Park: A humorous glance at the 60s

Neil Simon’s romantic comedy, “Barefoot in the Park”, was entertaining throughout every scene. The play was presented by the theater department at Hawaii Pacific University (HPU). The Paul and Vi…

Review: Blade Runner 2049

Review: Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 is the sequel to a science fiction classic that lost money when initially released in 1982, though it gained significant popularity in the subsequent decades. According to…

The Hawaiian Experience

The Hawaiian Experience

  Some students at Hawai’i Pacific University (HPU) seem to think the “Hawaiian Experience” consists of daily acai bowls, trips to the beach and yearlong daisy dukes. But, none of…

Downtown pizzeria offers more than just pizza

Downtown pizzeria offers more than just pizza

From the outside it looks like a tiny vintage pizza parlor, but don’t be deceived, J.J. Dolan’s offers customers the chance to try New York-style pizza and drinks in the…

Three “Hidden Figures” In NASA

Three “Hidden Figures” In NASA

Hidden Figures was an exhilarating movie. Three African American women during the 1960s took on the world and changed history forever by helping NASA, in their own significant ways, to…

“La La Land”: A Traditional Hollywood Romance

“La La Land”: A Traditional Hollywood Romance

Director Damien Chazelle aimed to make a movie that captured the idea of a classic Hollywood romantic musical. For the most part, he succeeded, but in parts of the movie,…

Review: “Mr. Robot” Hacks TV’s Doldrums

Review: “Mr. Robot” Hacks TV’s Doldrums

I’ve waited a long time for a new show to capture my attention and make television exciting once again. Over the summer, I started watching “Mr. Robot,” a USA Network…

Review: “A Monster with a Thousand Heads” Cuts Right to the Chase

Review: “A Monster with a Thousand Heads” Cuts Right to the Chase

Mexican film is one of those best kept secrets that deserves more attention than it receives. When I came across “A Monster with a Thousand Heads” (Un Monstruo de Mil…

Review: “Lady Dynamite” is Clinically Hilarious

Review: “Lady Dynamite” is Clinically Hilarious

Mental health is a difficult subject to discuss due to a lack of understanding among the general public. There is heavy stigma that hangs over those afflicted with problems like…

“The Neon Demon”: A Devilish Treat

“The Neon Demon”: A Devilish Treat

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a review of a film, but I haven’t seen a film so visually stunning and engrossing in such a long time that I thought…

“Black Mountain Side”: Canadian Chills

“Black Mountain Side”: Canadian Chills

Do you love horror films but are tired of being scared below the Arctic Circle? Well, grab your tuque and your parka, because you’re about to get freaked out in…

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