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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,…

DIY: Make your own X-mas tree

DIY: Make your own X-mas tree

Only 12 days left until Christmas is upon us again, and with the finals period comes Christmas parties, final exams and the state of “I don’t have any more student…

Christmas shopping guide to Chinatown

Christmas shopping guide to Chinatown

Beautiful rings made from parts of an old watch, from La Muse. All photos by: Maren Bjoergum With only 12 days left till the Christmas tree is lit, the turkey…

Christmas Lights Parade

Christmas Lights Parade

On Dec. 1, Honolulu was filled with laughter and joy as the annual Christmas Lights Parade filled the city streets with dancers, singers, colorful floats and spectacular performances.…

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,…

Hallowbaloo in Chinatown

Hallowbaloo in Chinatown

The annual Halloween block party in Chinatown attracted ghosts and ghouls and geckos this last Saturday. The people of Honolulu dressed up in force to scare and attract attention as…

Halloween Trends: This year’s most popular costumes

Halloween Trends: This year’s most popular costumes

Characters from Hunger Games, superheroes like Captain America and Cat Woman, and K-pop superstars will be among the most popular figures roaming the streets this Halloween. Photos: PROMO Halloween season…

What’s happening in Honolulu for Halloween

What’s happening in Honolulu for Halloween

Ready for a night of ghouls and scary monsters (and sexy Katniss and Yoda)?  Photo: morguefile.com Get out your sewing kit, DIY skills or bank card and get ready for…

Ghouls, Witches, and Clowns, Oh My!

Ghouls, Witches, and Clowns, Oh My!

On Oct. 27, HPU hosted its annual “Halloween FunFest” at The Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Young ghouls and monsters, along with their parents, made their way down to trick…

Laie Lady is back with vengeance

Laie Lady is back with vengeance

There is something freighting lurking in the lagoon at the Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) this Halloween season. Beware of the ghoulish Laie Lady—she is meaner, scarier and angrier this year.…

Looking for the great pumpkin?

Autumn is not a season experienced as dramatically in Hawai‘i as it is on the mainland. The changing and falling of leaves is absent and heavier clothing is unnecessary. However,…

Eat, drink and be scary

“Boys and girls of every age, wouldn’t you like to see something strange, come with us and you will see, this our town called Halloween.”  This intro from the epic…

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