Stage Review Play gives insight into Indonesian culture
'Umbuik Mudo and the Magic Flute' is an unusual opportunity for Western audiences to view an exotic art form and spend part of an evening immersed in another culture.
Study: More sex being shown on TV
Sexual content on television has risen sharply since 1997, showing up in two of every three programs last season, according to a study released yesterday.
Vintages The ABCs of enjoying wine
ABC, in wine parlance, means several things these days. There is a famous winery in Santa Barbara, Calif., for one, that is often called ABC, although its real name is Au Bon Climat. ABC makes great stuff; guaranteed. Wine Calendar
Market Basket Healthy foods to be designed for women
One of the top food trends this year will be foods designed for women. Look for soy, calcium, folic acid and iron linked with B vitamins, omega 3 fatty acids, flaxseed and oats in products such as Quaker Oats Nutrition for Women instant oatmeal.
Entertaining Treat your loved ones to a Valentine's party
Valentine's Day is coming. But our love isn't limited to just one person in our life. There are lots of people we care about. So why not invite some of them over?
The Vegetarian Veggies rule eggplant dish
A medley of vegetables, brown rice and wheat germ are seasoned and stuffed into eggplant for a hearty dish. Use globe eggplant, the round ones, but look for those on the smaller side for this recipe.
Light Touch Jambalaya recipe with mushrooms
Jambalaya, a Creole New Orleans dish with its roots in France, can be made with less than a pound of chicken, or with none, in this low-fat version. Sliced mushrooms add a meaty texture to the recipe
Editor's Choice Tropical Tiramisu dessert from Outrigger Waikiki hotel
We all know tiramisu as the Italian pick me up treat, laced with chocolate and espresso, plus perhaps a little madeira or amaretto. Karen Molina's tiramisu features passion fruit, rum and coconut within the layers of ladyfingers and mascarpone cheese.
Audio sample of "Island Born" by Keola Beamer. in mp3 or RealAudio format. RealAudio requires a plug-in.
Audio sample of "Ami Ami Slack Key" by Led Kaapana and Bob Brozman. in mp3 or RealAudio format. RealAudio requires a plug-in.
Quick Bites New executive chef at Parc Cafe
Don Maruyama Jr. has been named executive chef of the Parc Cafe at the Waikiki Parc Hotel. Maruyama, a 14-year veteran of the food service industry, was most recently the executive chef at Fort Street Bar and Grill in downtown Honolulu.