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In Hawai'i, the hottest craft trends include beading, stamping, pottery-painting, woodworking and scrapbook building. Above, guest favors, such as a tissue holder, can be a wedding project.

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Hand-made happiness
Welcome to a new kind of crafter. Regular folks have helped push national sales of craft and hobby products to mroe than $10 billion per year.

Roadshow brings cartoon art to town
How the Warner Bros. cartoon phenomenon ever happened, and the evolution of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, is the focus of “The Art of Warner Bros. Animation,” a traveling exhibit that will open at the Honolulu Academy of Arts tomorrow and run through April 1.

Today in TGIF
'Wonder Lounge' kicks up the pace
Where the roar of Waikiki tapers off into the stillness of Diamond Head, a party on the "Gold Coast is changing the nature of Honolulu's night life.
TGIF Weekend Calendar

Jonny Lang sets 4 Island concerts
Jonny Lang, the rock and blues guitarist who opened for the Rolling Stones at Aloha Stadium two years ago, will return to Hawaii for a four-night, four-Island gig in February.
Preservation lectures kick off at palace Feb.1
Japanese temples, historic theaters and an insider’s look at Doris Duke’s Hawaii estate are among the topics to be discussed in an upcoming series of lectures in Honolulu.
State officials attending Sundance film festival
A contingent of state representatives will attend the Sundance Film Festival, today through Jan. 28 in Park City, Utah, according to Thomas Smyth, Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism administrator.
Tell us which name-brand retailers to list
Let us know what's on your list of stores you wish would come to Hawaii. We’ve got our list, and want to know what tops yours. Then we’ll try and find out what our chances are for seeing these businesses here.
Wayne Harada
• Show Biz
Kapalua spa has a celebrity-studded week
The place to be for celebrity sightings last week was the Fitness Center and Spa at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. Sweating it out: Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, Joe Torre of the New York Yankees, actor Clint Eastwood, and golfers Tiger Woods, David Duval, Jesper Parnevik and several more.

• Island Sounds
Kapena mixes past and future
Kapena's first CD of 2001 is a 10-tune sampler that reflects the group's reign as one of the best contemporary Hawaiian music groups in the Islands.

Audio sample of "Ta'u Koula" by Kapena in mp3 or RealAudio format. RealAudio requires a plug-in.

Joan Namkoong
• Market Basket
Consult your local scout: It's cookie time
The Girl Scouts' annual cookie sale will continue through Feb. 4. New this year is an Aloha Chips with Macadamia Nuts cookie that features white fudge chips and Hawai'i-grown macadamia nuts.
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