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The six-story Stangenwald Building towered above its downtown contemporaries on Merchant Street when it was built in 1901.

Jeff Widener • The Honolulu Advertiser

Honolulu's first high-rise turns 100
Finished in 1901, the Stangenwald Building's six stories could be seen from miles around. Only Kawaiaha'o Church (1854) and Aloha Tower (1921) would compete with it for decades to come.
The original Stangenwald

South Pole doctor recounts battle to survive breast cancer
Physician Jerri Nielsen, who was faced with the prospect of treating her own breast cancer while virtually trapped in the South Pole winter, tells of her experience in a new book.

Valentine's Day party set at Esprit nightclub
Two popular Waikiki show bands, the Krush and Honolulu, will combine forces to present a Valentine's Day party, Heart Lite Connection, at the Esprit nightclub at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.

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Puffy, Jennifer say they're still together
Despite published reports to the contrary, the romance between Jennifer Lopez and Sean "Puffy" Combs is still going strong, according to people in both camps.
Shirley MacLaine remains a mystery
At 66, Shirley MacLaine remains a person of many beguiling facets: a nomadic traveler who has employed the same agent for 45 years; a believer in reincarnation who pokes fun of herself.
Black History Month on TV in February
Television barely dips a toe into the breadth and depth of black experience, so some amends are made in February in honor of Black History Month.
Wayne Harada
• Show Biz
DeLima gets miscue when fireworks go off
Comedian Frank DeLima's premature 'alarm clock,' ... 'Hawai'i's Kitchen' tapes at Chai's Island Bistro ... 'Vanities' cast parties at Nick's Fishmarket.

• Island Sounds
Kahumoku CD has romantic mood
George Kahumoku Jr. has become a mover and shaker in Hawaiian music, from traditional to contemporary, from religious to romantic, from instrumental to vocals.

Audio sample of "Moloka'i Slide" by George Kahumoku Jr. in mp3 or RealAudio format. RealAudio requires a plug-in.

Joan Namkoong
• Editor's Choice
For zesty, citrus-flavored dish, try Chili Orange Cold Noodles
Chili Orange Noodles is one of my favorite noodle dishes. Not only is it delicious as part of a Chinese meal, it can stand on its own as a "pasta salad" on a buffet or as an accompaniment to grilled chicken or meats.
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