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A sign warns that Lusitana is “not a through street.” Lusitana veers off and becomes Captain Cook Street, which abruptly dissolves after a block.

Cory Lum • The Honolulu Advertiser

Street-bound neighborhood seen as lost bit of old Honolulu
One of Honolulu’s more intriguing neighborhoods is a three-block patchwork of older houses and small apartments sandwiched between the H-1 Freeway and the Vineyard Boulevard off-ramp.

Hawai'i Ways, Hawai'i Days
Grandpa's spirit remains alive in us all
Considering my grandfather arrived in Hawai'i penniless, it is astounding that he was able to become a plantation foreman, then owner of several apartment buildings and parcels of land.

Capturing Island moments

Photos from some of our readers

Opera Review
Melodic voices add zest to melodramas
Pietro Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Ruggiero Leoncavallo's "I Pagliacci" have become icons of the hyperinflated verismo style of Italian opera. Hawai'i Opera Theatre's production of the two operas caps off a 2001 season.
Hawai'i celebrates historic banyan
There is an Indian banyan tree in the beachside courtyard of the Sheraton Moana Surfrider hotel that sure could tell some stories, if it could talk. The Moana is about to celebrate its centennial and the tree is even older than the hotel.
Art Review
Witkin photographs make a provocative show
The exhibition of Joel-Peter Witkin photographs at the Contemporary Museum is arguably the most intellectually challenging and provocative show to hit Honolulu in the last few years.
Exhibit by metalsmith shows work of 50 years
A retrospective of jewelry, sculptural forms and functional objects by Frances Pickens, a master of metalsmithing, presents superb craftsmanship combined with an exceptional sense of design
Art Calendar
Lit Beat

The first place winner of the "Ohana In the Islands" photo contest

Deb Aoki's Bento Box
Newly Weds

'Ohana photo contest captures Island moments
People freely shared photos of some of their sweetest and most emotional moments - tearful goodbyes, shared ice cream sundaes, glorious afternoons on the beach. The short essays people sent in were equally passionate.

Contest winners share their story
Each winner tells why the photo holds personal special meaning.

Celebrate arts, culture of Japan at Honolulu Festival
The seventh annual Honolulu Festival, which celebrates the arts and culture of Japan, is free to the public and runs Friday through next Sunday.

Bedtime overnight adventure begins March 23
An overnight Honolulu Academy of Arts program for children, “Bedtime With Bugs Bunny and Friends,” will take kids age 9 to 12 on a cartoon “edu-venture.”

Family Matters
When her children argue, this mother acts as mediator
How many of us have had to intervene when our children have had disputes? Sometimes, it’s difficult to determine who is telling the truth.
Honorable Mention
Volunteers discover joy in life of giving
Beyond their genuine politeness and polished carriage, a Kahala couple have a strong belief in giving back. Wherever they are, they seek out opportunities to do something tangible for the community.
Fun House
3-year-old gets his priorities straight
Three-year-old tells party goers what must be done before everyone can eat.
Dr. Gadget
Principles of air pressure demonstrated
One of the most unusual ideas about air is that of Bernoulli. He discovered that if the speed of a fluid moving over a surface is increased, the pressure decreases.
Seventeen magazine adds product lines
In an attempt to further its grip on teen girls everywhere, Seventeen has branched out by launching a line of beauty accessories, school supplies, even books.
Hoops for Kids tournament ready for tipoff
The fourth annual Hoops for Kids basketball tournament, hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii’s Ewa Beach Clubhouse, will be held next Saturday and Sunday on the Ilima Intermediate School basketball court in Ewa Beach.
Shaken Baby Alliance warns of shaken baby syndrome
To promote awareness of shaken baby syndrome, the Never Shake a Keiki Task Force will display two quilts in memory of children who have died and in honor of survivors.
Potty training tips sought
Ohana is seeking recommendations about potty training to help out other parents.
WaikÌkÌ Aquarium offers several classes
The Waikiki Aquarium is offering some events that are ideal for families and future marine biologists.
Wayne Harada
• Show Biz
Loyal Garner postpones Mother's Day show
Because of ongoing chemotherapy treatments at Straub Hospital, singer Loyal Garner has been forced to postpone her annual Mother's Day concert slated May 12, a day before Mother's Day, at the Sheraton Waikiki's Hawaii Ballroom.

• Island Sounds
Ho'aikane re-issues CD of live performances
Hoaikane was one of Hawaii's seminal Jawaiian acts, quick to adopt reggae rhythms and apply that genre's contagious moods to the Island experience. This new release, the group's 10th, was recorded nine years ago over two sessions at Fast Eddie's nightclub in Kailua.

Audio sample of "Down the Busy Street" by Ho'aikane. in mp3 or RealAudio format. RealAudio requires a plug-in.

Joan Namkoong
Market Basket
Hawai'i products spotlighted
Pat's Island Delights in Pearl City is an oasis of made-in-Hawai'i products. Owner Pat Ohta is always seeking out local manufacturers.
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