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'Pearl Harbor' notes
If all this talk of "Pearl Harbor" has you wanting to know more, check out a free brochure available at local libraries. It offers a brief history of events leading up to the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and lists nearly 50 books on the subject from history to fiction, with a brief explanatory paragraph on each plus a half-dozen movies and documentaries, as well as a guide to pertinent Web sites.
And speaking of Web sites, check out the official "Pearl Harbor" site.
TV's Food Network is making the rounds of the Islands this week, shooting segments for its "The Best Of" half-hour newsmagazine, plus a pair of later hour-long "Best Of" specials.
The crew, with host Jill Cordes, is visiting Moloka'i Ranch Lodge and Kaupoa Beach Village on Moloka'i; the Lodge at Ko'ele and Manele Bay Hotel on Lana'i; and Four Seasons Wailea, the Old Lahaina Lu'au and Hali'imaile General Store on Maui.
Wot? Not goin' L & L?
Keeping the Kanekos
The four are lined up on the way to the new complex and they looked so right and natural there that Academy supporters concluded the works just had to have a home there.
Dango is a Chinese term for dumplings. Kaneko is a Mainland artist originally from Japan, and a well-known ceramicist (a review of Kaneko's show, "Tropical Energy," will appear on Sunday's art page).
The company, named for King Kamehameha I, has been in business since 1936, and shares Forbes' "50 of America's Best" designation with such notable firms as Tiffany & Co. and Steinway & Sons. Today, original Kamehameha "silkies" fine vintage shirts are collectible and can bring hundreds, even thousands, of dollars.