ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
Santa Claus really exists!
Advertiser Staff and News Services
Thought the North Pole is just a cartographic marker? Well, don't tell that to the 1,778 people who reported living there — North Pole, Alaska — to the U.S. Census Bureau last year. Here are other towns (and their populations) where Christmas must be the biggest event of the year:
— Catherine E. Toth
A PART OF OLD HAWAI'I FOR THEIR VERY OWN
Bishop Museum Press' first collection of note cards features images from the museum's archives with brief histories by archivist DeSoto Brown.
The set includes 20 glossy, high-quality cards with classic images of surfing in Hawai'i. The photos date from the late 1800s through the middle of the 20th century. They sell for $15 per set at Shop Pacifica at Bishop Museum and Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i in Ward Warehouse.
"As a kid, I kind of thought that art had just stopped in the fifties, and that it turned into hippies doing things naked."
John Currin | the painter and art-world darling on his early exposure to contemporary art, in New York magazine