Acclaimed Hawaii artists' work on display at Halekulani's art gallery
Acclaimed Hawaii artists' work on display at Halekulani's art gallery

Halekulani is pleased to present six acclaimed Hawaii artists in its Halekulani Gallery at the resort. The hotel says it picked the artists for their pedigree; they most recently exhibited in the 2018 Portfolio by the Friends of Hawaii State Art Museum (FHiSAM). 

Kailua open market celebrates “Made for Mom” Market on May 6
Kailua open market celebrates “Made for Mom” Market on May 6

Aloha Home Market offers a mom-themed market this month, purposely set for the Sunday before Mother’s Day. The May 6 event will be held at 25 Maluniu Avenue (a covered, open lot near Cinnamon’s restaurant). The pet-friendly marketplace will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Event founder Danielle Scherman says she puts an emphasis on luxury living and rare finds. Aloha Home Market is her latest passion project.

Registration for XTERRA Freedom Fest now open online
Registration for XTERRA Freedom Fest now open online

Registration for the 2018 XTERRA Freedom Fest is now open online at www.campbennett.com. ?The XTERRA Freedom Fest, presented by Camp Bennett in partnership with XTERRA and Kualoa Ranch, is on Saturday, July 1, 2018 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Kualoa Ranch. The XTERRA Freedom Fest is an annual racing event on Oahu in Kaaawa Valley. More than 1,000 athletes from around the globe will raise money for charities. Their efforts will be rewarded with a BBQ, free beer (for responsible part...

Walk for Autism and Resource fair offers assistance to affected families
Walk for Autism and Resource fair offers assistance to affected families

Walk for Autism and Resource Fair this Saturday, April 28th, at Ala Moana Beach Park's Magic Island

Career fair for girls aims to boost women working STEM fields
Career fair for girls aims to boost women working STEM fields

If you have a daughter who's interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, you might want to encourage her to attend a STEM career fair for girls. The day-long career conference is called "Tech Savvy" and it's for girls in the sixth to ninth grades and their parents. The Honolulu chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) says it is holding the fair to address the shortage of women in STEM careers.  "...

Students and church members lend a helping hand in the community
Students and church members lend a helping hand in the community

UH Manoa students and members of the World Mission Society Church of God teamed up this morning to clean Kalo Park in Manoa. 

YWCA Oahu Announces 2018 Hawaii Women Leaders
YWCA Oahu Announces 2018 Hawaii Women Leaders

Four local women in business will receive a leadership award from YWCA Oahu, for their inspirational work in the community. The four women, from different industries, will be honored at the 41st Annual LeaderLuncheon at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 from 12 pm – 1:30pm. The 2018 honorees are: Julie Arigo, General Manager, Waikiki Parc Hotel Catherine Ngo, President & Chief Executive Officer, Central Pacific Bank Ginny Tiu, Piani...

Bhutan Happiness exhibit opens in late February
Bhutan Happiness exhibit opens in late February

The East-West Center Arts Program is hosting an exhibit featuring photographs of Bhutan’s people in everyday life taken between 1991 and 2006 by Kaua‘i-based photographer and filmmaker John Wehrheim. The exhibition also includes textiles, Buddhist ritual items, and utilitarian objects, as well as a traditional sand mandala – a visual representation of the Himalayan Buddhist cosmos - created on site by visiting Bhutanese monks during the first week of the exhibit. A l...

AAUW Honolulu offers scholarships for college students
AAUW Honolulu offers scholarships for college students

AAUW Honolulu is offering female undergraduate and graduate students in Hawaii the opportunity to take part NCCWSL - AAUW's national leadership conference held in Maryland, from May 30 to June 2, 2018. The scholarship will include registration, airfare, hotel accommodations and a travel stipend. NCCWSL helps female undergraduate and graduate students develop and strengthen a voice, skill set, and mind-set for leadership and they learn how, why, and when to take action and be an ...

Free workshop helps people age in place
Free workshop helps people age in place

Residents looking to improve their homes so they can continue living there regardless of their age or physical ability can attend a free AARP Hawai‘i Home For Life Workshop Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. An AARP survey of older Oahu residents found most like the communities in which they live and nearly 80 percent- four out of five- want to remain in their own homes as they age. Not surprisingly, many home and apartment owners age 45 and olde...

AARP Foundation offers free tax assistance starting February
AARP Foundation offers free tax assistance starting February

Beginning February 1 and continuing through April 17, the AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating 50  years of service, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. Since its inception, the program has served more than 50 million taxpayers. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide started in 1968 with just four volunteers working at one site. Today, nearly 35,000 volun...

Waikiki spa becomes state's first Green Circle Salon
Waikiki spa becomes state's first Green Circle Salon

Polynesian-inspired SpaHalekulani is now an official member of Green Circle Salons, a Canadian organization pioneering sustainable solutions for repurposing, recycling, and capturing salon and spa waste. It's the first and only spa in Hawaii to be recognized by this group. “With a joint mission to create positive social and environmental change, reduce our carbon footprint and promote eco-friendly salon practices, SpaHalekulani is a natural fit and partner of Green Ci...