| Jul 13, 2011
Kenneth Choi has two high-profile films in the hopper. He portrays Jim Morita, one of the Howling Commandos in the action film "Captain America: The First Avenger." He also has finished shooting the remake of "Red Dawn." A resident of Los Angeles, the 39-...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 7:33 AM
KONA, Hawaii ( KTLA) -- Homicide detectives are investigating the death of TV writer and producer Aron Abrams, who was found dead Christmas morning in a luxury hotel on Hawaii's Kona island.
Police on the Big Island say the 50 year old writer/producer...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 11:03 AM
If all the photographs showing hot teen couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez getting hot and heavy while on vacation this past week weren't enough for heart-broken fans, then an intimate pic of the pair will most likely get the job done.
An image leaked...
| Nov 2, 2010
The Nissan Leaf isn't for everybody. I could say the same of any car I review, yet for some reason it seems necessary to remind consumers of this fact when detailing electric cars like the Leaf and Chevrolet Volt.
Reactions to the nascent EV (electric...
| May 8, 2011
As a group of visitors from the San Francisco Bay Area toured the Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative's coffee plantation ( 328-2411, http://www.kpfc.com) in Captain Cook on the Big Island, they listened intently as their guide told them what it takes...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 1:36 PM
"The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama"
By David Remnick
Alfred A. Knopf, 656 pages, $29.95
Reviewed by Kevin Boyle
By March 7, 1965 John Lewis had been in hundreds of civil rights campaigns. But from the moment he led the six hundred...
| Aug 3, 2011
When Loni Love was in her 20s, her company was undergoing massive layoffs. As an electrical engineer, Love was making a nice salary and had good benefits. But she wasn't happy with her career.
"There were people who had been there for 30 years, and I...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 9:03 AM
By Pearl Abraham
Random House, 255 pages, $25
Even now, a popular edition of “The Arabian Nights” in English is the translation by nineteenth-century British explorer Sir Richard Burton, who is also credited with being the...
| Oct 10, 2010
No visitor to Hawaii should miss the compelling Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Kauai's Waimea Canyon and the Big Island's Volcanoes National Park. But some of the best things to see and do are less well known. Here are 10 of my picks for underrated...
| Oct 10, 2010
Man does not live by bread alone, and families can't count on theme parks for all their adventures. Here are 10 relatively unthemed Western destinations, all best enjoyed in the company of a 10-year-old:
Cable cars, San Francisco: Of the three routes...
| Nov 7, 2010
This laid-back beach town 12 miles northeast of Honolulu on windward Oahu has no hotels — which is just fine with the locals — but it can boast of being home to what some call the "winter White House." Kailua hosted the vacationing Obamas in...