Breaking the tie

“Arsenic & Old Lace” is the latest offering by the Kauai Community Players. “Ron (Wood) could be cast as (Herman) Einstein,” said “Arsenic & Old Lace” director Dennis McGraw, peering from behind his copy of the script. “We could do something with the hair.”

Feeding body and soul

The Etudes of Frederic Chopin present a double plethora of two dozen keyboard masterworks displaying unparalleled pyrotechnics from the 19th century, where instrumental virtuosity ruled and concert artists were the rock stars of their day.

Concert benefits food pantry

At 7 p.m. Friday in the sanctuary of Church of the Pacific, the “Etudes of Chopin” will be played in their entirety, by Hawaiian concert pianist, Robert Nakea.

Ministry and watercolor

For years painting watercolors of Hawaii’s flowers kept the Rev. Alan Akana connected to his home, even though he was traveling all over the United States working in ministry.

Festival of Lights ends soon

There is one more opportunity to take in the free, 22nd annual Festival of Lights before it closes its 2018 run at the Historic County Building in Lihue.

Fresh bread, healthy sandwiches

Smells of savory soups and fresh bread dominate the corner of Kukui Grove Center next to Macy’s, where more often than not you’ll find loaves just out of the oven and a line out the door.