Making her ‘Name’

New music just dropped on the North Shore, and the debut album from singer-songwriter Jordan Flemming touts the sounds of a Kauai summer with hints of pop, inde and folk music.

Red Raider homecoming

“Music Through the Ages” filled the air over the several days when Kauai High School celebrated its 2018 homecoming festivities, including the first-ever parade coordinated by Bryden Ka‘auwai around Kukui Grove Center.

Science and art come together in these pages

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” this newly-released book by Michael Benson, “Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece,” is perhaps one of the most comprehensive and fascinating looks into this transformative milestone in motion pictures.

A taste of Thai

Most people make the mistake of ordering just one, said Arisara Khamsuk, owner of South East Asia (S E A) Kauai, located on the second level of Harbor Mall shopping center. She was referring to hot ‘n cheese, one of the appetizer offerings from the restaurant that opened its doors about two weeks ago behind the Lilikoi Bar and Grill.

Queen for a day

Hui o Laka, the nonprofit that runs Koke‘e Natural History Museum, announced that Sharalyn Kahealani Bucasas will portray Queen Emma at the 30th annual Emalani Festival Kauai, Eo e Emalani i Alakai, on Oct. 13 on the lush expanse of Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow in Koke‘e State Park.

Woo Jin learns the real truth; So Eun finds out about Soo Ho

The “finger heart” is often used by South Korean celebrities but now even mainstream public and politicians also use the finger gesture as a sign of love. By crossing your thumb over the index finger, you create what looks like a heart. It’s one of those trends that really caught on in South Korea.

Arnold Meister directs ‘The Cemetery Club’

Jennifer Cullen was all set to head to Montana for vacation when “The Cemetery Club” called out to her. Vacation canceled. Instead, Cullen stayed on Kauai to play the role of Lucille in this Women In Theatre production directed by Arnold Meister. “It’s about life,” Cullen said. “It’s about sweet life.”

Hawaii Children’s Theatre announces production of ‘Newsies’

The Hawaii Children’s Theatre announces the production of Disney’s “Newsies.” Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, “Newsies” features the Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (“Little Shop of Horrors,” “Sister Act”) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (“Kinky Boots”).