The best of chefs, wines and jazz

Hawaii kamaaina and visitors are invited to mingle and savor an evening under the stars at the ninth annual Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22.

LifeSongs concerts will support North Shore flood relief

Kauai is a place for transitions. People come from all over the world to see spectacular beauty and realize the island’s ancient lessons moving in their lives. Locals are quick to recognize this tectonic shift, communing in acknowledgment that all are part of a larger, subtler transformation, even when those evolutions are involuntary.

Kupaoa’s music magic

It’s Wednesday evening at the Waimea Public Library, and the quiet space practically hums with felicitous anticipation. The internationally-recognized musical duo, Kupaoa, is preparing to present a 45-minute set in honor of the Waimea branch’s summer reading program, Libraries Rock.

Heiva I Kauai returns

Heiva l Kauai is celebrating the 17th anniversary of its colorful Tahitian dance and drumming at their annual event Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5, at Kapaa Beach Park.

Crusaders Quartet to perform

“Springs of Living Water” is one of the Rev. Ed Terui’s favorite gospel songs. “I was in a barren land of sin and shame but God came in and filled me with his water of life.” Those words speak to him because that’s what he said God did for him.

Children’s theater brings enchantment to Kauai

For weeks, a group of children has been working diligently to bring a little magic to Kauai. “I’m so excited to play the lead this year. It’s one of my first leads that I’ve been,” said Rayna Shafter, 13, who is playing the title role of Belle in Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s production of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.”

HCT announces its 2018 season

Hawaii Children’s Theatre announced the events scheduled for 2018, beginning with their acclaimed performing arts education program Summer Stars.

Koloa Landing launches luau

The smiles of Naiome Cadije, Liliana Erichsen, Natalie Cadije and Natalie Boyer were as warm as the golden hues of sunset as the quartet planted aromatic lei on guests coming through the entrance line at the Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu.

‘Crimes’ cries for crowds

No matter where life takes individual family members, family ties can remain strong despite a dysfunctional environment, says Director Nell Foster in describing Women in Theatre’s upcoming production of the play “Crimes of the Heart.”