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The staff of Ka ‘Ohana recommends their favorite books for summer reading

The staff of Ka ‘Ohana recommends their favorite books for summer reading

Francine River’s “A Lineage of Grace” brings to life the stories of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary. She takes us along on the journeys of these five strong women and immerses us in their individual tales. We experience the struggle and despair these women had to face as they […]

Nature’s devastation on display

Nature’s devastation on display

On March 27, 1964, a violent 9.2 earthquake — the largest-ever recorded in North America — hit the Alaskan city of Valdez. The town’s waterfront slid into the sea, and 32 men, women and children lost their lives. An avalanche triggered a local tsunami, with tremors felt as far away […]

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A mighty akua (Brandon DiPaola) glares intensely at the Wind of Waipio Valley, Holopo‘opo‘o (Domina Arroyo).

Hawaiian mo‘olelo comes alive at Paliku

  For two weekends in February, Hawaiian mo‘olelo will be brought to life for the whole family on the Palikū Theatre stage by a contingent of WCC theatre students. This semester’s world premiere of “The Magical Pū Stealer” is written and directed by Bishop Museum’s cultural educator and world-renowned storyteller, […]

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Dr. Joseph Ciotti stands next to his designed bronze sundial made in England.

Stellar additions to Imaginarium

Want to learn more about astronomy in a fun way? Check out the WCC Imaginarium’s new features this season. On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, “Star-Crossed Lovers” will be shown at 7 and 8:30 p.m. for adults 21 and older. The social hour runs from 7 to 7:30 p.m. The second […]

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Ancient feuds reignite on stage

Ancient feuds reignite on stage

WCC’s drama students will present the legendary tale of Agamemnon and the Trojan War Feb. 27 through March 8 at Palikū Theatre. The play is a modern adaptation of the classical Greek tragedy that portrays the plight of soldiers, the struggle of a wife left behind and the cyclical nature […]

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A celebration of Hawaiian music — and a grand piano

A celebration of Hawaiian music — and a grand piano

“An Evening of Hawaiian Jazz” last month drew more than 100 people to celebrate the arrival of WCC’s first Steinway grand piano. Artists Teresa Bright, William Klingelhoffer, Ka‘ala Carmack and Aaron Salā performed at the new Hale A‘o – ‘Ōpio Kākela building to raise funds to offset the cost of […]

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Fringe festival fun

Fringe festival fun

  Running out of ideas for the upcoming Valentine’s weekend? If so, you may want to check out the O‘ahu Fringe Festival. The fourth performing arts O‘ahu Fringe Festival is scheduled in Chinatown and Kaka‘ako Feb. 12 – 15. According to the organizers, the festival offers many different performances, including […]

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