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Club Hubba Hubba Sign Returns to Chinatown

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Club Hubba Hubba. The name conjures up the bawdy glitter of the 1940s nightlife of downtown Honolulu's Hotel Street.

Local Photographer Turns Lens Toward Waikiki

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Nearly 40 years ago, a 22-year old artist decided to document the changing landscape of Honolulu's most famous neighborhood...Waikiki.  That artist was local photographer Eric Yanagi.  Thanks to a state grant, Yanagi completed the year-long project in 1973.

Young Playwrights Onstage at TAG

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A theatre group on Oahu is helping four young playwrights stage their work this fall, and it’s recruiting people to participate.

Big Island Artist Lectures on Scrimshaw

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New England came to Hawaii in the 1800s in the form of missionaries and whalers … and Big Island artist Robert Weiss has been researching the latter.

Volunteers Observe Whales for Annual 'Count'

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Volunteers will be counting humpback whales today from 8 am to noon at more than 60 sites on Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island. It marks the first “sanctuary count” of the season.

Event coordinator Christine Brammer says whales come and go from January to March. The population peaks next month.

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