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Third annual Fringe Festival starts Thursday

November 5th, 2013 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Art, Events

Honolulu will again join a global celebration of the arts with the Oahu Fringe Festival, which has now grown to a three-day event since it first landed in Chinatown in 2011. Fringe festivals are part of a tradition going back to 1947, where the first Edinburgh Festival Fringe was held in Scotland. There are dozens […]

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Chinatown Chase 2010 is On

December 22nd, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Art, Events, Hawaii

For the fourth year in a row, questing teams will descend upon the Chinatown Arts district in February seeking fame and fabulous prizes… all to support the Hawaii Theatre Center. Registration is now open for Chinatown Chase 2010, a city-spanning adventure and scavenger hunt organized by the fun folks at Ravenchase Adventures. Teams of ten […]

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Kat Reeder Tackles Triple Crown

September 25th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Art, Events

Local artist Kat Reeder, whose work you may have seen at First Friday as one of the recently featured artist at the Chinatown Boardroom, was tapped to create the official poster of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing 2009. Although the competition doesn’t begin until November, she’s offering an early look at the design, which […]

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‘So Sari!’ Art Party This Friday

July 22nd, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Art, Events, Food, Music, People

This month’s Art After Dark is not to be missed. On Friday, the Honolulu Academy of Arts presents “So Sari! Bollywood Nights.” The soundtrack to the evening will be provided by New York’s famed D.J. Rekha, and E&O Trading Company will provide some flavor. You can wander the courtyards of the Academy, where major Indian […]

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Chinatown Potluck on Monday

June 8th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Family, Food, Hawaii

A coalition of Honolulu community groups is kicking off summer tomorrow night with “Chinatown Potluck,” a festival to bring together the diverse Chinatown community and to highlight everything it has to offer. Good health will be at the heart of the event, which will offer delectable multi-cultural dishes “with a healthy twist.” There will be […]

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First Flickr Friday of 2008

January 10th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, The Web

It seems like only last week that local shutterbugs came together for food, fellowship, and f-stops. And it was. But tomorrow brings the monthly Flickr Friday lunch meetup downtown. We’ll be taking over Mini Garden (50 N. Hotel St.), a Chinese restaurant at the corner of Hotel and Smith streets. Won’t you join us? Check […]

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LOST Time

November 1st, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture

For the “LOST” crew, Halloween wasn’t so much spooky as it was slippery. Rain washed away some of the momentum during the Chinatown/Koreatown location shoot, as on-again, off-again downpours stalled filming several times. The crew took it all in stride, though, standing at the ready with umbrellas and towels to dry off people and props. […]

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LOST in Korea

October 31st, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture

I’m beginning to get the sense that the secret to LOST Spotting is being hungry in the morning. Looks like Seoul has sprouted up in Chinatown, right next door to Char Hung Sut and its world-famous manapua and dim sum. Yes, I think toys and stuffed animals play a part in this episode (see “LOST […]

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Free Wi-Fi in Chinatown

October 4th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Hawaii, Technology

Free Wi-Fi is finally coming to downtown Honolulu, and other parts of the island. But it’s not coming from the company we thought it would, and over a year later than we expected. Over a year ago, the city announced plans to offer free wireless Internet access in Chinatown. The rollout, in partnership with national […]

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