Judy Collins Returns to Honokaʻa

Anything worth having is worth the wait, and no one knows this better than musical folk icon Judy Collins. Her 2016 release, “Silver Skies Blue,” was nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award in the category for best folk album — a prodigious 48 years after her first, and only, Grammy win in the same category.…

Interview with Rita Coolidge

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge and her band will grace the Honokaa People’s Theatre stage on Saturday. With one of the most enduring solo careers in all of music, Coolidge’s impact on the contemporary music scene is profound with such musical hits as “Fever,” “We’re All Alone,” “One Fine Day,” “(Your Love Has Lifted…

Hawaii Island Clothing Brands Make a Statement

  It’s easy to be inspired by the beauty that is Hawaiʻi, and clothing designers on Hawaiʻi Island have captured the loveliness of paradise in clothing brands created and imagined specifically on the Big Island. Some are small local designers and others, like Sig Zane, have found international recognition. Here are a few clothing brands…

Comedian Extraordinaire–Justine Smith

  The old adage, laughter is the best medicine, proves to be true as Hawaii Island residents line up for their much-needed doses of snorts and belly laughs. The comedy scene is taking off on the Big Island, and one funny lady is making audience’s cheeks hurt over her brutally honest, everyday experiences. Kona resident,…