His career in music now bookended by his breakthrough debut album, Kawaipunahele, and what he says will be his last album, the recently released Kawaiokalena, the lauded musician and kumu hula reflects on the past 20 years of his life, love, family and musical inspiration via 12 songs.
“We can be as one tonight.” A full 342 days after his band’s concert was officially announced, Bono finally sang those words to a near sellout Aloha Stadium crowd as U2’s long and winding Vertigo tour came to a monumental close last night.
We asked five Hawai‘i chefs to push the poke boundary by sharing their favorite anything-but-‘ahi poke recipes. Then we sat down to chat about the history behind each concoction and our chefs’ poke bonafides. Prepare to do some shopping … and poke eating.
Go ahead, ask a friend or some random stranger on the street. Sure, you can ask the slightly off-kilter people, too. We’ll bet that even folks who have never put foot one past Tuli the doorman have a juicy Wave story to tell.
Sitting in my rental car at a crossroads marking the north end of Red Cinder Road, I realize I’ve arrived a couple of days too late for a final glimpse of the last stretch of original dull cerise asphalt that gave the rural Big Island thoroughfare its local nickname. The red has already been paved over.