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My Favorite Things

Kevin Roberts is president and CEO of Castle Medical Center, the only faith-based hospital in the state. During his downtime, he enjoys activities that, in a sense, bring him closer to God. Music Roberts has been playing acoustic guitar for…

Enjoy Elvis’ and Barack’s View

Never eat lunch at your desk. If you believe that adage, and you should, Honolulu offers more than the usual choices for downtown workers. Last month we suggested eating at the Kakaako Waterfront Park. This month, we go mauka. For…

Whats it Worth?

$159,195 What Is It 2009 Audi R8 Coupe Quattro Why So Special This German-manufactured, mid-engine coupe boasts an 8-cylinder engine that produces 420 horsepower and can run 0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds. Drivers can shift gears using a joystick…

Parting Shot: Brewmeister

2:30 p.m., Tuesday Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Aloha Tower Photography by Kevin Blitz >> Gordon Biersch’s head brewer, Jeff Liles, examines the opacity of the hefeweizen, which indicates the beer’s flavor. “It should not be clear,” he says. Liles brews…

Local Life Lessons

A little book has important advice for some of the Islands' big-business leaders Growing up, Wesley Park aspired to be ordinary. He ended up being extraordinary. When he was 4 years old, Park was stricken with polio. The debilitating disease…

Modern Life Off the Grid

Three years ago, after the Big Island was rocked by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake and power failed across the state, Judi Steinman and her husband, Shaul Baruch Janes, watched movies on their flat-screen TV and drank cold beverages from the…

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