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Canadian Developer Announces Luxury Development in Kohala

The Residences at Laulea to start construction in 2015.

Aerial Acrobatic Troupe Samadhi Hawaii to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

The aerial acrobatic performance troupe will make its theater debut as a whole company this September.

August 2014: 8 Arts & Entertainment Picks in Honolulu

Many Europeans take the month of August to travel, while Americans celebrate National Goat Cheese Month. In Hawaii, we’re sampling beers, cleaning our beaches and laughing at local comedy.

Da Meter: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Honolulu

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

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Reader feedback for Honolulu Magazine.

Editor’s Page: Get Out and Play

The importance of summer.

It Came From the Ala Wai: 6 Strange Creatures That Thrive in Waikiki’s Sewage Filled Canal

What lurks in the murk of Honolulu’s most prominent drainage ditch? Lots of things, including a fish that can literally give you nightmares.

University of Hawaii at Manoa Students Stage Sit-in to Protest Firing of Chancellor Tom Apple

Here’s how it went down, in photos.

New Smithsonian Exhibit Explores “Hawaii by Air”

A new Hawaii aviation exhibit opens at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in the nation’s capital.

The Best Dining, Shopping and Sales Events This Weekend in Honolulu

7 events to make your weekend shoptacular

Gov. Abercrombie and Ige Unveil Dueling Plans for Hawaii’s Future

Compare state Sen. David Ige’s 11 points vs. Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s 16 issues.

The Baker Dudes’ New Downtown Bakery

If we’re going to carbo-binge with the Baker Dudes, it’s going to be with their macadamia sticky buns.

We’re Pumped! Neglected Kakaako Pumping Station Gets T.L.C.

A historic but neglected local building finally gets a new tenant.

Hawaii’s Second H&M Store to Open in Kapolei

Retail giant H&M will be part of the Ka Makana Alii shopping mall in West Oahu come 2016.

Chinatown Tour by Slow Food Oahu

Did you know that Sun Yat-sen, founding father of the republic of China, went to Iolani? Or that there’s a butcher in Chinatown who uses rendered fat to make soap?

From Our Files: July

In 1888, King Kalakaua issued a royal charter, commissioning a magazine. Then titled Paradise of the Pacific, this publication became HONOLULU Magazine, making it the oldest magazine west of the Mississippi.

Lei Chic’s Greatest Hits of July

In case you missed some, here’s a look at a few of our favorite stories from this month, from Iratik’s latest jewelry line to Hawaii Calligraphy.

Noodle Tuesday: Vermicelli at Mr. Tea Cafe

How could we claim to be the (maybe) unofficial noodle capital of the world without a noodle dessert?

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This Week In Honolulu

August 2014

Greece may be more than 8,000 miles away, but you can celebrate its culture as if you are there. Stop by Ala Moana Park this weekend for the Greek Festival and listen to Greek musicians play...

Cost: $3, active military and children 11 years and under are free

Where:
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park
Honolulu, HI


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What: Your must head must be in the sand if you haven't heard the news that Kaimuki Superette is now open. Chef Ed Kenney wows us (again) with a not-so-literal, prettier version of a...

Where:
, HI

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What: Nail your next look, from Charlotte Gainsbourg x Current/Elliot's $128 T-shirt to Rita Ora's patch-laden leather basketball shorts for adidas, with these just-released...

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, HI

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Iconic Hawaiian waterman Duke Kahanamoku's birthday is Sunday, Aug. 24, and how better to celebrate than by getting into, or watching, the week-long Duke's Oceanfest in Waikiki. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kuhio and Queen's Surf Beach
Waikiki, HI

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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Inspired by Kid ‘n Play’s house-party movies, this month’s ‘90s-themed urban market features local fashion, art music and food. Custom-cake creator Kristie Sagara will...

Cost: $3

Where:
1020 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI
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Breakfast for dinner? You don’t have to ask us twice. More than 35 food vendors will be serving up your favorite breakfast foods this Friday in Kakaako at the monthly street-food festival....

Where:
555 South St.
Kakaako, HI
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The Honolulu Museum of Art’s monthly Art After Dark party this month features an Art Deco theme. Dress in flapper gowns or vintage aloha shirts while viewing first-time-displayed-in-Hawaii...

Cost: $10

Where:
900 S. Beretania St.
, HI
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Rhythm-and-blues singer Jhene Aiko performs at Neal Blaisdell this Friday night. Best known for her song "The Worst" and as the featured vocalist in Drake’s song "From...

Cost: $45 to $95

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall
, HI


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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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We love that Honolulu has a burgeoning stand-up comedy scene, and love it even more when it includes women who are comics! Patrice Scott hosts while comedians Michelle Mak, Erika Swartzkopf, Kay...

Cost: $10

Where:
Downbeat Diner Lounge
42 N. Hotel St.
Chinatown, HI
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