Don Wallace

Don Wallace is the author of four books and has written for The New York Times, Harper’s, The Surfer’s Journal, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Wine Spectator, among others. His latest book is The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village that Restored Them All. He also wrote the documentary film Those Who Came Before: The Musical Journey of Eddie Kamae. He is HONOLULU Magazine’s senior editor.

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Silly, Spooky and Scary Movies and TV Shows to Stream Online

Between countless costume contests, themed cocktails, haunted houses and street parties, we’re happily planning on spending some of our October nights in while streaming something spooky online.
2019.10.08 07:00 AM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best Services on O‘ahu

The 47 editorial and reader picks for the places in Honolulu that make our lives just a bit easier.
2019.10.02 06:00 PM

11 Things Locals Need to Know About 2020’s First-Ever Olympic Surf Competition at the Tokyo Games

Until last weekend the Olympics looked promising for Hawai‘i’s surfing contingent, with four local hopefuls.
2019.09.27 05:25 PM

Dear Writers I Interviewed For This Article ...

Don’t hate me. Oh, go ahead. Hate me.
2019.09.16 04:13 PM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best of Fitness and Outdoor on O‘ahu

The 9 editorial and reader picks for the best ways to get out and active.
2019.09.03 12:54 PM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best Food and Drink on O‘ahu

45 editorial and reader picks for the tastiest food and beverage in town.
2019.08.30 02:35 PM

Your O‘ahu Neighborhood Guide: Kaimukī’s Kapahulu Avenue in Honolulu

Little shops, lots of foot traffic, local food and friendly landlords keep the 700 block of Kapahulu Avenue humming.
2019.08.22 10:00 AM

Stories From When the Vanderbilts, George F. Baker and Henry Robinson Luce Visited Hawai‘i

Here we see how the other half lived on vacation—sometimes breaking the law in style—and even, in one instance, dying.
2019.08.15 05:18 PM

The 6 Best Hot Dogs on O‘ahu

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day (Wednesday, July 17) with our team’s top dogs, from a super cheap combo to extravagant toppings and fillings.
2019.07.15 05:23 PM

Paniolo Pandemonium: The Untold History of Hawai‘i’s Cowboys in “Aloha Rodeo”

Island rodeos give local heroes a chance to rope, wrassle and get bucked into the dirt. A new book and summer events honor the spirit of the three paniolo who took on the world’s best in 1908 and won.
2019.06.17 04:29 PM

Kaimukī’s Earl Sandwich Launches in Kaka‘ako With a New Menu—and Brunch

Don’t miss the crispy hot Nashville chicken po’boy, the short rib torta on crunchy pickled carrot strings or the shrimp toast. On Sundays score the $10 overloaded brunch burger and fried chicken doughnut.
2019.06.17 03:37 PM

Towers of Power: We Try These Madly, Truly, Romantic Seafood Towers

Who has the best seafood tower on O‘ahu?
2019.06.13 05:13 PM
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