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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The Stars Will Be Out for U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy Smith at the Honolulu Museum of Art

The poet at the Doris Duke Theatre Sat., Feb. 10 promises to dazzle and also reach out to Island audiences, a major goal of Smith’s tour of the U.S.
2018.02.08 02:55 PM

Get Your Kicks and Root for the Pac Rim Cup at This Week’s Major League Soccer Games

Four matches on Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 feature teams from the U.S., Japan and Canada—part of an ambitious plan to make Hawai‘i a world soccer hub. Advance and walk-up tickets are still available.
2018.02.05 04:12 PM

Hawai‘i Football is Hot Right Now—Here’s Why It’s Headed for Trouble

Hawai‘i football couldn’t be hotter. But the Island game also has problems, including a big one that makes even boosters wonder if football has a future.
2018.02.02 02:55 PM

Disney’s “Moana” (and Auli‘i Cravalho) Hit a New High Note—in Hawaiian

With its translation into Hawaiian, the Disney hit makes history—as Aulii Cravalho sings “How Far I’ll Go” at the Grammy Awards.
2018.01.30 01:19 PM

2018 Hale ‘Aina Awards: Behind the Scenes of Hawai‘i’s Top Restaurants

Take a closer look into a few of the winning restaurants and meet some of the people who make Hawai‘i’s dining so amazing.
2018.01.25 09:00 AM

Nico’s Pier 38: From Plate Lunch Spot to Hale ‘Aina-Award Winning Restaurant

Nico Chaize has gone from dishing out plate lunches to running an expanded Nico’s Pier 38 along with its new twin in Kailua.
2018.01.25 08:55 AM

Oh, No, Not Another One! Landmark Otsuji Farms in Danger of Closing

Returning home from Utah to take over from father Ed Otsuji, a farmers market icon, Jonas Otsuji launches crowdfunding campaign.
2018.01.24 05:08 PM

Meet the Family Behind Hale ‘Aina Award-Winning Arancino at The Kāhala

Ichiro Inamura’s Hale ‘Aina Gold for Arancino at The Kāhala reflects a family commitment.
2018.01.18 09:52 AM

8 Feng Shui Fixes for the New Year

Hoping for a rush of fresh energy to start 2018? We asked Big Island feng shui expert Clear Englebert for some quick chi do’s and don’ts.
2018.01.05 11:56 AM

John John Florence Backs into the 2017 World Surf Title, His Second in a Row

After taking care of business on his end in small Pipe, Florence gets a repeat world title in the semifinals thanks to France’s Jeremy Flores knocking out Gabriel Medina. But he loses the Pipe Masters to Flores in the finals.
2017.12.18 04:31 PM

Can Hawai‘i Cannabis Help End the Opioid Epidemic?

Now that medical marijuana is legal, a homegrown substitute beckons.
2017.12.11 11:07 AM

Can John John Florence Clinch His Second World Title in a Row at the Pipe Masters?

Unlike last year, the North Shore native has three rivals nipping at his heels.
2017.12.08 11:23 AM
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