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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Everything You Need to Know About Legalized Medical Marijuana in Hawai‘i

After 15 months of nail-biting delays—and 17 years after the state decriminalized pot for patients—medical cannabis is finally available for legal sale. Who does it help? How does it work? Is this the crop that will replace sugar? And, if it is, who profits?
2017.10.11 08:55 AM

Take a Cosmic Trek With This Artsy Fundraiser

IONAsphere lets you explore the outer limits of performance art, dance and cuisine, all in one surreal evening by the pool on Oct. 7.
2017.10.02 12:10 PM

Nico’s Pier 38 Sells Platters and Plates To Go—But Don’t Call It Catering

The winner of the gold Hale ‘Aina Award for Best Restaurant That Caters keeps it simple.
2017.09.22 05:41 PM

“Moana” in Maori a Hit in New Zealand—Why Not in Hawaiian?

A free translated version of Disney’s film, released to 30 New Zealand theaters, played to packed houses.
2017.09.22 09:10 AM

The Power of ‘Ohana: Meet 11 Local Families That Make Hawai‘i Great

Our Island families.
2017.08.24 08:50 AM

New Lunch Service at Rain Honolulu Delivers

For a cool lunch in a hot town, duck into Rain and savor new chef Michael D’Souza’s deft take on American bistro classics.
2017.08.11 10:44 AM

Hawai‘i’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open on O‘ahu and Maui

Fred Rickert makes history, as Aloha Green and Maui Grown Therapies inaugurate medical cannabis storefronts where card holders can legally buy.
2017.08.11 09:21 AM

First Look: Herringbone Waikīkī

A preview of this frisky al fresco arrival in the International Market Place shows Brian Malarkey stretching his California Coastal Cuisine game to include auction fish, Kona lobster, local meats, Mari’s Gardens greens and more.
2017.08.07 11:07 AM

5 Things You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana in Hawai‘i

As the state’s first pot lab gets the green light, two O‘ahu dispensaries may open as early as next week.
2017.08.02 12:44 PM

53 Ways to Eat Around the World Without Leaving Hawai‘i

You don’t have to book a flight to explore international flavors. We tracked down 53 of the tastiest dishes in Hawai‘i that hail from cuisines all over the globe.
2017.06.28 05:00 PM

29 Must-Read Local Books You Won’t Want to Put Down This Summer

Here’s how to rock your hammock, if not your world, this summer. And if that’s not startling enough, we’ve got news about a new local bookstore opening.
2017.06.21 04:04 PM

Honolulu’s First Bike-Sharing Program Brings 1,000 Bikes to the Streets June 28

Now you can bop around town without taking the car out of the garage or losing your metered space, as Bikeshare Hawai‘i transforms transportation options from Chinatown to Waikīkī.
2017.06.09 09:18 AM
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