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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Field Notes: Think You’re Good at Playing Darts? Try Your Hand at These Tournaments

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: tournament dart players.
2017.05.18 03:44 PM

The Wait is Over: The Culinary Institute of the Pacific is Now Open

The four-year culinary school opens on the slopes of Diamond Head, just in time to meet the demand of Hawai‘i’s restaurant boom.
2017.05.08 08:55 AM

May Madness: UH Mānoa Volleyball Faces No. 1 Ohio State in Final Four Semi

Extending their season with a gutty rally against Penn State, the Warriors are closing in on UH’s first national title in any sport since 2002’s vacated crown. Listen in on Thursday, May 4 at 2 p.m. on ESPN 1420.
2017.05.03 03:58 PM

Does Hawai‘i’s Public School System Need a Revolution?

What’s going to happen to our 180,000 students this fall?
2017.04.25 10:51 AM

Listen Live: No. 3 UH Mānoa and No. 2 BYU Battle for NCAA Slot

A great season comes down to Thursday’s big game in Long Beach for the Warriors.
2017.04.19 02:30 PM

“Moana” Star Auli‘i Cravalho Makes Her New York Stage Debut

For a play reading to benefit high-need schools, the Oscars sensation (and now TV actress) will perform with a cast that includes Christopher Jackson from “Hamilton” and Uzo Aduba from “Orange is the New Black.”
2017.04.14 02:10 PM

Islanders of the Year: The 7 People Who Made the Most Impact on Hawai‘i in 2016

From world-circling voyagers, a disease-hunting doctor and more, these seven shaped Hawai‘i in 2016.
2017.03.28 09:36 AM

2016 Islander of the Year in Entertainment: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Sexiest, richest, ours.
2017.03.28 09:36 AM

2016 Islander of the Year in Literature: Kaui Hart Hemmings

Prolific island author.
2017.03.22 11:34 AM

Local Writers Win Prestigious Elliot Cades and Loretta Petrie Awards for Literature

Four of the Islands’ most potent writers—Craig Santos Perez, Christy Passion, Darrell Lum and Eric Chock—are known for writing and publishing signature works that champion our regional histories and linguistic genius. Now they’re winners of the Elliot Cades and Loretta Petrie Awards.
2017.03.20 05:10 PM

Can the Mainland Do Poke Right? Do We Want Them To?

Martha Cheng, author of “The Poke Cookbook,” former line chef and former HONOLULU Magazine food and dining editor, talks about how a New York city publisher decided Hawai‘i’s favorite pūpū was for everybody.
2017.03.20 10:24 AM

2016 Islander of the Year in Sports: John John Florence

World Surf Champ.
2017.03.17 01:33 PM
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