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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“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

2016 Islander of the Year in Business: Stanford Carr

Building affordable homes.
2017.03.17 01:33 PM

Quote Unquote: Meet Honolulu Museum of Art’s First-Ever Hawai‘i-Raised Director

Sean O’Harrow, 49, is the newly installed director at the Honolulu Museum of Art.
2017.03.10 04:26 PM

“Moana” Star Auli‘i Cravalho Opens Up About the Oscars and “Drama High”

HONOLULU Magazine gets the scoop on the Moana star’s new TV pilot and about that Academy Award hit.
2017.03.09 04:28 PM

Chinatown’s Latest Revival is Putting it Back on the Map. But Will it Last?

In the year of the rooster, O‘ahu’s most authentic and vibrant neighborhood seems poised to preen, thanks to hip restaurants, hot boutiques and a tenacious arts and entertainment scene.
2017.02.24 11:23 AM

Thousands of Hawai‘i Public School Teachers March to Demand Better Pay

Public school teachers and supporters march for a livable paycheck.
2017.02.13 05:55 PM
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