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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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

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

This Cool New Library in Kaka‘ako Lets You Borrow Tools Instead of Books

Between Re-use Hawai‘i’s ample selection of salvaged building materials and Honolulu Tool Library’s inventory, O‘ahu can boast a one-stop D.I.Y. sustainability center.
2017.02.06 01:06 PM

First Look: Brick Fire Tavern

For a bite of traditional Naples pizza, made with fresh local and top imported Italian ingredients, try the flash-baked pies from Brick Fire Tavern in Chinatown.
2017.01.20 09:00 AM

A New Owner Woos Longtime Romantic Favorite Michel’s at the Colony Surf

After a 20-year run, Andy Anderson sells Michel’s.
2017.01.19 10:44 AM

This Romantic Spot Inspires Spontaneous Proposals and Famous Rockstars

Love is on the menu, and tableside drama is the rule, when the evening sun goes down at Michel’s at the Colony Surf.
2017.01.17 04:00 PM

First Look: Bethel Union

Playing it cool with fresh pasta, highly allocated wine and intriguing cocktails, Bethel Union, the evolution of Italian from the J.J. Dolan’s team, brings a welcome change of pace to Chinatown and Downtown.
2017.01.16 09:00 AM

In the Mood for Some Comfort Food? Bread & Butter Has You Covered

A case study of how to make customers feel at home, Bread & Butter keeps them coming back by delivering different restaurant experiences morning, noon and night.
2017.01.13 12:35 PM

Everything You Need to Know About Local Fruit in Hawai‘i

Fruits are part of our history and culture, a way for us to feel connected to our community. And, if you’ve ever had a ripe mango or sweet tangerine, you know there’s nothing else like it.
2016.12.30 12:27 PM

7 Great Stocking Stuffers for Bookworms

’Tis the season to let books balance the bling, banish the screen and provide a perfect excuse to curl up in a corner after pumpkin spice lattes and warm cookies.
2016.12.16 11:51 AM
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