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Gov. Abercrombie and Ige Unveil Dueling Plans for Hawaii’s Future

Compare state Sen. David Ige’s 11 points vs. Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s 16 issues.

The Baker Dudes’ New Downtown Bakery

If we’re going to carbo-binge with the Baker Dudes, it’s going to be with their macadamia sticky buns.

We’re Pumped! Neglected Kakaako Pumping Station Gets T.L.C.

A historic but neglected local building finally gets a new tenant.

Hawaii’s Second H&M Store to Open in Kapolei

Retail giant H&M will be part of the Ka Makana Alii shopping mall in West Oahu come 2016.

Chinatown Tour by Slow Food Oahu

Did you know that Sun Yat-sen, founding father of the republic of China, went to Iolani? Or that there’s a butcher in Chinatown who uses rendered fat to make soap?

From Our Files: July

In 1888, King Kalakaua issued a royal charter, commissioning a magazine. Then titled Paradise of the Pacific, this publication became HONOLULU Magazine, making it the oldest magazine west of the Mississippi.

Lei Chic’s Greatest Hits of July

In case you missed some, here’s a look at a few of our favorite stories from this month, from Iratik’s latest jewelry line to Hawaii Calligraphy.

Noodle Tuesday: Vermicelli at Mr. Tea Cafe

How could we claim to be the (maybe) unofficial noodle capital of the world without a noodle dessert?

Hawaii Absentee Voting is Under Way—Both Walk-In and By Mail

Learn where and how to cast your primary election vote in Hawaii.

A Sneak Peek At Florencia Arias’ Upcoming Fall Collection

Deep scarlets and heather golds you’ll want to pony up for.

Tinman Triathlon Hawaii 2014

The 2014 Tinman Triathlon Hawaii featured a 750m ocean swim in Waikiki, a 40k bike race from Diamond Head to Hawaii Kai and a 10k running course around Diamond Head.

Meet Johnny Iuzzini at the 4th Annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Some pastry chefs, after a day of working with sugar, crave salt. Not Johnny Iuzzini, a self-proclaimed sugar freak.

Big Island-Based Kona Soap Company’s Latest Gift Sets

Barking Mad: New handcrafted wooden boxes of all-natural soap.

Open House Pick of the Week: Aina Haina

Rare chance to own oceanfront family compound in East Honolulu.

This Weekend: The 7 Great Family Events in Hawaii

Get Pop-Cultured at Barnes & Noble, Discover Windward, Legos Day and more.

After Voting, Is It Wise to Post Your Election Ballot?

Congressional candidates may cross the line with pleas to prove your vote on social media.

What’s in Hawaii Wardrobe Stylist Tyson Joines’ Clutch?

Pack That Sass Up: Stylist Tyson Joines clues us in on what’s in his clutch.

Curry Lunch at the Kahala

Hurry over for curry. On Wednesdays, you’ll find the triumvirate of curries: Indian, Thai and Japanese.

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This Week In Honolulu

August 2014

Greece may be more than 8,000 miles away, but you can celebrate its culture as if you are there. Stop by Ala Moana Park this weekend for the Greek Festival and listen to Greek musicians play...

Cost: $3, active military and children 11 years and under are free

Where:
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park
Honolulu, HI


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What: Your must head must be in the sand if you haven't heard the news that Kaimuki Superette is now open. Chef Ed Kenney wows us (again) with a not-so-literal, prettier version of a...

Where:
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What: Nail your next look, from Charlotte Gainsbourg x Current/Elliot's $128 T-shirt to Rita Ora's patch-laden leather basketball shorts for adidas, with these just-released...

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Iconic Hawaiian waterman Duke Kahanamoku's birthday is Sunday, Aug. 24, and how better to celebrate than by getting into, or watching, the week-long Duke's Oceanfest in Waikiki. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kuhio and Queen's Surf Beach
Waikiki, HI

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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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Inspired by Kid ‘n Play’s house-party movies, this month’s ‘90s-themed urban market features local fashion, art music and food. Custom-cake creator Kristie Sagara will...

Cost: $3

Where:
1020 Auahi St.
Honolulu, HI
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Breakfast for dinner? You don’t have to ask us twice. More than 35 food vendors will be serving up your favorite breakfast foods this Friday in Kakaako at the monthly street-food festival....

Where:
555 South St.
Kakaako, HI
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The Honolulu Museum of Art’s monthly Art After Dark party this month features an Art Deco theme. Dress in flapper gowns or vintage aloha shirts while viewing first-time-displayed-in-Hawaii...

Cost: $10

Where:
900 S. Beretania St.
, HI
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Rhythm-and-blues singer Jhene Aiko performs at Neal Blaisdell this Friday night. Best known for her song "The Worst" and as the featured vocalist in Drake’s song "From...

Cost: $45 to $95

Where:
Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall
, HI


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Feeling artsy with a short attention span? You’ve got time to watch the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s touring selection of short films at the Doris Duke Theatre. Watch a 94-minute...

Cost: $10 general admission, $8 Museum members.

Where:
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI
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What: The monthly Cut Collective Trunk Show is always at the top of our to-haul list. This month get double the fun with a pop-up by jewelry designer Joy Graham of Pure Joy Adornments. The...

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, HI


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We love that Honolulu has a burgeoning stand-up comedy scene, and love it even more when it includes women who are comics! Patrice Scott hosts while comedians Michelle Mak, Erika Swartzkopf, Kay...

Cost: $10

Where:
Downbeat Diner Lounge
42 N. Hotel St.
Chinatown, HI
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