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Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

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University of Hawaii at Manoa Students Stage Sit-in to Protest Firing of Chancellor Tom Apple

Here’s how it went down, in photos.

New Smithsonian Exhibit Explores “Hawaii by Air”

A new Hawaii aviation exhibit opens at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in the nation’s capital.

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

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The Baker Dudes’ New Downtown Bakery

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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

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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.

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This Week In Honolulu

August 2014

Celebrate Queen Liliuokalani’s 176th birthday on the Iolani Palace grounds for this year’s Onipaa celebration. Listen to music, watch hula performances, take part in cultural...

Cost: Free

Where:
Iolani Palace Grounds
, HI


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This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

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This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

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This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

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This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

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The Oahu portion of this multi-island event includes luxurious caviar and champagne tastings, sushi, sake and soju, seminars on exclusive wines, and world-renowned chefs cooking up lavish...

Where:
Various locations
Honolulu, HI


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Yes, it’s the 6th Annual Pau Hana Block Party at Murphy’s Bar & Grill. While any Murphy’s block party is hard to turn down, this one’s also a Hawaii Literacy...

Cost: $35

Where:
Murphy’s Bar & Grill
2 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI
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Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
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Telephone: 988-6131
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The Oahu portion of this multi-island event includes luxurious caviar and champagne tastings, sushi, sake and soju, seminars on exclusive wines, and world-renowned chefs cooking up lavish...

Where:
Various locations
Honolulu, HI


Website »

More information

This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

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Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
Website »

More information

The Oahu portion of this multi-island event includes luxurious caviar and champagne tastings, sushi, sake and soju, seminars on exclusive wines, and world-renowned chefs cooking up lavish...

Where:
Various locations
Honolulu, HI


Website »

More information

This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

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Good luck in those cheongsam, ladies.

Cost: $30

Where:
Hawaii Theatre
1130 Bethel St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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The Oahu portion of this multi-island event includes luxurious caviar and champagne tastings, sushi, sake and soju, seminars on exclusive wines, and world-renowned chefs cooking up lavish...

Where:
Various locations
Honolulu, HI


Website »

More information

This exhibition showcases beautiful wood pieces, from functional furniture to eye-catching artwork, carved from Hawai‘i-grown trees. But don’t expect to see any koa bowls, lauhala or...

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Honolulu, HI

More information

Manoa Valley Theatre brings our favorite macabre television family from the '60s back to life (or death) in this musical comedy about a grown-up Wednesday Addams who has fallen in love with...

Cost: $39

Where:
Manoa Valley Theatre
2833 E. Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Telephone: 988-6131
Website »

More information

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