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A Tale of Two Schools in Hawaii

Nanakuli High and Intermediate School. Moanalua High School. Both of these public schools have big reputations, good and bad. We spent time on each campus to find out what they’re really like. It may surprise you.

Rising Artists in Hawaii

There’s more to Hawaii’s contemporary art than ocean scenes and hula dancers. Check out these eight delectably collectible artists whose careers are gathering speed.

Japanese Kaiseki in Honolulu

Kaiseki: Now and Zen: The evolution of an austere diet of Zen monks into contemporary dining experiences at Nanzan Giro Giro, Hakkei and Wada.

Chinese Tourists in Hawaii

Dragon 'Em Around: We hopped on the bus with China’s pioneers of leisure travel to see Hawaii through their bleary eyes.

Is Hawaii Worth It?

Four local families talk about the price of paradise—and whether they’re willing to pay it any longer. Also, check out some eye-opening stats on the cost of living in the Islands.

Egg Donations: A Honolulu Woman's Story

A Good Egg: Why one Honolulu woman has donated her eggs, six times.

Nico's New Restaurant at Pier 38

Nico Casts His Net: The story behind the new Nico’s and its role in Pier 38’s vision as a modern-day fishing village.

The Bird Scarers of Honolulu International Airport

How a handful of Wildlife Services officers with a mixed bag of tricks safeguards aviation at Honolulu International Airport.

Na Puka Kula: Hawaiian Immersion Graduates

Some of the first graduates of the Hawaiian immersion schools have been out on their own in the adult world for a few years now. We caught up with four of them for their reflections on the schools, the language and their futures.

Best of Honolulu 2012

Honolulu is packed with so much great stuff, it can be hard to know where to begin. To give you a headstart, we’ve explored the city to find the best products, services, food and entertainment—so you can make the most of everything Honolulu has to offer.

John Heckathorn Reports...

Over the course of 27 years, John Heckathorn wrote hundreds of articles for HONOLULU Magazine before he passed away suddenly in December 2011. Here are excerpts from some of our favorite pieces.

Walking Honolulu's Queen Street

Where Honolulu’s urban past and future meet.

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