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Workplace Secrets in Honolulu

We spoke to people in a wide range of professions—teacher, waxer, gravedigger—to find out the nitty-gritty details of what they do at work, and why.

After Inouye: Hawaii's most powerful representative is gone. What happens now?

Hawaii's most powerful representative is gone. What happens now?

Remembering Dan Inouye: Gov. Neil Abercrombie Pays Tribute

Gov. Neil Abercrombie shares his first impressions of the late senator, why Inouye was so effective in office and how he’ll always cherish a congratulatory phone call.

2013 Hale Aina Awards: When to eat where

To help you navigate the wealth of great dining, we lead you through a year-long itinerary of Hale Aina eating: when to eat where.

The Sour Poi Awards 2012

Celebrating the best of the worst of 2012—the dumb, the deranged and the indefensible.

Meet Paulette Kaleikini: The woman who stopped the rail

To most, they’re just old bones in the ground. To Paulette Kaanohiokalani Kaleikini, the iwi kupuna are her ancestors, her history, her culture.

Up and Coming Architecture Firm: Collaborative Studio

A young Honolulu architecture firm is winning awards and solving problems.

The Everything Guide to Surfing

Here's how Hawaii surfs now.

Best Lawyers in Hawaii 2012

As the number of legal specialties here—76!—attests, life is complicated. But there’s no need to face those complications without an advocate.

The Do-Overs: 53 by the Sea and Lucky Belly

In which two decades-old restaurants give way to new ones. One is an outright replacement of the old John Dominis, the other took over a long-time Chinese greasy spoon.

The Warning Shot

Eight years before the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a Japanese-language publication hit Honolulu like a bombshell, predicting war with the United States and an inevitable Japanese victory.

Honolulu in 1888: The City That Made the Magazine

King David Kalakaua founded this magazine under a royal charter as Paradise of the Pacific, publishing our first issue in January 1888. On these pages, we take you back in time to see what life in Honolulu was like then.

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