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27 Best Local Books to Read This Summer

Throw ’em in your beach bag or load up your nightstand: 27 must-have books from local authors and publishing houses.
2016.06.15 10:39 AM

Will the Kaka‘ako Condo Boom Ease Honolulu’s Housing Crisis?

With plans for new towers on hold (and a splashy luxury condo scratched), experts are arguing if we’re in a lull or a bust. Either puts an end to the idea that Kaka‘ako would lead to a housing solution. A closer look at O‘ahu’s most intractable issue.
2016.05.31 11:19 AM

7 Local Superstitions You Need to Know Before Buying a New Home

Find a home for sale you like, put in an offer, buy and move in, right? Well, here in Hawai‘i, our diverse traditions and beliefs can make it more complicated.
2016.05.31 11:10 AM

These Historic Hawai‘i Yearbook Photos Will Transport You Back in Time

We take a look inside your high school yearbooks to find what’s changed about the local high school experience over the years, and what’s stayed exactly the same.
2016.05.20 10:04 AM

8 Homes on O‘ahu That Sold For the Median Price Last Year

Here's what the median price of single-family homes and condos will buy you.
2016.05.17 10:50 AM

For the First Time in 237 Years, A Hawaiian Chief’s Royal Treasures Return Home

You can see Kalani‘ōpu‘u’s priceless Ali‘i feathered cloak and helmet at the Bishop Museum.
2016.05.11 09:00 AM

Could Tiny Houses Have a Big Impact on Hawai‘i’s Future?

The tiny house trend is looking pretty tempting.
2016.05.05 11:34 AM

The Adventures of Mark Twain: How He Launched a Literary Career in Hawai‘i

We recount Mark Twain’s adventures in the Islands as a young rascal, 150 years ago, and the impact that Hawai‘i had on the rest of his career.
2016.04.13 12:59 PM

The Story of How Singer-Songwriter Arlo Guthrie Owed Me 50 Cents Over a Bet

A ramblin’ road or an adventure that started with a bet with singer Arlo Guthrie over a pinball game in Missouri, then ricocheted through the decades to Kailua-Kona and Honolulu.
2016.03.07 11:23 AM

9 Tips to Avoid a Scary Shark Attack in Hawai‘i

Stay safe while you enjoy the beautiful blue Pacific.
2016.02.17 02:01 PM

Will Killing Sharks Finally Stop Hawai‘i’s Epidemic of Attacks?

Shark attacks spiked 56 percent over the past four years. Folks on O‘ahu and the Neighbor Islands are nervously asking why. HONOLULU dives deep to find out what’s going on, and what’s different, this time around.
2016.02.17 01:58 PM

The Unlikely Story of How the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra Came Back to Life

Five years after declaring bankruptcy, the newly renamed Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra is not only on budget, it’s traveling to perform on the Neighbor Islands again, hosting internationally renowned guest musicians and attracting new audiences. What happened?
2016.02.10 12:01 PM
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