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Hawai‘i High School Senior Talks About Life and Graduation During a Pandemic

One of Wai‘anae High School’s valedictorians shares the moment when the pandemic became very real to her and her classmates.
2020.05.22 04:15 PM

Patsy Mink Was Already in the Political Vanguard When We Interviewed Her in 1985

Before Clinton, Gabbard, Klobuchar and Warren, there was Mink.
2020.05.21 09:35 PM

A Google Doodle Celebrates the Life of Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

The late Hawaiian musician, best known for his rendition of “Over the Rainbow,” was featured on Wednesday’s Google homepage in an animated video.
2020.05.20 07:50 PM

A Young Hometown Hero Helps Waimea Farmers

An eighth grader turns his passion into a kōkua project that strengthens his community during a crisis.
2020.05.14 07:00 AM

Meet the Model: Hawai‘i’s Neka Lanoza

After taking the L.A. scene by storm, the local model-on-the-rise is back home pursuing one of her greatest passions. She spills about making a difference, her gasp-worthy TV moments and what’s next for her in fashion.
2020.05.13 07:34 PM

A Sweet 4-Year-Old Shoutout, Menehune Magic and Dreamy Deliveries

Each week HONOLULU magazine readers and staff show aloha for small acts of kindness.
2020.05.11 12:00 PM

A Kaimukī Bakery Owner Helps Her Favorite Poke Spot

In addition to donating dozens of malassadas to health care workers, Gayla Young of Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery recently sold 125 poke bowls from Kyung’s Seafood to help the owner ramp up business.
2020.05.07 12:03 PM

Hawai‘i’s World Champion Surfer Carissa Moore Wants You to Feel More Love and Aloha

Our very own Olympics rep and champion’s “RISS: A Film About More Love,” is giddy, heartfelt, intimate and family friendly—perfect for these trying times.
2020.05.06 07:25 PM

Everything We Wanted to Know About North Shore’s Thunderstorm Artis

Thunderstorm Artis is currently one of Top 17 contestants on “The Voice,” and performed “live” from home last night on NBC. Here, he opens up about his Hawai‘i faves, what it’s like working with the coaches and how he got his unforgettable name.
2020.05.05 12:46 PM

Ramp Remedy for Ducklings, a Holler From a Shopper and the Giving Pantry

Each week HONOLULU Magazine readers and staff show aloha for small acts of kindness.
2020.05.04 12:36 PM

How This 11-Year-Old HONOLULU Family Virtual Fun Run Finisher is Helping Others

When his five sports teams had to stop practicing, 11-year-old Brennan Yamaguchi was sad. But what was even harder was watching the bill he worked on stall at the legislature.
2020.04.30 04:25 PM

An Aunty on the Big Island, a Kick-Butt Dancing Queen and a Really Hot Dinosaur

Each week, HONOLULU Magazine staff and readers show aloha for small acts of kindness.
2020.04.27 04:08 PM