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These 4 Popular Honolulu Eateries Are Making it Big in Japan

First it was hula and Hawaiian music, then garlic shrimp, loco moco and Island pancake restaurants—Japan’s fascination with all things Hawai‘i goes back decades.
2020.07.24 02:55 PM

Mayor Caldwell Says He’s Uncertain Hawai‘i Should Welcome Visitors on Aug. 1

Citing surging numbers of cases in California, a spike in Hawai‘i cases and dwindling testing supplies, Caldwell says he’s struggling as he looks for ways to boost the economy while the city announces three more big food assistance events.
2020.07.09 06:03 PM

Hawai‘i’s Interisland Travel Quarantine Will End on Tuesday, June 16

State officials say they are ramping up airport screenings and other safety procedures.
2020.06.01 05:22 PM

Things to Do at Home: Take a Trip From Your Laptop

Gaze at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel without looking up, walk into a prehistoric cave or admire the aurora borealis without leaving your couch.
2020.04.29 12:58 PM

What It’s Like Getting Busted Smuggling Crack (Seed) at the Airport

Turns out omiyage from Hawai‘i looks pretty sketchy to the TSA.
2020.03.26 03:13 PM

To Mask or Not to Mask? We Ask the Experts About the Coronavirus

Hawai‘i residents and travelers are looking for protection. Here’s what you should know before you buy masks.
2020.02.07 05:50 PM

What It Takes to Open a Hawai‘i Restaurant in Japan

For his first overseas restaurant, Andrew Le resists the Hawai‘i-fication of The Pig & The Lady while calibrating recipes with Japanese ingredients.
2019.11.06 10:35 AM

From Now Until Friday, Alaska Airlines is Selling Tickets Discounted by the Size of the Surf in Hawai‘i

12-foot waves get you 15% off, but you have to buy from Nov. 4 to 8 for flights through Nov. 20. The deal is based on Surfline.com forecasts.
2019.11.05 10:33 AM

O‘ahu in 1967: “The Flop That Flipped”

Since the Polynesian Cultural Center opened in 1963, some 38 million people have visited. But early on, many considered the concept outlandish, as HONOLULU Magazine reminded them a few years later.
2019.10.24 11:50 AM

Extracts From an Interview With Tom Selleck, The O.G. Thomas Magnum

When the original “Magnum, P.I.,” went off the air in 1988, it was one of TV’s highest-rated shows. Twenty years later the reboot debuted. Its new season premiered Friday, Sept. 27.
2019.10.10 12:02 PM

Stories From When the Vanderbilts, George F. Baker and Henry Robinson Luce Visited Hawai‘i

Here we see how the other half lived on vacation—sometimes breaking the law in style—and even, in one instance, dying.
2019.08.15 05:18 PM

Buyers Claim 49 Dollar Fares as Southwest Airlines Jump-Starts First Routes to Hawai‘i

“Party flight!” But are there any seats for the rest of us?
2019.03.04 06:19 PM