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We Worked Out Together at Home with Ward Village’s Boot Camp Class

We decided to shelter-in-shape and tuned in separately to a live boot camp class on Ward’s Instagram, taught by Mike Sapp Fitness. Not gonna lie, one of us wanted to drop the Mike and leave.
2020.05.18 08:57 PM

3 We Tried: In Search of the Best Smash Burger in Honolulu

If burger’s the name and smashing’s the game, we’re there, with empty stomachs and high expectations.
2020.05.05 07:38 PM

HONOLULU Magazine’s Fitness Challenge: Body-Weight Workouts

Some of our favorite local gyms are offering free online workouts, making this week’s challenge to complete an online class that doesn’t require any equipment a piece of cake (mmmm, cake).
2020.04.09 05:26 PM

HONOLULU Magazine’s Fitness Challenge: Run, Stacey, Run

That’s what I’ve been doing since the shelter-in-place order started. So, our challenge to you this Thursday: Jus’ keep runnin’ before your beach bod turns into jiggly junk.
2020.04.02 09:22 PM

Taste Test: We Tried (Almost) Every Bread at Breadshop in Kaimukī

Ready. Set. Dough!
2020.03.13 07:00 AM

We Tried Every Hot Dog at Hank’s Haute Dogs and Ranked Them

Two culture critics lay their hot dog cred on the line—and still find room for a “No” Dog and a hamburger for dessert. Welcome to the sausage party.
2020.02.24 11:55 AM

A Special Valentine’s Day Taste Test: We Tried 8 Sugarfina Cocktail Gummies

Sorry Ryan Reynolds, you may be hot, but your gin candy is not. Find out which one made it to last call.
2020.02.06 12:00 PM

We Tried (Almost) Every Dim Sum Dish at Tim Ho Wan in Waikīkī

Despite its global popularity today, the menu has barely changed from the days of Tim Ho Wan’s humble beginning.
2020.01.29 10:18 PM

Jon Matsubara Serves “Refined Grinds” at One of Honolulu’s Hottest New Restaurants

Now, chef Jon Matsubara is in the kitchen of one of the most buzzable new eateries in town—and it’s finally his.
2020.01.29 03:56 PM

We Tried Body Balance’s Ass and Abs Class

’Cause it’s all about that base. Andddd six pack. And slimming thighs. And tight waist. You get the point.
2020.01.27 08:54 PM

We Tried Every Mini Pie at Hawaiian Pie Co.

In celebration of National Pie Day, we’re revisiting that delicious time when we tried (and ranked) all 7 flavors of pie. Which one won out?
2020.01.23 01:07 PM

The 11 Best Healthy-ish Vegetarian Dishes on O‘ahu

Whether you’re a vegan, a vegetarian or trying to lessen your meat consumption, your restaurant experience should not have to suffer.
2020.01.15 12:11 PM