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17 Nisei Veterans Share Stories of the Lives They Built in Hawai‘i After World War II

They’re our everyday heroes in plain clothes—the revered second-generation Japanese American veterans of World War II. Fewer than 250 Hawai‘i nisei vets are known to be alive today in Hawai‘i. And the war is just part of their life stories.
2019.12.31 10:00 AM

We Tried to Bend It Like Bikram at The Yoga Room Hawai‘i’s Vinyasa Class

With all the Christmas drama-la-la-la-la-la-la over, we decided to give our bodies a good, om-azing stretch at a chill yoga studio.
2019.12.30 06:00 PM

Best of Biting Commentary 2019: Editor’s Favorites

In case you missed them: 10 of my favorite Biting Commentary stories of 2019.
2019.12.30 10:50 AM

How Does Honolulu Become More Walkable? By Removing Crosswalks

Don’t cross me.
2019.12.30 07:00 AM

Best of Biting Commentary 2019: Readers’ Favorites

New restaurants, holiday brunches, dining tips, staff favorites and an article about McDonald’s fried apple pies that went viral: Here are the most-read Biting Commentary blog posts of 2019.
2019.12.27 03:31 PM

How the Conflict Over the Thirty Meter Telescope Has Reawakened a More-Than-Century-Old Battle

It’s the largest movement since Native Hawaiians rallied to fight the military bombing of Kaho‘olawe in the 1970s.
2019.12.27 12:27 PM

The 10 Best Things To Do This Week

We’ve survived Christmas, Hanukkah is still going and New Year’s Eve is on its way: It’s the homestretch, people. We can do this.
2019.12.26 05:05 PM

Your Ultimate Guide to the 2020 New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival in Honolulu

It’s time to celebrate the rats—those born in the Year of the Rat, of course—at the 27th annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival on January 12.
2019.12.26 07:00 AM

Da Untold Story of Hawaiian Santa, a Pidgin Story by Lee A. Tonouchi

A never-before published work of fiction from the renowned Pidgin Guerilla.
2019.12.24 10:00 AM

Video: How We Told the Life Stories of 17 Nisei Veterans in Hawai‘i

The HONOLULU team spent five months interviewing and photographing 17 nisei veterans for the December cover story, “Soldiering On.”
2019.12.23 05:30 PM

13 Can’t-Miss New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Honolulu to Kick off 2020

Whether your ideal way of ringing in the new decade is at a cocktail party, a casino night-themed party, or a three-course dinner, we have you covered.
2019.12.23 02:00 PM

Remembering the Nisei Veteran in My Family

Sometimes you need a little (or big) push to remember what’s important.
2019.12.23 07:00 AM