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8 Places You Can Mai Tai One On This Weekend on O‘ahu​​

It’s the best way to properly toast Kona’s 10th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival while staying home here in Honolulu.
2018.08.17 05:49 PM

Editor’s Page: A Little Hazy

Vog is changing our skyline. Kīlauea is changing a way of life.
2018.08.08 11:51 AM

Is Aloha Poke Co. Stealing Hawai‘i Culture?

A Chicago store trademarked “Aloha Poke” and is threatening Island businesses. Can Native Hawaiians (and the rest of us) get it back?
2018.08.07 05:10 PM

O‘ahu Walking Tour: Discover Hale‘iwa’s Most Iconic Historic Sites

We try walking tours that uncover O‘ahu’s rich history and culture.
2018.07.26 11:04 AM

2018 Prince Lot Hula Festival

July 2018 marked the second year, in the festival’s 40-year run, that it was held at historic ‘Iolani Palace.
2018.07.25 06:00 AM

Oʻahu Hike We Like: Mā‘ili Pillbox

This pillbox hike on the Leeward side has stunning views of the west side of the Island and a bright pink bunker for breast cancer awareness.
2018.07.19 12:25 PM

O‘ahu Walking Tour: Eat (and Explore) Your Way Through Chinatown

We try walking tours that uncover O‘ahu’s rich history and culture.
2018.07.12 12:13 PM

Sweet Memories: Remembering the Reign of Sugar Cane in Hawaiʻi

A symbol of a bygone era in Waipahu’s plantation history undergoes much-needed restoration.
2018.07.12 10:14 AM

Editor’s Page: All My Best

Eleven of my best small-kid-time memories that didn’t make this year’s list.
2018.07.03 09:00 AM

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s Past–June Edition

A look back at Honolulu from 1948 to 2003. Stories taken from the archives of the Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2018.06.28 01:21 PM

Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: June 15–18, 2018

It’s summertime here in the Islands, and we’re bringing you a Father’s Day weekend featuring a food-filled film, spectacular barbecue buffet and an international-beer festival.
2018.06.13 04:07 PM

How Hawai‘i Comedians Are Using Social Media to Cash in on Local Culture

Viral videos and digital memes are the latest social media trend, delivering humorous skits and sketches straight to smartphones and tablets. Some comedians hope local kine videos lead to careers with real incomes.
2018.06.12 08:55 AM