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2018 Okinawan Festival

The two-day festival was held at the Hawai‘i Convention Center for the first time in the popular event’s 35-year run.
2018.09.03 10:00 AM

Quote Unquote: Meet the Aloha Festivals Floral Parade's Pā‘ū Rider

Representing the island of Kaho‘olawe, Faith Kalamau marks her third year participating as a pā‘ū princess in the annual Waikīkī parade.
2018.08.28 04:57 PM

Your Ultimate Guide to the 2018 Okinawan Festival in Honolulu

Spend your Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1 and 2, stuffing your face while soaking in Okinawan culture.
2018.08.27 03:52 PM

My Honolulu: What the Mai Tai Means to Me and 8 Places You Can Mai Tai One On​​

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