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Get a Sneak Peek Inside the New Uniqlo Pop-Up Shop at Ala Moana Center

The popular Japanese fashion brand sets up shop in the former Miu Miu space.
2018.06.01 01:17 PM

50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime

Need something to read—or hand to someone who does? Here’s HONOLULU’s first-ever list of the most iconic, trenchant and irresistible Island books, as voted by a panel of literary community luminaries.
2018.05.23 05:40 PM

Roll of Honor: The Next 37 Titles on Our List of 50 Essential Hawai‘i Books

The voting was close enough we’re recognizing books that just missed making the list, as well as plays and guidebooks that our judges suggested. More to read this summer—and all year.
2018.05.23 05:35 PM

The Fine Print: How We Chose the 50 Essential Hawai‘i Books

What defines greatness? What matters most to us today? What will people actually (really) read? Those were some of the questions we faced while winnowing HONOLULU’s first-ever list of books every Islander should know, if not own.
2018.05.23 05:31 PM

Having Our Say: Two Gen X Writers on Their Essential Hawai‘i Books

Acclaimed poet Christy Passion and Kristiana Kahakauwila, author of short stories and a forthcoming novel, celebrate their literary communities and personal favorites.
2018.05.23 05:31 PM

How 56 Artists Fit Into 56 Boxes at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Celebrated contemporary artists come together for a unique pop-up exhibition at HiSAM featuring one-of-a-kind artworks in tiny metal tins.
2018.05.18 02:38 PM

Here’s a Look Inside the Biggest Whole Foods Market Store in Hawai‘i

We have three words for you. Mac'n'cheese bar. Mic dropped—because we left to go get some.
2018.05.08 05:49 PM

Oʻahu Hike We Like: Wiliwilinui Ridge

For a fun outing with the keiki or a challenging workout, this hike is great for everyone.
2018.05.08 08:55 AM

You Can Now Take Honolulu Museum of Art’s Custom Coffee Blend Home with You

The HoMA Signature Blend combines Maui coffee with artsy packaging.
2018.05.04 02:31 PM

Your Ultimate Guide to the Hawaiʻi Book & Music Festival 2018

How to book swap, hear authors, watch dances, see Jake Shimabukuro and schedule it all at the annual free event.
2018.05.03 02:46 PM

7 Absolutely Free Things to Do in May 2018

It wouldn’t be May without a Lei Day celebration full of flowers, hula and musical performances. Plus, get your agricultural knowledge on “Nalo Style” at the Third Annual Parade of Farms or take a break from the heat for a free movie screening at the East-West Center.
2018.05.01 08:55 AM

6 Can’t-Miss Honolulu Concerts to Check Out in May 2018

From rap to reggae to classical music, there are great shows to catch in town this month.
2018.05.01 08:55 AM