HONOLULU Magazine revealed the winners of this year’s 32nd Hale ‘Aina Awards on Sunday, Sept. 27 at The Royal Hawaiian. Guests dined on dishes from 13 award-winning restaurants, sipped on signature cocktails and listened to live entertainment.
Community partners in Hawai‘i were invited to an evening reception with the Alaska Airlines senior leadership team. Guests were treated to heavy pūpū’s, Washington wines and a performance by Henry Kapono. The exclusive event was held at the Moana Surfrider on Monday, Sept. 21.
The first-ever Amazing Hawai‘i Comic Con came to Honolulu on Sept. 18–20 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. The three-day event included special guests, such as Stan Lee, Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld, Bob’s Burgers character designer Devin Roth, local cartoonist Jon Murakami and many more.
Thousands of fans gathered on Queen’s Beach to kick off Hawai‘i Five-0’s Season 6 premiere. The show’s stars Alex O’Loughlin, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park, Chi McBride, Jorge Garcia, Ian Anthony Dale, Teilor Grubbs, Dennis Chun, Shawn Garnett, Taylor Wily, Sarah Carter and executive producer Peter Lenkov made appearances on the red carpet.