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Big Island Guide: Expand Your Horizons by Experiencing the Island’s Culture

Mix Yourself a Heady Brew of Music, Dance, Local Lore and More in the Big Island.
2015.06.08 09:11 AM

How Local Are You? Your Potluck Dish Says A Lot About You

Or why a Jewish guy is eating Chinese food at his son’s bar mitzvah in Kāhala.
2015.02.23 09:14 AM

39 Ways You Know You’re a Surfer When...

39 signs you’re obsessed with the waves.
2014.12.18 03:50 PM

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.
2014.11.25 06:00 AM

From the Mountain to the Sea: Saving the Heeia Ahupuaa

Today, three Native Hawaiian-led organizations and thousands of volunteers are at the forefront of efforts to restore an ahupuaa neighboring Kaneohe to its ancient functions—with lessons for the future.
2013.06.18 10:28 AM

Honolulu Gay Pride Parade 6.1.13

The Honolulu Gay Pride Parade celebrated gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in Hawaii.
2013.06.04 03:03 PM

Keone Nunes: Traditional Hawaiian Tattoo Artist

For many people seeking a Hawaiian tattoo, Keone Nunes is their only option.
2013.05.14 06:00 AM

Why legal pot didn't happen in Hawaii

Hawaii loves marijuana. We’re famous for it: Maui Wowie, Kona Gold, Kauai Electric. This year, legislators introduced bills to legalize the drug—they got shot down.
2013.04.02 06:00 AM

Honolulu in 1888: The City That Made the Magazine

King David Kalakaua founded this magazine under a royal charter as Paradise of the Pacific, publishing our first issue in January 1888. On these pages, we take you back in time to see what life in Honolulu was like then.
2012.11.20 02:12 PM

Everything You Need to Know About the Hawaiian Plate

The restaurants, the factories, the farmers, the history, the origins.
2012.11.13 10:04 AM

Get Smart: How To Do Everything Better in Honolulu (and Beyond)

You, dear reader, are a sharp cookie. We know that. Still, there’s always a better “you” out there. Someone who can work better, whip up a tastier meal or even rock harder at karaoke. Start with any one of these 32 local classes or tips and see what happens. We won’t tell anyone how you became so awesome.
2012.10.16 03:53 PM

Singles Dating in Honolulu

Here are tales from the frontlines of the singles world—whether you’re 26 or 88, straight or gay, looking for love, or just looking—in Honolulu now.
2012.10.04 02:58 PM