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Shailene Woodley Fights for Life and Love in “Adrift,” by “Moana” Writers the Kandells

“Moana” twin writer team tailored “The Descendants” star a punishing new role that included 14-hour days filming in the ocean off Fiji. But she does romance dreamboat Sam Claflin in a film based on a castaway’s tale that thrilled Hawai‘i in 1983.
2018.06.04 10:50 AM

Join the #OnoRevolution at EAT THINK DRINK

(Sponsored) Unlimited food, bottomless drinks and endless conversation, June 19 at The Modern Honolulu.
2018.06.01 09:42 AM

Summer Giveaway: Enter to Win a Thousand Dollars in Gift Certificates

We’re giving one lucky winner $1,000 worth of gift certificates to places that include Herringbone Waikīkī, Prima Hawai‘i, W Salon and tons more. Enter today!
2018.06.01 08:30 AM

O‘ahu Hike We Like: Kalāwahine Trail

A stunning view doesn’t always require a killer climb.
2018.06.01 08:00 AM

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

Try Authentic Italian Cuisine at a Luxury Car Dealership

Honolulu’s newest Italian eatery, Le Radici, is now open in Velocity Honolulu at the Symphony.
2018.05.23 10:55 AM

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

Live Blog: Hawai‘i Memorial Service for the Late U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka

Our blog covering the services for the late Senator Daniel Akaka.
2018.05.18 10:06 AM

What to Expect for the 24-Hour Services Honoring the Late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka

Some tips for thousands expected to pay their respects at State Capitol and Kawaiaha’o Church. Plus, find out the schedule of services and where to park.
2018.05.17 10:57 AM