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Kikaida: Hawaii's Favorite Superhero

After all these years, Hawaii’s favorite superhero is still kicking monster tail and inspiring local fans.
2012.07.12 06:00 AM

Is Hawaii Worth It?

Four local families talk about the price of paradise—and whether they’re willing to pay it any longer. Also, check out some eye-opening stats on the cost of living in the Islands.
2012.04.13 06:00 AM

Na Puka Kula: Hawaiian Immersion Graduates

Some of the first graduates of the Hawaiian immersion schools have been out on their own in the adult world for a few years now. We caught up with four of them for their reflections on the schools, the language and their futures.
2012.03.12 09:28 AM

The Last Days of Club Hubba Hubba

After a thorough renovation, about all that's left of Honolulu's most infamous strip club is the legendary neon sign out front, and the memories of Hubba Hubba's lurid past.
2011.11.03 08:00 AM

Present at the Food Revolution in Hawaii

20 years ago, a dozen chefs changed how Hawaii ate—and how the world viewed us.
2011.10.10 04:00 AM

How the Hula Preservation Society is Documenting a Piece of Hawai‘i History

For more than a decade, the Hula Preservation Society has been interviewing, and videotaping, hula’s most respected elders, capturing their knowledge, their memories and their stories. The result is a treasure trove of history and culture; here, we present just a few excerpts from the hundreds of hours of footage.
2011.09.08 09:00 AM

Theaters of Hawaii

A new book takes us to the movies—and back in time.
2011.08.10 04:00 AM

Micronesian in Hawaii

Micronesians are Hawaii's newest arrivals. We wanted to find out more about what it’s like to make a new life here.
2011.08.02 08:00 AM

Meet 7 Islanders Who Visibly Represent Their Faith

Many people consider themselves religious, but it takes a special level of devotion to literally wear one’s faith on one’s sleeve.
2011.07.08 12:00 PM

Field Guide: Filipino Fun

This month, we explored Oahu’s best places to experience Filipino culture.
2011.05.19 12:39 AM

The Secret Life of Storage Units in Honolulu

They may look like static warehouses on the outside but inside, Honolulu's self-storage units are bustling with hidden lives.
2011.05.18 12:00 PM

43 Things Every Local Must Do

What place other than Hawaii could come up with both the shaka sign and surfing?
2011.04.25 03:00 AM