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Bitchin’ Shades: 6 Sunglasses That Are So Fetch

The dog days of summer are upon us, so we rounded up stylish locally designed (human) sunnies to help you protect your peepers. And yes, they’re on pooches. Why? ’Cause these wags have serious swag.
2018.05.24 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

Why Do So Many Local Politicians Want to Be Hawai‘i’s Lieutenant Governor?

Many people run for the get-no-respect no. 2 job. Here’s why.
2018.05.23 10:51 AM

Afterthoughts: The Regulars

Riding the bus has its perks.
2018.05.23 09:00 AM

Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: May 24–28, 2018

All the best things happening this Memorial Day weekend.
2018.05.23 09:00 AM

The Memorial Service of the Late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka

Many paid their respects to the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka at the Hawai‘i State Capitol and Kawaiaha‘o Church.
2018.05.21 12:18 PM

Mu‘umu‘u Month! It’s a Thing Now

New mom, therapist and now mu‘umu‘u maven, Christy Werner is leading a movement that spreads aloha in a fun, vibrant way.
2018.05.21 08:32 AM

Q&A: Kumu Earl Kawa‘a Teaches More Than Just Woodworking Classes

The revered kumu has taught poi board and stone classes to more than 5,000 students.
2018.05.21 06:00 AM