The original Ramen Burger made its Honolulu debut at Taste Table on Wednesday, Jan. 15. People waited in line for hours to get taste of a hamburger patty in between grilled ramen noodles. Ramen Burger creator Keizo Shimamoto prepped 700 Ramen Burgers for the debut event.
On Jan. 15, the Hawaii State Legislature convened for the 2014 legislative session opening day ceremony. I am Haloa members gathered outside the chamber for poi pounding demonstrations.
On Jan. 22, the NFL hosted an event called Punt, Pass & Kick, featuring Special Olympics of Hawaii athletes and NFL Pro Bowl players.
On Jan. 23, the monthly art and flea market, Art & Flea relaunched at a new location on 449 Cooke St.
NFL all-star football players competed in the Pro Bowl game on Jan. 26. The Pro Bowl game kicked off the week leading up to the Super Bowl. NFL greats included Jerry Rice, Deion Sanders, Drew Brees, Nick Foles, Andrew Luck, Cam Newton, Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy, Matt Forte, Jimmy Graham, Josh Gordon, Alfred Morris and Desean Jackson.
On Jan. 26, the 62nd Cherry Blossom Festival officially kicked off at Honolulu Country Club.
On Jan. 28, attendees to the Bombay Sapphire World Bazaar tasted cocktails from around the world.
HONOLULU Magazine announced the launch of HONOLULU Fashion Week on Nov. 7 and 8. Hawaii will host the two-day international fashion event, a collaboration between HONOLULU Magazine and Japan Fashion Week. The event will showcase Hawaii designers, Heather Brown, Kaypee Soh and Sig Zane paired up with international designers. Read more about HONOLULU Fashion Week on Lei Chic
Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman celebrated his 61st birthday with wife Beth Chapman, friends and family at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. Read more.
On Feb. 8, Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay's 2014 Swamp Romp participants raced through mud and dirt. Individuals and teams competed in the 3.5-mile run through the Nuupia ponds, Fort Hase Beach and challenging obstacles.
On Feb. 8, participants raced through mud and dirt for the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay's 2014 Swamp Romp. Teams competed in the 3.5-mile run through the Nuupia ponds, Fort Hase Beach and challenging obstacles.
On Feb. 7 and 8, visitors attended the Punahou School's Carnival "New York, New York The Carnival That Never Sleeps!" The two-day event raised money for the school's financial aid program.