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Hawaii lawmakers begin debating same-sex marriage legislation

Hawaii lawmakers convened at the state Capitol for a special session today to hear testimony on a variety of legislation, but the main task at hand, and the one getting the most buzz, was the controversial measure to legalize marriage for gay couples.
2013.10.28 03:13 PM

September 11: Twelve Years Later

On this sad anniversary, we thought we'd take a look back at the first piece HONOLULU Magazine published in response to the 9/11 attacks.
2013.09.11 10:41 AM

Hawaii Xplorers summit Mauna Loa

On Aug. 18, a group of eight from the U.H. Ethnobiology Society’s Hawaii Xplorers Program successfully hiked a 13,680 feet to the peak of Mauna Loa, considered the largest mountain (in circumference) on the planet.
2013.08.29 12:10 PM

Don't Forget

How things have changed since last September, and an update on my fundraiser.
2013.08.02 01:05 PM

Making a difference, in more ways than one

These exchanges will help this family long after we are gone.
2013.08.02 04:05 AM

A warning to Hawaii residents from a Japan tsunami survivor

In Hawaii, even if you're in a higher place, please don't think that a tsunami will never come.
2013.07.31 06:19 PM

A Rakuten Baseball Game

After volunteering at Hamaguri Hama, we headed to the Rakuten baseball stadium in Sendai to watch a professional game between the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles and the Chiba Lotte Marines.
2013.07.31 02:06 PM

Hamaguri Hama, and its ahupua'a mentality

Both the Japanese and Hawaii cultures are connected to the ocean and land, and understand that there must be a balance in order to achieve sustainability.
2013.07.29 04:02 AM

It's Game Time

This afternoon, as part of the Tomodachi program, the Punahou Intermediate baseball team is being matched up against a local Ishinomaki team.
2013.07.28 05:32 AM

Baseball: Japanese versus American

I'm learning a lot about baseball on this trip and it's fascinating to see and learn the differences between Japanese teams and American teams.
2013.07.27 12:53 PM

Ishinomaki City

Two years and four months later, the landscape looks improved since my last visit to the devastated areas in September.
2013.07.27 04:57 AM

Day 2: Cities in the Clouds

It took us two days of long flights, long lines and bus rides to get to our final destination of Sendai, but we are finally here.
2013.07.26 09:59 AM