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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

Bring Aloha to the Beach with Reyn Spooner’s New Swim Shorts

Vintage prints and bright colors make for fun, stylish beachwear.
2018.04.25 02:47 PM

New Pop-Up at Ala Moana Hotel Features Four of Our Favorite Local Designers

The perfect cure for rainy days? Shopping. And, we’ve got a doozy of a spot that carries exclusive pieces from Allison Izu, Ten Tomorrow and Misha Lam, plus, a full collection of Jana Lam accessories that brighten anyone’s day.
2018.04.19 03:46 PM

This Local Book Helps Children Deal With Absent Parents

A new book by a successful banker who abandoned her family for drugs could prove useful to young children who’ve been left behind, whatever the reason.
2018.04.12 08:55 AM

The New Local Accessory That’ll Be Hanging Around for a Long Time

Here’s an earful on why MA.GA.NDA is becoming a superfly lobe rider.
2018.03.28 01:46 PM

This O‘ahu Label Whips Up Cozy, Boho-Cool Macramé

Tropical bohemians take note.
2018.03.27 11:15 AM

Salty Western’s Latest Handbag Collection Is a Bohemian Dream Come True

Wild-at-heart fashion fans, rejoice.
2018.03.20 12:23 PM

Manaola Debuts Exclusive Saks Fifth Ave. Collection with a Glam Runway Show

And we’re crazy for all the fresh, springy blush, cream and blue hues.
2018.03.13 11:36 AM

Local Artist Spotlight: Paiko Founder Tamara Rigney

The budding talent spills about flower foraging, mom jeans and how she creates those oh-so-gorgeous arrangements.
2018.03.07 08:55 AM

Slowtide’s New Bath Towels Are Giving Us the Warm and Fuzzies

Go check ’um. Your linen closet will thank you.
2018.03.06 08:55 AM

Artist Spotlight: Catching Up With Local Painter-Designer Lauren Roth

We catch up with the budding talent to talk florals, new paintings and the scoop on her soon-to-launch homewares collection.
2018.02.28 05:21 PM