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Your O‘ahu Neighborhood Guide: King Street at University Avenue in Honolulu

There are plenty of old-school haunts and new grinds on the mauka side of King Street past University Avenue.
2020.01.21 11:20 AM

Best of the Fests: O‘ahu’s 20 Ethnic Festivals

Stuff your face with authentic food while soaking in the cultures of the Islands. From hula and Chinese lion dances to taiko and opera, this list of 20 ethnic festivals on O‘ahu won’t disappoint.
2020.01.16 04:35 PM

Your Guide to New Year Dining in 2020 on O‘ahu

Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean: Here are the best places to start your Lunar New Year feast.
2020.01.10 01:00 PM

6 Chinese Bakeries to Celebrate Lunar New Year

From newer spots to institutions, here’s where to pick up treats—steamed, baked and candied—for the new year and beyond.
2020.01.08 11:15 AM

I Spent a Year Writing About 15 Ethnic Festivals in Hawai‘i

Shot put, grass skirts, Korean pancakes and andagi.
2020.01.07 07:00 AM

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Honolulu Like You’re Really Chinese

If you want to usher in good luck in 2020, here’s what you need to do.
2020.01.06 04:00 PM

HONOLULU Magazine Remembers the Decade That Was: Hawai‘i Through the 2010s

Goodbye 2010s. Hello to the next roaring ’20s!
2019.12.31 12:46 PM

17 Nisei Veterans Share Stories of the Lives They Built in Hawai‘i After World War II

They’re our everyday heroes in plain clothes—the revered second-generation Japanese American veterans of World War II. Fewer than 250 Hawai‘i nisei vets are known to be alive today in Hawai‘i. And the war is just part of their life stories.
2019.12.31 10:00 AM

How Does Honolulu Become More Walkable? By Removing Crosswalks

Don’t cross me.
2019.12.30 07:00 AM

Da Untold Story of Hawaiian Santa, a Pidgin Story by Lee A. Tonouchi

A never-before published work of fiction from the renowned Pidgin Guerilla.
2019.12.24 10:00 AM

Remembering the Nisei Veteran in My Family

Sometimes you need a little (or big) push to remember what’s important.
2019.12.23 07:00 AM

7 Local Hawai‘i Books to Solve Your Gift-Giving Gap This Holiday

These books can can help your ‘ohana put down those screens this holiday and spark some talk story and discussions that aren't about politics or football.
2019.12.14 10:00 AM