More than 20 Hawaii restaurants teamed up for the Chefs for Hope, a fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts. Restaurants participating included Roy's, Chef Chai, Alan Wong's, Michel's, Morimoto's Waikiki, 12th Ave Grill, Side Street Inn, Hoku's and Vintage Cave.
The Manifest Man Challenge's The Last Itch is a facial hair fundraiser where men grow their beard in the month of November to raise money to fight cancer.
On Dec. 12, the Best Lawyers in Hawaii were recognized at our special event.
On Dec. 6, Hawaii Life Foundation hosted its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala at the Sheraton Waikiki.
On Friday, Dec. 6, Surfer Magazine held its 43rd annual Surfer Poll Awards at the Turtle Bay Resort. It honored the top ten male and female surfers, as voted by its magazine readers.
On Dec. 14, Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii hosted its 27th annual Brunch with Santa at the Japanese Cultural Center.
On Dec. 14, adults dressed up as Santa or elves, and paraded around Waikiki for the Honolulu SantaCon 2013 event.
On Dec. 15, Pinch of Salt for the Holidays featured pop-up shops, food vendors and DIY workshops.
More than 60 vendors sold art, vintage goods and other items at the Art and Flea's Rogue Christmas event in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event featured an Ugly Holiday Sweater contest.
The Honolulu Night Market wrapped up the last holiday shopping event for 2013 with a Rogue Christmas celebration.
On Jan. 4, The Ugly Sweater Run featured participants wearing ugly sweaters to the 5K run. Participants also donated new toys to the local Toys For Tots chapter.
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.