Honolulu Museum of Art's last ARTafterDARK of 2013. Visitors to the event dressed up in Halloween costumes for this month's Ghost Story theme.
Hawaii lawmakers begin debating legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. If approved and signed into law by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii would become the 15th state to allow gay couples to wed.
The Hawaii House committees continued a 14-hour special session on Saturday, Nov. 2 to hear public testimony on SB1. The legislation would allow gay couples to wed in the state.
On Oct. 31, the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa hosted Halloween At Hyatt.
Each year, HONOLULU Magazine readers vote for their favorite restaurants in the Islands. Categories include Best New Restaurant, Best Service, Best Place to Take Visitors, Best Wine Program and many more. The winning restaurants were announced at a gala reception held Nov. 10 at the Royal Hawaiian's Monarch Ballroom. See our upcoming January 2014 issue for more on the Hale Aina Awards.
The Hawaii State House of Representatives on Friday, Nov. 8, voted to approve same-sex marriage legislation. Scenes from the state Capitol.
On Nov. 7, Waikiki business owners and Cedar Street Galleries celebrated Hawaii's Modern Masters which combines the fashion and arts of Luxury Row on Kalakaua Avenue.
On Saturday, Nov. 16, Nordstrom Hawaii's Fall Beauty Trend Show highlighted the latest trends in makeup, skincare and fragrance.
On Nov. 21, M Nightclub hosted a benefit pau hana for families affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which smashed the Philippines and killed more than 5,000 people.
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.