On Dec. 6, Hawaii Life Foundation hosted its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala at the Sheraton Waikiki.
On Dec. 12, the Best Lawyers in Hawaii were recognized at our special event.
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.
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.
On Nov. 24, 2013, more than 2,000 runners gathered at Kualoa Ranch for this year's XTERRA Trail Run World Championship.
On November 23, 2013, Pinch of Salt combined unique pop-up shops, top local designers, DIY holiday workshops, food and family friendly activities.
On November 21, 2013, INspiration Loft at the Honolulu Design Center hosted an evening event celebrating Italian contemporary design.
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.
On Saturday, Nov. 16, Nordstrom Hawaii's Fall Beauty Trend Show highlighted the latest trends in makeup, skincare and fragrance.
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.
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. See the list of winners.
The Hawaii State House of Representatives on Friday, Nov. 8, voted to approve same-sex marriage legislation. Scenes from the state Capitol.