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The Owner of Anyplace Cocktail Lounge Tells Us What Her Business is Like During COVID-19

“This is when you really realize how much people care about you and how much you care about them.”
2020.04.06 10:52 AM

Lee Anne Wong: What it’s Like to Close a Restaurant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“We’re closing down now so we don’t end up closing down for good.”
2020.03.30 05:15 PM

Jack Johnson Teams Up With the World Health Organization for a Special Concert From His Hawai‘i Home

Watch the North Shore musician perform live from his living room on Saturday, March 28 for Global Citizen’s Together At Home series.
2020.03.27 05:56 PM

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole

Say Happy Birthday to a prince who could pass laws and throw punches.
2020.03.26 07:00 PM

Our Favorite Hawai‘i Entertainers Who Keep Us Smiling, Laughing and Informed

We spotlight a group of creatives, a radio duo and a comedian who give us something fun to watch while we’re stuck inside.
2020.03.25 07:31 PM

Daniel Dae Kim Shares His Story of Testing Positive for COVID-19

He urges people to take the disease seriously, praises medical staff and workers, cautions against prejudice. And he describes his recovery.
2020.03.21 07:59 PM

O‘ahu in 1950: Visitors Could Once Enjoy Staying in Hawai‘i for 10 Dollars a Day

Finding affordable accommodations in the Islands for teachers and out-of-state students isn’t a new problem, it seems.
2020.03.12 07:00 AM

Two O‘ahu Lifeguards Talk Story About the Lifestyle and the Challenges of the Job

They monitor two different parts of the island but met many years ago at one of Merino’s clinics at Mākaha Beach Park.
2020.03.10 07:00 AM

Sheldon Simeon’s Lineage on Maui Wins Gold for Hawai‘i’s Best New Restaurant

Sheldon Simeon has had some very public ups and downs. The lessons he’s learned from them culminate in his latest restaurant on Maui.
2020.02.27 07:41 PM

What Would Hawai‘i’s Top Bartenders Choose as an Epitaph?

We asked our city’s beverage experts what they might like written on their tombstones.
2020.02.27 06:20 PM

What Would Hawai‘i’s Top Bartenders Choose as Their Final Drink on Earth?

We asked Honolulu cocktail experts to tell us what they'd want for that very last call.
2020.02.27 05:51 PM

6 Hawai‘i Chefs and Restaurants Announced as Semifinalists for the 2020 James Beard Awards

Bar Leather Apron, Mimi Mendoza, Chris Kajioka, Anthony Rush, Keiji Nakazawa and Sheldon Simeon make the first cut.
2020.02.26 10:51 AM