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Making Waves: 6 Women in Hawai‘i with Careers in STEM Share Their Stories

Only a quarter of STEM jobs in the U.S. are filled by women. Here are six making a difference in Hawai‘i.
2019.01.08 05:31 PM

Remembering the Energetic, Inspiring and Always Super Christa Wittmier

Many knew her simply as CW. Everyone who knew Christa Wittmier called her a friend.
2019.01.05 12:49 PM

Quote Unquote: This U.S.P.S. Veteran Wants You to Stop Mailing Lava Rocks

Tony Bacalso is one of the longest-serving parcel post machine operators at the airport post office, processing and sorting hundreds of packages that make their way to his station every day.
2018.12.27 05:12 PM

The Bishop Museum’s Melanie Y. Ide on the Future of the World-Class Institution

Melanie Y. Ide, who took the helm of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in January 2018, wants to get the word out.
2018.12.18 05:03 PM

How a Local Chef Cooks with Kindness During the Holidays

Keith Ward and his crew have been cooking and serving hot meals at Waikīkī Health’s Next Step Shelter every Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s for 13 years.
2018.12.06 04:47 PM

Field Notes: These People Will Help You Complete Your First Honolulu Marathon

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Honolulu Marathon Clinic.
2018.12.05 06:23 PM

Inside HONOLULU: One of Hula’s Living Legacies Graced Our Cover Twice, 60 Years Apart

It’s no surprise that kumu hula Puanani Alama appeared on the cover of our magazine. Only she’d done it once before, when she was just 15 years old.
2018.11.20 06:08 PM

Field Notes: Meet the Volunteers Who Remove Invasive Algae From Maunalua Bay

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Mālama Maunalua community huki.
2018.11.19 06:21 PM

King Kalākaua’s Newest Birthday Gift Arrives This Week at ‘Iolani Palace

Cultural expert and feather artist brings ancient art to life at the only royal residence in the U.S.
2018.11.15 06:28 PM

Field Notes: You Don’t Have to be Rich to Ride with The Honolulu Polo Club

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures.
2018.11.14 02:46 PM

Quote Unquote: Bomb Disposal Technician by Day and Visual Effects Artist by Night

Kamakani De Dely puts his life on the line defusing unexploded military ordnance. But outside of his day job, he builds costumes, prosthetics and visual effects for shows such as Marvel’s “Inhumans” and “Hawai‘i Five-0.”
2018.11.12 06:43 PM

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono on Life as a National Lightning Rod Ahead of Election Day

The Hawai‘i lawmaker says voters tell her they appreciate her strong language.
2018.11.02 05:34 PM