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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

HONOLULU Looks Back at the 1955 Narcissus Festival

“One of Hawai‘i’s most colorful events.”
2020.02.13 07:00 AM

These Hawai‘i Brands That Give Back Will Have You Looking and Feeling Fab

Feel good fashion.
2020.02.11 07:00 AM

Long Live Kaho‘olawe: Restoring the Former Military Bombing Site Off the Coast of Maui

Twenty years after the bombing stopped, Kaho‘olawe sets a path for the future
2020.02.04 06:57 PM

O‘ahu in 2000: UH Football Coach June Jones Was Named Islander of the Year

He turned down a job with the NFL’s San Diego Chargers to head up a UH team.
2020.01.30 06:03 PM

Jon Matsubara Serves “Refined Grinds” at One of Honolulu’s Hottest New Restaurants

Now, chef Jon Matsubara is in the kitchen of one of the most buzzable new eateries in town—and it’s finally his.
2020.01.29 03:56 PM

Entomologist Cynthia King is Tasked With Protecting Hawai‘i’s Biodiversity

She started the first state insectary, established to propagate native rare invertebrates and other of Hawai‘i’s smallest and most overlooked species, including our state insect, the Kamehameha butterfly.
2020.01.21 07:54 PM

Can Telemedicine Save the Medical Care Crisis in Hawai‘i?

All ideas are on the table, including shorter and less rigorous training for some doctors. But time and money are running out.
2020.01.10 07:44 PM