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So What, Exactly, Does a Master Sommelier Do?

In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), Patrick Okubo describes his job in wine education at Young’s Market.
2017.05.24 09:00 AM

Quote Unquote: Why Hawai‘i Rep. Beth Fukumoto Left the State GOP

As a millennial Republican woman representing Mililani and Mililani Mauka since 2012, Rep. Beth Fukumoto, 34, made headlines. But the youngest person to serve as Hawai‘i’s House Minority Leader felt increasingly isolated from her colleagues, alienated by the remarks of President Donald Trump and in March announced she was leaving the state GOP.
2017.05.12 09:12 AM

2016 Islander of the Year in Culture: Mālama Honua

World-circling navigators.
2017.03.24 09:06 AM

Can the Mainland Do Poke Right? Do We Want Them To?

Martha Cheng, author of “The Poke Cookbook,” former line chef and former HONOLULU Magazine food and dining editor, talks about how a New York city publisher decided Hawai‘i’s favorite pūpū was for everybody.
2017.03.20 10:24 AM

2016 Islander of the Year in Sports: John John Florence

World Surf Champ.
2017.03.17 01:33 PM

“Moana” Star Auli‘i Cravalho Opens Up About the Oscars and “Drama High”

HONOLULU Magazine gets the scoop on the Moana star’s new TV pilot and about that Academy Award hit.
2017.03.09 04:28 PM

Quote Unquote: What it’s Really Like Working for Hawai‘i’s Only Carnival

Since he was 12, Scott Fernandez has worked at E.K. Fernandez, Hawai‘i’s only nationally recognized circus.
2017.02.03 01:34 PM

Quote Unquote: Not Planning to Vote? This Woman Will Make You Think Again

Precinct chair, Teri Heade (heed-ee), wants everyone to vote.
2016.11.03 09:00 AM

“Moana” Star Auli‘i Cravalho is Not Your Average Disney Princess

Warning: This conversation with “Moana” star Auli‘i Cravalho may blow any preconceptions of a “Disney Princess” out of the water.
2016.11.01 10:18 AM

Hawai‘i’s John John Florence Wins His First World Surf Tour Championship

Fulfilling what many called his destiny since he was a child riding Pipeline on the North Shore, the Eddie Aikau winner dominates at Supertubos in Portugal.
2016.10.25 02:14 PM

Quote Unquote: Longtime Catholic Charities Hawai‘i President Retires, But Not From Giving Back

When the 67-year-old father retires at the end of the year, he plans to teach, travel, babysit his two grandkids and stay involved with the national organization in some way.
2016.09.19 09:00 AM

President Obama Urges Leaders in Hawai‘i to Save the Planet From Climate Change

Obama calls for action at the East-West Center.
2016.09.01 01:03 PM