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Field Notes: Join the Dork Side at Nerd Nite Honolulu

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Nerd Nite Honolulu.
2018.08.16 08:55 AM

50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime

Need something to read—or hand to someone who does? Here’s HONOLULU’s first-ever list of the most iconic, trenchant and irresistible Island books, as voted by a panel of literary community luminaries.
2018.05.23 05:40 PM

Kaimukī Gets da Shop, a New Kind of Bookstore and Event Space

Meeting the Amazon challenge head-on, the comfy high-tech salon launches with author and Patagonia Ambassador Liz Clark reading from “Swell: A Sailing Surfer’s Journey of Awakening” on March 27.
2018.03.22 02:30 PM

29 Must-Read Local Books You Won’t Want to Put Down This Holiday Season

Epics, eras and albatrosses—we’ve got your book-lover gift bases covered.
2017.11.13 10:57 AM

6 Hawai‘i Ghost Books That’ll Give You Serious Chicken Skin

If you’re feeling brave, read these local ghost stories.
2017.10.17 08:55 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

4 Fall Books About Hawai‘i Are Making a Splash

These books get Hawai‘i right.
2015.09.08 10:00 AM

Quote Unquote: Constance Hale Describes Seven Stages of Manuscript Grief

Constance Hale is a writer, editor and teacher.
2015.05.01 12:28 PM

Da Untold Story of Hawaiian Santa, a Pidgin Story by Lee A. Tonouchi

A never-before published work of fiction from the renowned Pidgin Guerilla.
2014.11.25 06:00 AM

The Surfer Spirit

2006.01.01 12:00 AM