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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

Women’s Health in Hawai‘i: The Doctors and Specialists You Want on Your Team

Let’s be honest—we don’t always understand who we should see when it comes to medical care.
2018.11.21 11:38 AM

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

Kalihi to Kalaupapa: A New Play Shares One Woman’s Story of Surviving Exile

Local-born actress finds unexpected clues to her own family’s mystery in Hawaiʻi.
2018.11.09 06:53 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

Quote Unquote: Backstage with Diamond Head Theatre’s Costume Director

Since 1985, she’s been conjuring up stage costumes full time—and enjoying the drama on- and off-stage.
2018.10.18 06:50 PM

Two Honolulu Fashion Designers Talk Feminism and Fashion

Local women are strong and have no problem owning the F-word (feminist, of course). A few of Honolulu’s fashion designers are giving gals an opportunity to bear their beliefs in a trendy way. We find out what, and who, motivates them.
2018.09.13 05:35 PM

International All-Wahine Polo Clubs Battle Breast Cancer with Susan G. Komen Hawai‘i

The 18th Annual Wahine Challenge at the Waimānalo Polo Field on Sunday, July 29, features dishes by "Food Network Star" chef Amy Pottinger, a silent auction and lots of thundering hooves—all while helping fight breast cancer.
2018.07.23 06:02 PM

Political Survivor: A Closer Look at Hawaiʻi’s First Female Senator, Mazie Hirono

As she runs for a second term we take a closer look at a politician who’s more interesting now than she’s ever been.
2018.07.23 05:18 PM

Can Hawai‘i’s Latest Schools Superintendent Reform Our Public Schools?

After heading two very different school systems that each faced controversy, New York native Christina Kishimoto sees reason to believe Hawai‘i’s much-maligned public schools can adopt innovative school reform that helps students succeed.
2018.04.23 08:55 AM

Veteran Hawai‘i Lawmaker Mazie Hirono is Officially Running for U.S. Senate

Hirono, who has been vocal about her opposition to President Donald Trump, is seeking re-election for a second term.
2018.04.04 03:34 PM

One to Watch: Hawai‘i Architect Deirdre Stearns

For this stylish local architect, the best designs are bold, beautiful and about making the world a better place.
2018.04.03 01:42 PM