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Long Reads & Feature Stories

What It’s Like Operating a Honolulu Care Home During a Pandemic

Here’s how Caring Mānoa keeps up social distancing while making sure residents maintain quality of life.
2020.07.07 12:00 PM

What’s With All the Brazen Attacks in Honolulu the Past Year?

Violent purse snatchings and robberies in the last year left people feeling unsettled. We take a look behind the headlines.
2020.07.02 04:00 PM

What It’s Like Driving for a Ride-Hailing Company During a Pandemic

The switch from Uber to Uber Eats has helped make up for a lack of customers.
2020.06.30 11:45 AM

What It’s Like Being a Police Captain and Father During the Pandemic

Mike Lambert runs Honolulu Police Department programs for the homeless population, which, during the early stages of Honolulu’s lockdown, meant setting up new self-quarantine sites. He also stopped living with his kids.
2020.06.23 11:00 AM

Local Experts Name Their Top Drinks in Honolulu

What if you could choose your final drink on Earth? We asked Honolulu’s mixologists—men and women who concoct cocktails for a living—to describe what they’d want for that very last call.
2020.06.16 08:23 PM

What It’s Like Being a Server Who Lost Her Job During the Pandemic

Mariana Lárez Matheus was laid off in mid-March, right before restaurants were ordered to close dine-in services.
2020.06.16 01:31 PM

What It’s Like Being a Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendant During a Pandemic

Even with the drastic decrease in visitors to the Islands, flights continue.
2020.06.09 12:00 PM

“This Is It, I’m Going to Die. Mom, Help.”

After Jayson Harper graduated from Kaiser High School, he was eager to make his mark in New York. But soon, an encounter with police taught him instead to be invisible.
2020.06.09 07:00 AM

11 Chefs Dish on Their Go-To Orders Around Hawai‘i

It’s not always late-night ramen and leftover mac and cheese after a long shift.
2020.05.29 03:49 PM

Catering Confidential

One was allergic to blood; another planned his own funeral. A groom popped in to fight a chef, while shrimp shells followed another chef home.
2020.05.28 07:00 AM

Hawai‘i High School Senior Talks About Life and Graduation During a Pandemic

One of Wai‘anae High School’s valedictorians shares the moment when the pandemic became very real to her and her classmates.
2020.05.22 04:15 PM

Tropical Flora Isn’t the Only Thing Blossoming in Spring

Poppy hues, sleek suiting and cutting-edge accessories will soon be everywhere.
2020.05.20 12:00 PM