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Publisher’s Page: Booked Up

Filling your time—and shelves—with books is a longtime HONOLULU habit.
2018.05.01 02:45 PM

The 8 Best Things to Do in May 2018

Meet award-winning authors, catch candy from a remote-controlled plane, solve a murder mystery and more.
2018.05.01 08:05 AM

How Hawai‘i’s Schools Are Tackling Chronic Absenteeism

A prime predictor of future economic and emotional instability, and even prison time, chronic absenteeism affects large numbers of Hawai‘i public school students. Last school year, nearly 27,000 students got in trouble for missing too much school. Helping them show up consistently will take a community effort.
2018.04.30 08:55 AM

These Local Dog Detectives Sniff Out Everything From Drugs to Diseases

We’ve long used dogs in police work for drug detection and in disasters to find people trapped in rubble. Now, their great sniffing ability is being used in a wider array of fields—from medicine to security to conservation.
2018.04.24 10:05 AM

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

5 Spots That Are Making Kapolei the Next Foodie Destination on O‘ahu

What to eat now in the island’s Second City.
2018.04.19 08:55 AM

6 Fruiting Plants You Can Grow On Your Own Lānai

No garden? No problem.
2018.04.17 12:03 PM

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s Past–April Edition

A look back at Honolulu from April 1923 to 2003. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2018.04.16 08:55 AM

This Plantation-Style Village Helps Hawai‘i’s Once-Homeless Families

The first 30 families moved in in mid-January. When all phases are complete, Kahauiki Village will include 153 modular homes and more than 600 residents.
2018.04.13 12:07 PM

This Local Book Helps Children Deal With Absent Parents

A new book by a successful banker who abandoned her family for drugs could prove useful to young children who’ve been left behind, whatever the reason.
2018.04.12 08:55 AM

Quote Unquote: What It’s Like Being CEO of the Humane Society—With Cat Allergies

Lisa Fowler, who has worked full-time at the Hawaiian Humane Society for seven years, took the helm of the organization after longtime CEO Pamela Burns died last September.
2018.04.10 08:55 AM

Field Notes: Speak French? You’ll Love This Group of French Speakers and Francophiles

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Alliance Française Hawai‘i.
2018.04.03 12:54 PM