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The Story Behind 6 Things Made, Grown and Designed in the Islands

We’re more than ‘ukulele, mac nuts and Kona coffee, although we love all three. Here’s a look at a few unusual industries making waves in the Islands, as well as some decades-old companies that are still committed to handcrafting in Hawai‘i.
2020.07.20 12:45 PM

Sometimes the Worst Situations Bring Out the Best in People

Cheers to the places that have given us reasons to smile.
2020.07.16 04:00 PM

Our Interview With Louis Kealoha 9 Years Before He and Katherine Kealoha Are Found Guilty

In 2010, prosecutors find that the pair had been abusing their power nearly from the get-go.
2020.07.16 12:00 PM

What It’s Like Being a Hawai‘i Nurse During a Pandemic

Here’s how local hospitals adapted to treating COVID-19 patients.
2020.07.14 10:30 AM

The Honolulu Family Behind Fukuda Seed Store First Sold Seeds to O‘ahu Gardeners 100 Years Ago

When the pandemic prompted people to create or revive home gardens, this mom and pop business found ways to keep up with the growing demand for DIY food.
2020.07.12 03:02 PM

Dan Akaka Became the First Native Hawaiian Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1990

Ahead of the July candidate filing deadline, Dan Boylan reflects on the pivotal U.S. Senate race between Democrat Dan Akaka and Republican Pat Saiki, following the death of Spark Matsunaga.
2020.07.09 07:00 AM

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

The 50th Star on the U.S. Flag Debuts on July 4, 1960

And new stamps went on sale at the post office in Honolulu that same day.
2020.07.02 09:00 AM

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