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Reasons We Love Honolulu

Sure, we're lucky to live in Hawaii, but if you live on Oahu, there's so much more to the place than sunsets and beaches. From paiai delivered, to cool aloha wear, from Dave Shoji to gay marriage, here's why we're so fortunate to live in this city.

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

The Historic Hawaii Foundation, the state Historic Preservation Division and HONOLULU Magazine compile an annual list of some of our state's most endangered sites.

Hawaiian Language: Dead or Alive?

Thousands more young people today speak Olelo Hawaii (Hawaiian language) than did their counterparts 30 years ago. Or at least they’re schooled in it. But is that enough to revive a language?

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific 125 Years of Covers

We've got a new book coming out with covers spanning 125 years of our magazine's history. Here are some of our favorites.

New: Budnamujip, high-end Korean barbecue

Korean barbecue goes high end at Budnamujip.

Photo Essay: Life O Kai

Honolulu: Are you prepared for hurricanes, nukes, quakes and tsunamis?

This October we urge you to get ready for hurricanes, nukes, quakes, tsunamis, asteroids and more!

What is it like to live in a historic Hawaii home?

Homes on the Historic Register are beautiful relics of an older Hawaii, but what are they like to actually live in?

The Man Who Bought Liliha Bakery and opened The Signature

Peter Kim made his name with casual dining spots such as Yummy Korean BBQ. Five years ago, he bought Liliha Bakery. Now he’s moving upscale with the steakhouse The Signature.

Arancino at The Kahala and The Signature

For the past few years, it’s been about pop-ups and picnic tables; now, is the dining pendulum swinging back toward formal dining rooms and white tablecloths?

Fall Fashion: Pattern Theory

Off-the-wall prints unite this fall in dare-to-be-different yet wearable looks. Boyish houndstooth, fierce leopard and dramatic digitals are ready to stand together and be recognized.

Alan Wong University: Where are his alumni now?

After 24 years of mentoring and developing Honolulu’s culinary talent, Alan Wong has an influence on Hawaii’s dining scene that reaches beyond the plate.

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