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Meet the 96-Year-Old Author Sharing the Untold Stories of Japanese Picture Brides

After 35-plus years as a dressmaker, author Barbara Kawakami went back to school, earned a college degree and published her first book—about plantation clothing—at age 53, followed by the award-winning “Picture Bride Stories” last year.
2017.12.13 08:55 AM

Examine the Intersection of Surveillance and Art in This New Museum Program

Surveillance is part of life and it’s a hot topic—so the Honolulu Museum of Art has created a series of workshops, films and a talk all about it.
2017.12.12 11:33 AM

8 “Star Wars” Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Jedi or Sith

These gifts are out of this galaxy, just in time for the “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” premiere.
2017.12.12 10:56 AM

Take a Look Back at 1960s Honolulu in This Former Reporter’s Breezy Memoir

David Butwin paints a dated portrait of Honolulu in “Barefoot Days, Electric Nights.”
2017.12.12 08:55 AM

2017 Honolulu Marathon

The 45th Honolulu Marathon took place on Dec. 10. This year’s first place winners are Lawrence Cherono (men’s division) and Brigid Kosgei (women’s division).
2017.12.11 12:03 PM

Celebrating the 2018 Best Lawyers in Hawai‘i

On Dec. 5, HONOLULU celebrated the Islands’ best lawyers of 2018 at Herringbone Waikīkī.
2017.12.07 11:15 AM

2017 Surfer Awards

The surf world’s annual gala was held at Turtle Bay Resort on Dec. 6. The awards show, which is organized by Surfer Magazine, recognizes the publication’s readers’ votes for favorite surfers.
2017.12.07 11:14 AM

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

A look back at Honolulu from December 1932 to 1997. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2017.12.07 08:55 AM

Field Notes: Got a Way with Words? Test Your Skill Against These Scrabble Pros

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Honolulu Scrabble Club.
2017.12.06 08:55 AM

7 Ways to Celebrate Winter in Honolulu Like a Real Local

We’ll never use snow shovels or sleds in Honolulu, but there are other ways to make it feel like a “real winter” in our Island paradise.
2017.12.05 01:48 PM

Quote Unquote: “The Voice” Competitor Esera Tuaolo is a Big Voice for Equality

Former NFL player Esera Tuaolo is now competing on “The Voice,” at 49, having won a blind audition thanks to thumbs-ups from Jennifer Hudson and Blake Shelton.
2017.12.04 03:28 PM

17 Holiday Events on O‘ahu to Get You in the Christmas Spirit

Parades, craft fairs and appearances by Santa himself? It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
2017.12.04 02:56 PM