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Keone Nunes: Traditional Hawaiian Tattoo Artist

For many people seeking a Hawaiian tattoo, Keone Nunes is their only option.
2013.05.14 06:00 AM

Why legal pot didn't happen in Hawaii

Hawaii loves marijuana. We’re famous for it: Maui Wowie, Kona Gold, Kauai Electric. This year, legislators introduced bills to legalize the drug—they got shot down.
2013.04.02 06:00 AM

Honolulu in 1888: The City That Made the Magazine

King David Kalakaua founded this magazine under a royal charter as Paradise of the Pacific, publishing our first issue in January 1888. On these pages, we take you back in time to see what life in Honolulu was like then.
2012.11.20 02:12 PM

Everything You Need to Know About the Hawaiian Plate

The restaurants, the factories, the farmers, the history, the origins.
2012.11.13 10:04 AM

Get Smart: How To Do Everything Better in Honolulu (and Beyond)

You, dear reader, are a sharp cookie. We know that. Still, there’s always a better “you” out there. Someone who can work better, whip up a tastier meal or even rock harder at karaoke. Start with any one of these 32 local classes or tips and see what happens. We won’t tell anyone how you became so awesome.
2012.10.16 03:53 PM

Singles Dating in Honolulu

Here are tales from the frontlines of the singles world—whether you’re 26 or 88, straight or gay, looking for love, or just looking—in Honolulu now.
2012.10.04 02:58 PM

The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century

Here are HONOLULU Magazine's 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century.
2012.09.18 10:32 AM

Honolulu's Freshest Noodles

Meet the noodle makers rolling out the Island’s nicest noodles by hand... and foot!
2012.08.07 09:09 AM

Kikaida: Hawaii's Favorite Superhero

After all these years, Hawaii’s favorite superhero is still kicking monster tail and inspiring local fans.
2012.07.12 06:00 AM

Is Hawaii Worth It?

Four local families talk about the price of paradise—and whether they’re willing to pay it any longer. Also, check out some eye-opening stats on the cost of living in the Islands.
2012.04.13 06:00 AM

Na Puka Kula: Hawaiian Immersion Graduates

Some of the first graduates of the Hawaiian immersion schools have been out on their own in the adult world for a few years now. We caught up with four of them for their reflections on the schools, the language and their futures.
2012.03.12 09:28 AM

Historical Photo Essay: Everyday Life in 20th Century Honolulu

We hit the archives for this collection of photos from everyday life in Honolulu over the past roughly 100 years to rediscover what we wore, where we worked, how we played.
2011.11.18 06:05 AM