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The Owner of Sale Pepe On Racism in the Food Business and Why She Feels At Home On Maui

Qiana Di Bari used to manage the hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest before opening her own restaurant in New York, then moving to Maui in 2013.
2020.07.01 01:14 PM

The 8 Best Things to Do This Week in Honolulu

Go to a drive-in concert, watch an award-winning Korean film and stroll down Kalākaua Avenue without cars.
2020.06.24 02:29 PM

12 Ways to Support the Black Community in Hawai‘i

Here are some local organizations to support and resources to learn more about the history and culture of the Black community in Hawai‘i.
2020.06.24 11:25 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

Agnes’ Portuguese Bake Shop Has Reopened as a Malassada Truck in Kailua

The longtime bakery closed in 2018 after nearly 50 years in business. Now it’s back, just down the road from its original location.
2020.06.22 04:01 PM

Real Gastropub, Hawai‘i’s First Restaurant to Focus on Craft Beer, Won’t be Reopening

Looking back on the restaurant that helped usher in Hawai‘i’s craft beer scene.
2020.06.19 02:34 PM

The 8 Best Things to Do This Week in Honolulu

This week we’re celebrating Juneteenth with a comedy show, steak-loving fathers, old-school drive-in movies, Filipino food and more.
2020.06.17 05:09 PM

What It’s Like Being a Server Who Lost Her Job During the Pandemic

Mariana Lárez Matheus was laid off in mid-March, right before restaurants were ordered to close dine-in services.
2020.06.16 01:31 PM

Get Hawai‘i Raised, Naturally Farmed Pork for Father’s Day from Mountain View Farms

Using Korean natural farming techniques—the sourdough of farming—David Wong raises about 800 pigs on a vegetarian diet without the use of antibiotics and vaccines.
2020.06.15 03:11 PM

4 We Tried: We Search for the Best Ways to Learn Hawaiian Online for Free

Hawaiian is one of our state’s official languages. Brush up on your skills or learn something new with these great online resources.
2020.06.09 02:00 PM

Hawai‘i Foodbank Has Distributed More Than 3.7 Million Pounds of Food on O‘ahu in Less than 2 Months

Tuesday, June 9, will be the final distribution for a special program created to give thousands of struggling local families food. But the need will continue and the Hawai‘i Foodbank needs your help.
2020.06.08 04:26 PM

Watch as Thousands Protest in Downtown Honolulu in Support of Black Lives Matter

A week of demonstrations against police brutality, systemic racism and a call for justice for George Floyd resulted in a reported 10,000 people protesting at the Hawai‘i State Capitol on Saturday, June 6.
2020.06.08 02:54 PM