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Quote Unquote: Meet the Hawai‘i Youth Symphony’s New Music Director

After a competitive nationwide search last year, New York native John Devlin, 33, was selected as the Hawai‘i Youth Symphony’s music director from a pool of more than 80 candidates.
2019.01.30 06:07 PM

Your Ultimate Guide to the 2019 Night in Chinatown and Lunar New Year Parade

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Honolulu and ring in the Year of the Pig at Night in Chinatown on Feb. 2.
2019.01.29 01:53 PM

Best of the Fests: O‘ahu’s 21 Annual Ethnic Festivals

Stuff your face with authentic food while soaking in the cultures of the Islands. From hula and Chinese lion dances to taiko and opera, this list of 21 ethnic festivals on O‘ahu won’t disappoint.
2019.01.25 05:00 PM

How 5 Popular Ethnic Festivals in Honolulu Adapt While Keeping Traditions Alive

Hurricane threats, new fees and money troubles have suddenly forced some of Honolulu’s decades-old ethnic festivals to pivot and change course in the past few years.
2019.01.24 02:00 PM

Why So Many Major Events Are Leaving Kapi‘olani Regional Park

Kapi‘olani Regional Park is somewhat of an anomaly: It is managed by the city but governed by a trust.
2019.01.24 07:00 AM

Inside Honolulu: Drumming Up Inspiration

A work assignment inspired me to reconnect with my Japanese heritage.
2019.01.23 12:30 PM

Honolulu Festival Night in Chinatown is a Go for Lunar New Year Celebrations

After a sudden cancellation in 2018, this year's event, set for Feb. 2, is expected to feature about 100 vendors and 80 performing groups.
2019.01.09 06:19 PM

Quote Unquote: This U.S.P.S. Veteran Wants You to Stop Mailing Lava Rocks

Tony Bacalso is one of the longest-serving parcel post machine operators at the airport post office, processing and sorting hundreds of packages that make their way to his station every day.
2018.12.27 05:12 PM

Insider’s Guide to Honolulu Museums

46 cool things to try at O‘ahu’s museums.
2018.12.21 06:30 AM

Climb into a Cockpit at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

Besides model aircraft and exhibits that depict Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, coast through the skies, dogfight in the air and land on the deck of an aircraft carrier in the museum’s combat flight simulator.
2018.12.19 06:30 AM

Dance in Front of Homes at Hawai‘i’s Plantation Village

The village is home to 25 structures that depict what life was like for the ethnic groups that lived and worked on Hawai‘i’s plantations.
2018.12.18 04:20 PM

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s History – November Edition

A look back at Honolulu from 1948 to 2003. Stories taken from the archives of the Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2018.12.15 06:00 AM