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Facing Fertility Challenges: How Options in Hawai‘i Provide Support and Hope

The joy of starting a family can quickly turn to heartbreak, but new-to Hawai‘i techniques, a rare insurance rule and local groups can help women overcome some of the challenges.
2020.08.04 02:07 PM

A Former Waikīkī Hotel Worker Talks About the Moment the Pandemic Became Real to Her

After her hotel closed, Aina Iglesias started delivering food to make ends meet.
2020.08.04 12:00 PM

Nominate an Outstanding Individual or Organization for HONOLULU Magazine’s Ola Pono Awards

Know someone who volunteers their time and talents to make our islands a better place? Submit your nomination by Aug. 28, 2020!
2020.07.31 07:00 AM

“Honolulu Never Forgets Memorial Day”

A parade, speeches, and performances by the Kamehameha Glee Club and the Kamehameha Girls’ Glee Club were featured at ceremonies held across town in 1915.
2020.07.30 07:00 AM

What It’s Like Being a Hawai‘i Public School Teacher During the Pandemic

Students left for spring break and never returned to Farrington High School.
2020.07.28 07:00 AM

Soufiane Bouharkat, Owner of Le Crepe Café, on the Difference Between Racism in France and America

And how he responds to comments such as “I’m sorry France is invaded by Africans.”
2020.07.24 11:14 AM

The Success of Maui-Born Sumo Wrestler Jesse Kuhaulua

Kuhaulua set records for longevity and made his mark as the first non-Japanese wrestler to reach the sumo rank of sekiwake.
2020.07.23 01:21 PM

What It’s Like for a Hawai‘i Musician During the Pandemic

After he lost all of his gigs, Izik began taking online classes for music production and started going live on Instagram.
2020.07.21 10:27 AM

Our Interview With Louis Kealoha 9 Years Before He and Katherine Kealoha Are Found Guilty

In 2010, prosecutors find that the pair had been abusing their power nearly from the get-go.
2020.07.16 12:00 PM

Ralph Gaston on Presenting Himself as a Nonthreatening Black Man

The coffee farmer talks about the culture in Pāhala, Big Island, versus in cafés in Mainland cities.
2020.07.15 07:00 AM

What It’s Like Being a Hawai‘i Nurse During a Pandemic

Here’s how local hospitals adapted to treating COVID-19 patients.
2020.07.14 10:30 AM

Dan Akaka Became the First Native Hawaiian Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1990

Ahead of the July candidate filing deadline, Dan Boylan reflects on the pivotal U.S. Senate race between Democrat Dan Akaka and Republican Pat Saiki, following the death of Spark Matsunaga.
2020.07.09 07:00 AM