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Long Reads & Feature Stories

Are We Cashing in On TV And Film Production Or Is It Just a Hollywood Illusion?

Last year was Hawai‘i’s most lucrative year to date for film production. So why are we setting limits that some say will keep studios away?
2019.11.26 07:00 AM

How Screenwriters Aaron and Jordan Kandell Went from Hawai‘i to Hollywood

Local twins and screenwriters Aaron and Jordan Kandell hadn’t planned a future in film. Yet they went from Hawai‘i to Hollywood. Here’s how.
2019.11.21 05:12 PM

2019 Hale ‘Aina Award Winners: The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Hawai‘i

At Café Kaila, Koko Head Café and Over Easy, success comes from memories of favorite family mornings, and some spectacular versions of home cooking.
2019.11.12 12:10 PM

After 71 Years in Business, Family-Run Foodland is Swinging for the Fences

Changes are happening across Foodland’s 33 stores, some gradual and subtle, others over the top. And there’s more coming.
2019.10.29 04:22 PM

The Hawai‘i Writer’s Life

Yes, lucky we live Hawai‘i, the only state with its own regional literature. But, lately, it’s only gotten harder to make a go of it for our diverse, dedicated and ink-stained scribbling class.
2019.10.25 03:47 PM

Divided Over TMT: We Take a Look at Where Things Stand and How We Got Here

With tensions running high and a weeks-long standoff now stretching into its third month, no one seems to be able to predict what will happen next on Maunakea. Will the state or the protectors back down? Or will the Thirty Meter Telescope bow out? We take a look at where things stand and how we got here.
2019.10.17 06:26 PM

In Transition: Hawai‘i’s Transgender Teens

Here is how Hawai‘i is succeeding, and struggling, when it comes to supporting students in transition.
2019.10.15 06:14 PM

Best of Honolulu 2019

Discover all the 2019 Best of Honolulu winners—both editorial and reader picks.
2019.10.14 03:56 PM

These 3 Family-Owned Eateries Are Bringing Local Favorites to Wider Audiences

While keeping the “small island feel.”
2019.10.10 04:23 PM

Fashion Feature: Your Dream Fall Wardrobe Starts Here

Take a page from this season’s runways and cozy up to bookish blazers, romantic flourishes and lapidary hues.
2019.10.10 02:55 PM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best Services on O‘ahu

The 47 editorial and reader picks for the places in Honolulu that make our lives just a bit easier.
2019.10.02 06:00 PM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best of Fitness and Outdoor on O‘ahu

The 9 editorial and reader picks for the best ways to get out and active.
2019.09.03 12:54 PM