Da Meter: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Honolulu

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.


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Chee hoo! We’re stoked

Hawaii’s own Jason Momoa, of Game of Thrones fame, has been cast as Aquaman in the forthcoming Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Aquaman apparently has control over the high seas. With Momoa in the role, he’ll also have the power to take our breath away.

 

 

Chee hoo! We’re stoked

Summer days are easier (and cooler) with a visit to Waiola Shave Ice, and, with the opening of its third location at Ward Warehouse, it’s now easier to get the cold sweet treat. Lilikoi/haupia, anyone?

 

 

Chee hoo! We’re stoked

A crackdown by city prosecutors on casino-style game machines means a whole host of sketchy arcade businesses have closed almost as quickly as they opened. So long, Winner’Z Zone or WinningZone or whatever other wacky names you were known by.

 

 

Chee hoo! We’re stoked

Enjoy the smooth-sailing traffic while you can—UH and private schools go back in session at the end of the month.

 

 

Auwe: Ho, small kine shame, yeah?

After more than a year and a half, the Waialae Avenue repaving project should be completely pau in September. Seems like an awfully long time to fix such a short stretch of roadway.

 

 

Auwe: Ho, small kine shame, yeah?

Fisherman’s Wharf is on its last legs. The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has plans to demolish what remains of the iconic Honolulu restaurant.

 

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