David Thompson

Before joining HONOLULU Magazine’s staff, David Thompson wrote for a wide variety of popular magazines, newspapers, trade publications and websites, including The San Francisco Chronicle, MSNBC.com and Concrete Decor: The Journal of Decorative Concrete. His first freelance story for HONOLULU, a profile called “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” won a 2004 Excellence in Journalism Award from the Hawaii chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

  

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Hawaii Already Seeing Effects of Climate Change

Less fresh water, more coastal erosion and degraded coral reefs are among the impacts climate change is already having on Hawaii and other Pacific islands.

Field Notes: Ballroom Dancing in Hawaii

Each month Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: ballroom dancing at the Palladium.

Hawaii Lawmakers Approve $40M to Keep Turtle Bay Land From Development

Hawaii lawmakers agreed to spend $40 million for the Turtle Bay land's preservation.

Gov. Abercrombie Announces 'Keep the Country Country' Deal to Preserve 665.8 Acres at Turtle Bay Resort

More than 600 acres at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore would permanently be put off limits to development.

Hawaii Construction Boom: New Developments Coming to Honolulu, North Shore, Central, West and Windward Oahu

New developments are changing the face of Honolulu—find out what’s coming.

Hawaii Sailor Raises Millions for an Around-the-World Race

Local sailor raises millions for an around-the-world trip

Sale of Elvis' American Eagle Concert Cape Fails to Fly

Elvis is still in the house—the online auction house, that is.

Hawaii's 2014 Narcissus Queen: Brittany Wi Lin Lee

Brittany Wi Lin Lee, 24, was crowned Narcissus Queen at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s 65th annual Narcissus Festival earlier this year.

Elvis Presley's 'Aloha From Hawaii' Cape For Sale

Elvis is in the house—the online auction house, that is.

Field Notes: Classic Car Cruise Nights

Each month Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Classic Car Cruise Nights.

Exploring East Honolulu

We explore beyond the cul-de-sacs to find East Honolulu’s friendly personalities, hidden treasures and where your lost fins ended up.

VIDEO: Hawaii Rep. Faye Hanohano's Response To Recent Controversy

In her first public comments since being reprimanded, Hanohano defends herself in an interview with the Big Island Chronicle’s Tiffany Edwards-Hunt.

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