David Thompson

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 Hawai‘i chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Thompson was HONOLULU’s senior editor from 2012—2014.

  

Edit ModuleShow Tags

MORE »Articles by David

7 Interesting Facts About Hawai‘i Island’s Kīlauea Ongoing Eruption in Photos

Residents of Leilani Estates are forced to evacuate as lava threatens homes near Pāhoa. We review the basics of the ongoing eruption of one of the most active volcanoes in the world.
2018.05.07 12:29 PM

It Came From the Ala Wai: 6 Strange Creatures That Thrive in Waikīkī’s Sewage Filled Canal

What lurks in the murk of Honolulu’s most prominent drainage ditch? Lots of things, including a fish that can literally give you nightmares.
2017.10.23 09:08 AM

7 Things We Expect President Obama Will Do on O‘ahu

After seven consecutive Hawai’i vacations, President Barack Obama is spending Christmas on O’ahu with his family this month once again. Here’s what to expect.
2015.12.16 01:58 PM

Quote Unquote: Conventional Wisdom From Hawai‘i Convention Center’s Teri Orton

After working for 17 years as an executive in the hospitality industry, Teri Orton was named general manager of the Hawai‘i Convention Center in late 2013.
2015.04.22 06:00 PM

Jack Johnson on Staying Local, Environmentalism and Superstardom

Musician Jack Johnson has achieved international superstardom with the help of his wife, Kim, earning enough to donate more than $30 million to causes they support. Find out how the power couple strike a balance.
2015.02.15 02:41 PM

Quote Unquote: Ben Villaflor, Pro Boxer Turned Senate Sergeant at Arms

The Hawai‘i State Legislature’s 2015 session begins on the third Wednesday of this month, marking the 37th opening-day ceremony for Ben Villaflor as Senate sergeant at arms.
2015.01.20 11:34 AM

9 Local Cafés Hipsters and Coffee Geeks Will Love

Here are some of our favorite coffee-first cafés around town, and, not to worry, even if you can’t tell a peaberry from a pour-over, you’re still guaranteed a carefully brewed, delicious cuppa joe.
2014.12.26 06:00 AM

4 Other Major Hawaiian Coffee Growers You Might Not Know About

Everyone knows the coffees of Kona, Big Island. Get to know your O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, Maui and Kaua‘i growers.
2014.12.24 06:00 AM

Field Notes: Hawai‘i Quilters Guild Spreads Warmth One Stitch at a Time

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: The Hawai‘i Quilt Guild.
2014.12.23 06:00 AM

Quote Unquote: Gender Equity and the Female Lab Rat

As part of a new initiative by the National Institutes of Health to address gender bias in scientific research, Marla Berry received a $100,000 grant to zero in on differences in how males and females handle selenium.
2014.12.22 06:00 AM

‘Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro Talks About Bruce Lee, TED Talks and the Future of the ‘Ukulele

HONOLULU Magazine caught up with Jake Shimabukuro during a brief visit to Honolulu.
2014.11.18 09:58 AM

Field Notes: Hawai‘i Monk Seal Response Team Watches Over Monk Seals While They Sleep

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Hawaiian monk seal volunteers.
2014.11.14 12:49 PM
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Honolulu Magazine August 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags