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.

  

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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

Cannery Tales: Community Leaders Talk Story About Bygone Summers in Honolulu’s Pineapple Factories

Honolulu’s pineapple factories provided a rite of passage for generations of teens, including state senator David Ige and sumo star Konishiki. These summer jobs tossed them into the grind of a production line and left them with a mix of memories.
2014.11.03 02:13 PM

Style in the Aisle: 8 Decades of Fashion From Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines will showcase 85 years of retro uniforms at HONOLULU Fashion Week. Here’s a sneak peek.
2014.10.21 11:11 AM

Hit the Green at Ala Moana Beach Park with the Honolulu Lawn Bowls Club

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Honolulu Lawn Bowls Club.
2014.10.16 09:41 AM

The 14 Best Tiki Bars on O‘ahu

As a ticky tacky tropical sensation, tiki culture is bigger than Hawai‘i.
2014.10.07 11:12 AM

Man in the Mirror: Meet Hawai‘i’s Michael Jackson Tribute Artist

Damian Brantley performs as Michael Jackson in Legends in Concert’s Rock-a-Hula show at the Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikīkī.
2014.10.06 10:44 AM

Inside a Honolulu Community Garden

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Makiki Community Garden.
2014.09.22 09:09 AM

5 Things Wheel of Fortune Host Pat Sajak Knows About KHON2’s Joe Moore That You Didn’t

Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak and local TV newscaster Joe Moore have been friends for more than 40 years. Sajak has learned a few things.
2014.09.16 09:07 AM

Meet the First Waianae High School Graduate Admitted to Harvard University Since 1980

This month, Kahunui Foster begins her freshman year at Harvard University—the first Waianae High School graduate admitted to Harvard since 1980.
2014.09.05 09:00 AM

Diamond Head Theatre Celebrates 100 Years of Drama

This year, Diamond Head Theatre celebrates its 100th season. We take a look back on Diamond Head Theatre’s first century... and ahead to the next one.
2014.09.01 10:29 AM
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