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 Hawai‘i chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

  

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Field Notes: Oahu’s Orchid Societies

Each month Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: orchid societies.

KHON’s Joe Moore and Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak to Star in ‘Wrestling Ernest Hemingway’

TV personalities and real-life friends play fictional buddies on the stage.

Return of the Nene in Hawaii?

Centuries after going extinct on Oahu, the Hawaiian goose is back—maybe.

PHOTOS: Hawaii Beaches Named America’s Best by Dr. Beach

Which Oahu beaches made the list of top 10 beaches in America by Dr. Beach?

14 Stages of Simulated Skydiving in Hawaii

Our senior editor took an early test flight, and laid out the basics.

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.

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