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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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.

Hawaii's Solar Energy Revolution

How the proliferation of solar panels on Honolulu homes will force Hawaiian Electric Co. to reinvent itself—or else.

Lord of the Abs: Gilad Janklowicz

Bodies in Motion host Gilad Janklowicz has led TV viewers through living-room workouts for 30 years. His show, shot at scenic locations in Hawaii and currently shown on the Discovery Fit & Health channel, has fans all over the world. Discovery Fit & Health channel, has fans all over the world.

Field Notes: Paragliding in Hawaii

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

The Kingfish: Waikiki Aquarium's Director Andrew Rossiter

Andrew Rossiter, head of the Waikiki Aquarium, on monk seal smarts, messing with fish thieves, and the myth of the man-eating clam.

The Worst Neighbor on the Block: Genshiro Kawamoto

The eccentric billionaire ends his dramatic reign over Kahala Avenue.

Field Notes: The Khanate of the Golden Horde

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: The Khanate of the Golden Horde.

Ballet Hawaii's Pamela Taylor-Tongg reflects on 'The Nutcracker'

Pamela Taylor-Tongg, artistic director at Ballet Hawaii, reflects on 36 seasons of the Christmas classic, The Nutcracker, and how, when mishaps occur, the Rats are often involved.

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