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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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.

Barack Obama is Back!

After five consecutive Hawaii vacations, President Barack Obama is expected to travel back to Oahu with his family this month once again. Here’s what to expect.

Field Notes: i-Trampoline Hawaii

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Hawaii’s only trampoline park.

The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Waikiki's International Market Place

Say goodbye to the Waikiki landmark shopping bazaar.

Reasons We Love Honolulu

Sure, we're lucky to live in Hawaii, but if you live on Oahu, there's so much more to the place than sunsets and beaches. From paiai delivered, to cool aloha wear, from Dave Shoji to gay marriage, here's why we're so fortunate to live in this city.

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