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 Hawaii chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

  

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Where the Sidewalk (Camping) Ends

Honolulu contemplates joining the host of cities where sacking out on the sidewalk is not allowed.

Honolulu: Are you prepared for hurricanes, nukes, quakes and tsunamis?

This October we urge you to get ready for hurricanes, nukes, quakes, tsunamis, asteroids and more!

3 Methods to Deep Relaxation on Oahu

Our senior editor sampled three approaches to deep relaxation. Results were mixed.

Field Notes: Word of Life Christian Center

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Word of Life Christian Center and its gospel of prosperity.

UH Sports 2013: Go Bows!

Inside: Our UH Football Round-up

Honolulu's Barbershop Quartets

Honolulu’s barbershop quartets belt out the four-part harmonies.

An Inside Look at Larry Ellison's Lanai

Tech billionaire Larry Ellison has set out to transform the Pineapple Isle into a “laboratory for sustainability.” How does Lanai feel about that?

Field Notes: A Koko Crater Experience

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Koko Crater Trail.

Buddhism in Hawaii: Fading Tradition

This summer, Japanese Buddhist temples across the Islands are lit with lanterns and abuzz with bon dancers. But the sad fact is these temples are otherwise in trouble.

Field Notes: Hawaii's BMX riders playing in the dirt

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Sandbox BMX races.

Walmart’s going where?

A new Walmart in downtown Honolulu would bring the total number of Walmart stores in Hawaii to 10.

How to Fix Hawaii's Doctor Shortage

Hawaii has hundreds fewer physicians than it needs, particularly in primary care. Here's what's being done to fix the growing shortage.

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