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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The Worst Neighbor on the Block: Genshiro Kawamoto

The eccentric billionaire ends his dramatic reign over Kahala Avenue.
2014.01.09 07:00 AM

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.
2014.01.08 07:00 AM

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.
2013.12.11 11:37 AM

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.
2013.12.09 10:55 AM

Field Notes: i-Trampoline Hawaii

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Hawaii’s only trampoline park.
2013.12.04 06:00 AM

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

Say goodbye to the Waikiki landmark shopping bazaar.
2013.12.03 06:00 AM

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.
2013.11.19 12:22 PM

Field Notes: Beach Volleyball

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the competitive world of beach volleyball.
2013.11.15 06:00 AM

Where the Sidewalk (Camping) Ends

Honolulu contemplates joining the host of cities where sacking out on the sidewalk is not allowed.
2013.11.07 01:05 PM

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!
2013.10.21 11:20 AM

3 Methods to Deep Relaxation on Oahu

Our senior editor sampled three approaches to deep relaxation. Results were mixed.
2013.10.10 06:00 AM

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.
2013.09.16 06:00 AM
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