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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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.

Hawaii's Greatest TV and Film Extra

The Extra: You may not recognize Teddy Wells, but there’s a good chance you’ve laid eyes on him before. He’s appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows shot in Hawaii.

Field Notes: Trivia Night at Manifest

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Tuesday Trivia Night at Manifest.

Four High-intensity Workouts in Hawaii

With high-intensity workout classes becoming increasingly popular, we sent senior editor David Thompson and design director Erik Ries out to try a few.

Field Notes: Occupy Movement in Hawaii

Field Notes explores Honolulu's vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures.

The Pet Communicator, a cat named Kitty Kitty and Me

HONOLULU Magazine senior editor David Thompson and his cat consult with a pet telepathist.

Pet Pot-purrr-ri: Cool Pet Stuff in Hawaii

Services, splurges and curiosities for the modern four-legged friend—and Other creatures. Plus our consult with a pet telepathist! Plus Plus Tips and reflections of a master dog trainer!

Dressing the Part: Hawaii's Cosplayers

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: The wigged-out world of cosplay.

Best of Honolulu 2013

Honolulu Magazine's 2013 Best of Honolulu winners. Check out the 101 best things Honolulu has to offer from the island's best beer, rum, chocolate and pau hana spot to last-minute gift options.

Kalakaua's Famous Last Words?

We thought we knew Kalakaua’s deathbed words. We were wrong.

Friday Night at the Races

This month: Hawaii Yacht Club’s Beer Can Races

Workplace Secrets in Honolulu

We spoke to people in a wide range of professions—teacher, waxer, gravedigger—to find out the nitty-gritty details of what they do at work, and why.

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