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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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.

Whale entanglement season is upon us

It's whale watching season in Hawaii, which, unfortunately, also means it's whale stranding and entanglement season, too.

Field Notes: Game Night

Field Notes explores Honolulu's vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Fantasy Game Night at Ward Warehouse.

Bad Company: The final days of Baron Dorcy, Maui Millionaire

The bizarre story behind the death of Maui's ultimate trustafarian.

The Everything Guide to Surfing

Here's how Hawaii surfs now.

Field Notes: Ladies Bowl Free

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Her Way Thursdays at Aiea Bowl.

911 for the Life Aquatic: Hawaii’s Marine Mammal Response Network

For dolphins, whales or seals in bad situations, Hawaii’s Marine Mammal Response Network knows just what to do.

Field Notes: Gripes and Grievances at the Waikiki Neighborhood Board

Field Notes takes inside looks at the scenes and subcultures of Honolulu. This month: the Waikiki Neighborhood Board.

The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century

Here are HONOLULU Magazine's 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century.

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