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The Worst Neighbor on the Block: Genshiro Kawamoto

The Worst Neighbor on the Block: Genshiro Kawamoto

The eccentric billionaire ends his dramatic reign over Kahala Avenue.

January 2014
The Gender Gap: Hawaii Women Still Earning Less Than Men

The Gender Gap: Hawaii Women Still Earning Less Than Men

Some Hawaii jobs pay more than others, sure, but even in fields that employ mostly women, men still usually receive higher salaries.

January 2014
Hawaii's First Same-Sex Couples Tie Knot

Hawaii's First Same-Sex Couples Tie Knot

You may now kiss the groom.

January 2014
The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Waikiki's International Marketplace

The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Waikiki's International Marketplace

Say goodbye to the Waikiki landmark shopping bazaar.

December 2013
Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

The Historic Hawaii Foundation, the state Historic Preservation Division and HONOLULU Magazine compile an annual list of some of our state's most endangered sites.

November 2013
Hawaiian Language: Dead or Alive?

Hawaiian Language: Dead or Alive?

Thousands more young people today speak Olelo Hawaii (Hawaiian language) than did their counterparts 30 years ago. Or at least they’re schooled in it. But is that enough to revive a language?

November 2013
A new Honolulu charter school teaches sustainability

A new Honolulu charter school teaches sustainability

A new Kaimuki research-driven charter school, called SEEQS, gets students outside of the class, solving real-world issues.

September 2013
From the Mountain to the Sea: Saving the Heeia Ahupuaa

From the Mountain to the Sea: Saving the Heeia Ahupuaa

Today, three Native Hawaiian-led organizations and thousands of volunteers are at the forefront of efforts to restore an ahupuaa neighboring Kaneohe to its ancient functions—with lessons for the future.

June 2013
Kailua Beach Park: The Anti-Waikiki

Kailua Beach Park: The Anti-Waikiki

The Windward Side has been mushrooming with tourism, but no one wanted it to turn into another Waikiki.

June 2013
How to Fix Hawaii's Doctor Shortage

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.

June 2013