February 2016

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The Story of How Singer-Songwriter Arlo Guthrie Owed Me 50 Cents Over a Bet

A ramblin’ road or an adventure that started with a bet with singer Arlo Guthrie over a pinball game in Missouri, then ricocheted through the decades to Kailua-Kona and Honolulu.

9 Tips to Avoid a Scary Shark Attack in Hawai‘i

Stay safe while you enjoy the beautiful blue Pacific.

Will Killing Sharks Finally Stop Hawai‘i’s Epidemic of Attacks?

Shark attacks spiked 56 percent over the past four years. Folks on O‘ahu and the Neighbor Islands are nervously asking why. HONOLULU dives deep to find out what’s going on, and what’s different, this time around.

The Unlikely Story of How the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra Came Back to Life

Five years after declaring bankruptcy, the newly renamed Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra is not only on budget, it’s traveling to perform on the Neighbor Islands again, hosting internationally renowned guest musicians and attracting new audiences. What happened?
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Enter to Win a VIP Concert Experience to Taimane’s Hawai‘i Theatre Debut

HONOLULU Magazine takes you to the front row and beyond for Taimane’s debut concert at the Hawai‘i Theatre on Friday, March 25.

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s Past–February Edition

A look back at Honolulu from February 1931 to 1986. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

Samudra Swimwear Debuts With a Splash

Suit on up, the water’s fine.

A New Chef de Cuisine at Chef Mavro Restaurant is Stirring Things Up

Mavro is one of Hawai‘i’s most singular chefs. But when you’ve got French Laundry veteran Jonathan Mizukami as your new chef de cuisine, things are bound to change.

A New Dating App Helps You Find Your Perfect Match

(Sponsored) This new app lives in the moment and bases your matches on common traits such as shared frequented locations.

Weekend Getaway: Relax at the Sheraton Waikīkī

(Sponsored) Spend a weekend at the Sheraton Waikīkī.

Enter For Your Chance to Win a $1,000 Private Shopping Experience at Max Mara

(Sponsored) Attend an exclusive event at Max Mara Waikīkī on Feb. 10.

Afterthoughts: Give me the Regular

In praise of the neighborhood spot.

Da Meter: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Honolulu

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

Quote Unquote: Meet Nā‘ālehu Anthony, Hōkūle‘a’s Storyteller

Nā‘ālehu Anthony goes on long journeys to document the Hōkūle‘a.

Is Maui’s Pe‘ahi Challenge Replacing the Eddie?

A big-wave contest at Pe‘ahi takes on the Eddie Aikau, which hasn’t been held since 2009.

Good Recipes for a Great Cause

(Sponsored) Proceeds from the HouseMart Eats cookbook benefit United Way.

Thousands of Volunteers Work Together to Fix Pani Ka Puka

Fixing a fishpond is a team effort.

Editor’s Page: Navigating

The journey counts.

The 8 Best Things to Do in February 2016

Sure, Mardi Gras takes place this month, but so do swoon-worthy performances, the city’s favorite carnival and a messy obstacle race.
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