June 2018

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Most Valuable Pūpū: 5 Fully Loaded Fries to Try in Honolulu Right Now

The undisputed pau hana staple, fries are perfect with cold beer, cocktails and the latest gossip. Here are some of our favorites, upgraded and fully loaded. Plus, three notable alternatives to fries.

40 Local Dishes and Drinks That Put the Pow in Pau Hana

Remix your pau hana with these better-than-basic dishes.

11 Honolulu Happy Hours for Every Occasion

These pau hana spots take happy hours to the next level.

Why Some Hawai‘i Kūpuna are Pursuing New Careers Later in Life

As many older Americans draw the curtains on their first careers, they are finding ways to open new ones and start fresh. Second acts, also known as encore careers, are becoming increasingly popular as more seniors in the Islands pursue new experiences to make a difference in their communities and in their lives.

How Hawai‘i Comedians Are Using Social Media to Cash in on Local Culture

Viral videos and digital memes are the latest social media trend, delivering humorous skits and sketches straight to smartphones and tablets. Some comedians hope local kine videos lead to careers with real incomes.
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This Local Boutique Lets You Travel Across the Globe Without Leaving Hawai‘i

Set course for this Kaka‘ako fashion destination.

Goodwill Goes GLAM! Returns with Hawai‘i’s Biggest Secondhand Pop-Up

(Sponsored) Goodwill Hawai‘i’s seventh annual fundraiser takes place July 19 through 22 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

Kailua’s Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Temporarily Spared from Demolition

Kailua landowner slows its roll on Pali Lanes demolition proposal.

Local Chef Roy Yamaguchi Remembers His Friend and Fellow Chef Colin Nishida

Our 2018 Restaurateur of the Year passed away in February. Here, chef Roy Yamaguchi remembers the man known as much for his humble humor as his food.

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

A look back at Honolulu from 1948 to 2003. Stories taken from the archives of the Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

Field Notes: Love Hiking? Join the Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club.

Mangoes at the Moana Celebrates a Sweet 10 Years

(Sponsored) The summer event marks its 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 14, with a first-ever sunset celebration.

Most Valuable Pūpū: 5 Fully Loaded Fries to Try in Honolulu Right Now

The undisputed pau hana staple, fries are perfect with cold beer, cocktails and the latest gossip. Here are some of our favorites, upgraded and fully loaded. Plus, three notable alternatives to fries.

Meet the Man Who Is Restoring Native Plants to Hawai‘i’s Urban Spaces

Hui Kū Maoli Ola is bringing back native habitats that once thrived across the islands.

Food Trucks Used to Be Everywhere in Hawai‘i—Where Did They All Go?

O‘ahu’s food truck scene is better than ever.

6 Reasons Why Herringbone is Hawai‘i’s Best New Restaurant

(Sponsored) Why you should vote for Herringbone in the 2019 Hale ‘Aina Awards.

40 Local Dishes and Drinks That Put the Pow in Pau Hana

Remix your pau hana with these better-than-basic dishes.

See Grammy Award-Winning Artist Melissa Manchester Live at The Royal Hawaiian

(Sponsored) Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester makes her return to the historic Monarch Room at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, on Sunday, June 24.

Why Michel’s at the Colony Surf is the Most Romantic Restaurant in Hawai‘i

(Sponsored) Vote Michel’s at the Colony Surf as Most Romantic in HONOLULU Magazine’s Annual Hale ‘Aina Awards.

Take Your Pau Hana to the Next Level with this Charcuterie Board from Square Barrels

We dissect a typical charcuterie board so you don’t have to figure it out on your own.

Trend Alert: Here’s Where You Can Get Mocktails and Slushies in Honolulu

Drinks for when you don’t wanna get tipsy.

11 Honolulu Happy Hours for Every Occasion

These pau hana spots take happy hours to the next level.

Why Some Hawai‘i Kūpuna are Pursuing New Careers Later in Life

As many older Americans draw the curtains on their first careers, they are finding ways to open new ones and start fresh. Second acts, also known as encore careers, are becoming increasingly popular as more seniors in the Islands pursue new experiences to make a difference in their communities and in their lives.

Brighten Your Wardrobe with Pantone-Inspired Looks from Local Designers

Cherry Tomato. Chili Oil. Lime Punch. Whole Foods receipt? Or Pantone’s summer palette? If you guessed the latter, you’re correct. This season’s colors are definitely fresh and vibrant, like an ‘ahi poke salad, and there’s a bonus: Most of this current crop is cooked up by local designers.

How Hawai‘i Comedians Are Using Social Media to Cash in on Local Culture

Viral videos and digital memes are the latest social media trend, delivering humorous skits and sketches straight to smartphones and tablets. Some comedians hope local kine videos lead to careers with real incomes.

Afterthoughts: Death Becomes Me

My morbid fascination continues with an unsettling art exhibit.

Editor’s Page: A Work in Progress

A note for job applicants: Please don’t call me “Mr. Young.”

June 2018: Table of Contents

Quote Unquote: Meet the Man Making a Move Toward a More Sustainable Hawai‘i

Josh Stanbro developed a love for the land growing up on his family’s 80-acre apple farm in Northern California. His affinity for the environment grew when he spent months on an escort boat accompanying voyaging canoe “Te Aurere” to the Cook Islands right out of college. After working for The Trust for Public Land and the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, Stanbro, 46, was tapped last year to serve as chief resilience officer and executive director of the city’s new Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency.

Swing Back to 1945 with this Local World War II Film

“Last Taxi Dance” reignites the sexual and racial tensions of the last days of World War II in Honolulu—while celebrating Hawai‘i’s filmmaking community.

The 8 Best Things to Do in June 2018

Bless your pets, meet your neighbors and kick off the season with Hawai‘i’s favorite summer fruit.
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