May 2018

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50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime

Need something to read—or hand to someone who does? Here’s HONOLULU’s first-ever list of the most iconic, trenchant and irresistible Island books, as voted by a panel of literary community luminaries.

Behind the Scenes: How Hawai‘i’s Fine Dining Hotel Restaurants Feed the Masses

How hotels manage to balance quality with quantity.

9 Greatest Honolulu Homes

Stunning, historic, extraordinary. HONOLULU Magazine asked a diverse group to help us choose the greatest houses on O‘ahu. Join us as we look inside nine notable head-turning homes.
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Join the #OnoRevolution at EAT THINK DRINK

(Sponsored) Unlimited food, bottomless drinks and endless conversation, June 19 at The Modern Honolulu.

Summer Giveaway: Enter to Win a Thousand Dollars in Gift Certificates

We’re giving one lucky winner $1,000 worth of gift certificates to places that include Herringbone Waikīkī, Prima Hawai‘i, W Salon and tons more. Enter today!

The Best Real Estate Professionals in Hawai‘i 2018

Buying a home in Hawai‘i might be the biggest investment you’ll ever make. Get expert help from the top agents and brokers listed here.

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

A look back at Honolulu from May 1933 to 2008. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

Need New Bright, Bold Office Décor? Say No More!

Brighten up your work space with these fun little additions.

Bitchin’ Shades: 6 Sunglasses That Are So Fetch

The dog days of summer are upon us, so we rounded up stylish locally designed (human) sunnies to help you protect your peepers. And yes, they’re on pooches. Why? ’Cause these wags have serious swag.

50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime

Need something to read—or hand to someone who does? Here’s HONOLULU’s first-ever list of the most iconic, trenchant and irresistible Island books, as voted by a panel of literary community luminaries.

Roll of Honor: The Next 37 Titles on Our List of 50 Essential Hawai‘i Books

The voting was close enough we’re recognizing books that just missed making the list, as well as plays and guidebooks that our judges suggested. More to read this summer—and all year.

The Fine Print: How We Chose the 50 Essential Hawai‘i Books

What defines greatness? What matters most to us today? What will people actually (really) read? Those were some of the questions we faced while winnowing HONOLULU’s first-ever list of books every Islander should know, if not own.

Having Our Say: Two Gen X Writers on Their Essential Hawai‘i Books

Acclaimed poet Christy Passion and Kristiana Kahakauwila, author of short stories and a forthcoming novel, celebrate their literary communities and personal favorites.

Afterthoughts: The Regulars

Riding the bus has its perks.

Mu‘umu‘u Month! It’s a Thing Now

New mom, therapist and now mu‘umu‘u maven, Christy Werner is leading a movement that spreads aloha in a fun, vibrant way.

Behind the Scenes: How Hawai‘i’s Fine Dining Hotel Restaurants Feed the Masses

How hotels manage to balance quality with quantity.

A Day Through the Lens of Local Fashion and Travel Photographer Tommy Shih

From exotic and eclectic to engaging and exquisite, the images local boy Tommy Shih captures are nothing short of amazing.

This is Real(tor) Life: Wacky and Funny Stories From Hawai‘i’s Real-Estate Agents

Messy monks, high-flying dogs and risqué parties—eight Hawai‘i real-estate agents share their most memorable stories.

Young Skateboarders Roll Out Efforts to Upgrade O‘ahu’s Skate Parks

How two groups of young skateboarders took matters into their own hands.

Field Notes: This Local Steampunk Group is Bringing Victorian-Era Fiction to Life

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Steampunk Hawai‘i.

9 Greatest Honolulu Homes

Stunning, historic, extraordinary. HONOLULU Magazine asked a diverse group to help us choose the greatest houses on O‘ahu. Join us as we look inside nine notable head-turning homes.

Meet Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs at the 2018 #galswithLEI Forum

(Sponsored) The East-West Center’s annual forum takes place on Thursday, May 17.

Quote Unquote: Mililani Quarterback McKenzie Milton is an East Coast MVP

Mililani High football star McKenzie Milton gained nationwide attention as the quarterback for the undefeated University of Central Florida Knights, who won the Peach Bowl in January. Born at Wahiawā General Hospital, he’s 5 feet 11 inches, 185 pounds and a sophomore, the youngest of four boys who learned the art of friendly competition early.

Editor’s Page: House Rules

Why I’m still apologizing to my real estate agent.

This Flower Show Showcases Botanical Jewelry, Stunning Flowers and a Tree

Celebrate plants, fabulous floral design and a gardener named May.

Publisher’s Page: Booked Up

Filling your time—and shelves—with books is a longtime HONOLULU habit.

May 2018: Table of Contents

The 8 Best Things to Do in May 2018

Meet award-winning authors, catch candy from a remote-controlled plane, solve a murder mystery and more.
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