Michael Keany

Managing editor Michael Keany graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a degree in journalism, and has been writing and editing for HONOLULU Magazine since 2004.

Stories by Michael

Tourists Rate Hawaii One-Star on Yelp: Here’s Why

Tourists have mixed feelings about Hawaii’s iconic destinations. Here’s what they’re saying on Yelp about Iolani Palace, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Lanikai Beach.

23 Outdoor Hawaii Adventures to Enjoy Now

Hawaii is a beautiful place. Don’t let tourists have all the fun.

New Smithsonian Exhibit Explores “Hawaii by Air”

A new Hawaii aviation exhibit opens at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in the nation’s capital.

We’re Pumped! Neglected Kakaako Pumping Station Gets T.L.C.

A historic but neglected local building finally gets a new tenant.

Afterthoughts: Brain Gain

Making the most of Hawaii’s ever-growing ex-pat network.

New Honolulu Museum of Art Exhibition: Art Deco in Paradise

Think you know your local art? A new Honolulu Museum of Art exhibition may surprise you. Turns out that, in the years between the World Wars, Hawaii was a hotbed of modernist art.

New Monthly Outdoor Movie Series to Showcase HIFF Curated Films

First up: an indie documentary on surfing.

Afterthoughts: That Guy

Biking, I love you, but you’re bringing me down.

Afterthoughts: The Little Details

These days, handmade signage is the exception rather than the rule.

From Our Files: April

In 1888, King Kalakaua issued a royal charter, commissioning a magazine. Then titled Paradise of the Pacific, this publication became HONOLULU Magazine, making it the oldest magazine west of the Mississippi.

Afterthoughts: Striking A Chord

When does a rant turn into something more?

Afterthoughts: Scenes from the Polar Vortex

Hawaii fails to handle.

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