Michael Keany

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

Stories by Michael

Pick Your Own Hawai‘i-Grown Pumpkin at Aloun Farms

It’s pumpkin patch time.

Reviving the Tiki Tradition: The 14 Best Tiki Bars on O‘ahu

As a ticky tacky tropical sensation, tiki culture is bigger than Hawai‘i. But, c’mon, what better place to enjoy a fruity, colorful rum cocktail than the Islands? Here, we find the best tiki drinking to be found in Honolulu.

When Did Aloha Shirts Get So Cool?

Gone are the days of old fuddy-duddy aloha shirts. Local designers like Reyn Spooner, Roberta Oaks Power, Sig and Kūha‘o Zane have made the aloha shirt look cool.

The Joy of Rediscovering a Piece of Your Teenage Years

On reviving a passion from your younger days.

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.

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