October 2017

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Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Crafted Beer, Wine and Spirits in Hawai‘i

It’s not just a craft-beer boom anymore: Hawai‘i produces our own wine, vodka, gin, mead and more right here in the Islands. Find out who’s behind it and where to get it.

Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Crafted Spirits in Hawai‘i

Just about every kind of spirit, from rhum agricole to traditional shochu, can be found crafted in the islands.

Drink Local Guide: Here’s What Local Pros are Pairing

Three pros give us the scoop on their favorite local drink pairings.

Forget “Having it All”—Here’s How You Can Overcome Superwoman Syndrome

Ever felt like you’re facing constant pressure to juggle work, family, friends and everything in between—and to do it well? Experts say that unrealistically high standards can lead to greater stress and more health problems.

Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Made Wine and Mead in Hawai‘i

Two wineries on the slopes of Hawai‘i volcanoes are producing small-batch estate wines that keep getting better with age. Plus, two local spots to try one of the oldest alcoholic beverages.

Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Brewed Craft Beer in Honolulu

With a slate of thriving breweries, bustling neighborhood bars, and Island-made beer lining the shelves of local stores, craft beer lovers in Hawai‘i have never had it better.

Drink Local Guide: 10 Locally Brewed Beers to Try Right Now

From two styles of IPA to a Thai peanut ale, these locally brewed beers should be on your must-drink list.

Everything You Need to Know About Legalized Medical Marijuana in Hawai‘i

After 15 months of nail-biting delays—and 17 years after the state decriminalized pot for patients—medical cannabis is finally available for legal sale. Who does it help? How does it work? Is this the crop that will replace sugar? And, if it is, who profits?
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Here's Why You Should See a Doctor About Those Spider Veins

Unsightly spider veins could be a symptom of an underlying health issue. (Sponsored)

Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Crafted Beer, Wine and Spirits in Hawai‘i

It’s not just a craft-beer boom anymore: Hawai‘i produces our own wine, vodka, gin, mead and more right here in the Islands. Find out who’s behind it and where to get it.

Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Crafted Spirits in Hawai‘i

Just about every kind of spirit, from rhum agricole to traditional shochu, can be found crafted in the islands.

Drink Local Guide: Here’s What Local Pros are Pairing

Three pros give us the scoop on their favorite local drink pairings.

Forget “Having it All”—Here’s How You Can Overcome Superwoman Syndrome

Ever felt like you’re facing constant pressure to juggle work, family, friends and everything in between—and to do it well? Experts say that unrealistically high standards can lead to greater stress and more health problems.

Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Made Wine and Mead in Hawai‘i

Two wineries on the slopes of Hawai‘i volcanoes are producing small-batch estate wines that keep getting better with age. Plus, two local spots to try one of the oldest alcoholic beverages.

Don’t Look Now, But Checking Your Phone in a Honolulu Crosswalk Could Cost You

Banning staring at your phone while crossing the street may seem like a no-brainer, but many are wondering if Honolulu doesn’t have better things to focus on—like rail and homelessness.

Quote Unquote: Improv Your Life with “Hawai‘i Five-0” Actress Kimee Balmilero

Kimee Balmilero moved from Kāne‘ohe at 17 to join the national touring company of “Miss Saigon,” before making her way to New York to join the original cast of “Mamma Mia!” then, after years in L.A., returned home to land a growing role on “Hawai‘i Five-0.” She also just got married, to John LeBlanc, “a musician and digital plumber, smart and artsy.” This month, she’s putting on the Hawai‘i Sketch Comedy Festival.

HONOLULU Magazine’s Chef’s Table feat. 7-Eleven Hawaii

Exclusive dishes and wine pairings. (Sponsored)

6 Places That are Making Kaka‘ako the New Foodie Destination for Locals

The food scene in this once-industrial neighborhood gives Chinatown some competition.

Drink Local Guide: Where to Get Locally Brewed Craft Beer in Honolulu

With a slate of thriving breweries, bustling neighborhood bars, and Island-made beer lining the shelves of local stores, craft beer lovers in Hawai‘i have never had it better.

Field Notes: Draw with Local Artists and Illustrators at Comic Jam Hawai‘i

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the artist collective Comic Jam Hawai‘i.

Drink Local Recipe: How to Make a Road to Kunia Cocktail

An exclusive recipe for HONOLULU Magazine.

Drink Local Guide: 10 Locally Brewed Beers to Try Right Now

From two styles of IPA to a Thai peanut ale, these locally brewed beers should be on your must-drink list.

It’s a Paw-ty for Your Pup at the Howl-O-Ween Woof-Tacular & Doggie Escape Room

Hawai‘i Doggie Bakery is hosting the second annual Howl-O-Ween Woof-Tacular & Doggie Escape Room on Oct. 15.

Everything You Need to Know About Legalized Medical Marijuana in Hawai‘i

After 15 months of nail-biting delays—and 17 years after the state decriminalized pot for patients—medical cannabis is finally available for legal sale. Who does it help? How does it work? Is this the crop that will replace sugar? And, if it is, who profits?

Jump-Start Your Holiday Shopping at The Food & New Product Show This Weekend

(Sponsored) Enjoy local eats, Island treats and fall festivities at the Blaisdell.

Afterthoughts: Wall Wrong

How do you solve a problem like graffiti? Not like this.

A Day in the Life of Local Freelance Artist Kim Sielbeck

We love freelance artist Kim Sielbeck’s Seussesque, 3-D paper-garden plants, full-of-life prints and charming wildcat ceramics.

Sip in Style: Chic Glassware That Will Help You Up Your Cup Game

Nowadays, thanks to Instagram, your cup game should be as fun (and as strong) as what’s in your drink. To help you score spirit points and hashtags like #hostesswiththemostess, snag some of the metallic-embellished, cut-glass, skinny-stemmed and fancy-frosted glassware used in our Drink Local feature.

Remembering the Man Who Built the Largest Publishing Empire in the Pacific Rim

In the 1980s, Dave Pellegrin took over a family-run business and grew it to 20-plus publications including HONOLULU Magazine, 90 employees and $10 million in annual revenue by the ’90s. He did it with a dedication to integrity, good journalism and people—those who worked for him and read the magazines. We asked some of them how he made a difference.

Editor’s Page: Keeping It Local

From what we eat and drink to where we work, local matters.

The 8 Best Things To Do in October 2017

What could be spookier than a film fest in a haunted theater or a mummy-themed attraction? Missing out on these events.
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