Southwest Presents: Sunset on the Beach
looking forward to September’s movie night on the beach for two reasons: the cooler fall night air and because this month’s movie is Pixar’s Up . Adventurers
Meet the Guardians of the Nēnē Who Are Helping to Save Hawai‘i’s Endangered Bird
On private lands across Hawai‘i, generations of families and ranchers have hosted and cared for the endangered nēnē, playing a key role in bringing our state bird back from the brink of extinction.
Drink Local: National Rum Day August 16 Doesn’t Have to Be Dark and Stormy
Kaua‘i’s Kōloa Rum celebrates a decade of distilling with plans for a new distillery, café and more.
Your Ultimate Guide to Duke’s OceanFest 2019
Celebrate your love for the ocean with surfing dogs, surfboards floating 2 feet above the water and a one-man show dedicated to Duke’s life.
What We Want to Eat at the 2019 Made in Hawai‘i Festival on August 16-18
We went through the full program of food vendors to make our must-have and must-try list of 17 local delectables.
Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: Aug. 8–11, 2019
Watch a broadway classic, learn the aloha shirt’s history, experience all things Korea and more.
Why You’ll Want to be a VIP at the 2019 Hale ‘Aina Awards at ‘Alohilani Resort in Waikīkī
Great food is still on the menu. But the rest of our Best Restaurants celebration has changed.
The Sacred History of Maunakea
As protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope on the Big Island stretch into a fourth week, we look at the history of the summit.
Try to Grab One of the Six Seats at This Sushi Speakeasy in Kailua
A secret sushi bar, by the owner of shuttered Kohnotori, comes to Kailua disguised as a coffee shop.
Remembering Rap: A New Book Tells the Story of Hawai‘i Humorist Rap Reiplinger
The book shines a light on the man behind the laughs through untold stories of his success and struggles, as well as news that state officials reopened an investigation into his mysterious death.
Expanding Tastes: Roy Yamaguchi is Cooking for the Kailua Community at Goen Dining + Bar
It would be perfectly poetic to say that the local chef’s newest restaurant, Goen, which opened last fall, conjures the past just as Kailua’s developers are erasing it.
Expanding Tastes: What You Should Order at Rangoon Burmese Kitchen in Chinatown
Explore tribe dishes and other traditional tastes from Myanmar.
First Look: La Vie at the Ritz Carlton Waikīkī
Dusty Grable and Shaymus Alwin lead the crew at a new, modern-French restaurant.
The 11 Best Events on O‘ahu in August 2019
Cap off the end of summer with two ethnic festivals, a new production of an oldie but goodie and a bunch of local journalists poking fun at news in the Islands.
62 Thoughts We Had While Watching Jo Koy’s Netflix Special, “Comin’ In Hot”
And you’ll want to hear his made-up falsetto songs, or just watch him walk in slippers.
Off the Wall
2019 Hale ‘Aina Award winner: • Finalist in Best Beer Program
Con-fused About Hawai‘i’s Pop Culture and Comic Conventions?
Here’s a guide to help you sort through the events this year.
11 Restaurant Openings and 3 Closures on O‘ahu
A monthly update on new arrivals (including Texas barbecue and Spanish-Italian by way of Japan) and what’s gone (Watanabe Bakery).
Open for Fitness: How Do You Do Yoga on a Horse? We Found Out at Turtle Bay Resort’s HorSea Yoga
Katrina was thrilled about this mane event. Stacey thought it was going to be a nightmare. Read on to see how everything turned out.
Swimming With the Sharks in Hale‘iwa With North Shore Shark Adventures
Don’t let the tourists have all the fun.