Jayna Omaye

Jayna OmayeJayna Omaye joined HONOLULU Magazine as a staff writer after working as a newspaper reporter in Hawai‘i and Orlando. Born and raised on O‘ahu, she earned her master’s degree from Northwestern University and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, both in journalism. Jayna grew up writing and dancing hula, and spent most of her adult life traveling and exploring the Mainland and abroad. She is happy to be home working as a journalist. 

 

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Celebrate Architecture Month in April with These Free Honolulu Events

Sign up for a one-time walking tour, a special photography workshop and a free behind-the-scenes look at the world of local architecture.
2018.04.05 01:47 PM

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

A look back at Honolulu from March 1923 to 2013. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2018.03.08 08:55 AM

Hawai‘i Residents Develop Apps to Aid People Who Are Deaf and Blind

Both mobile phone programs, MyEar and UniDescription, are available for download in the App Store.
2018.03.06 08:55 AM

Our Waikīkī: What It’s Really Like for Locals Living in O‘ahu’s Iconic Community

People from all walks of life congregate in Waikīkī. Their stories reflect the community’s often colorful characteristics and depict what living local in Waikīkī means.
2018.02.23 08:55 AM

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

A look back at Honolulu from February 1933 to 2013. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2018.02.15 08:55 AM

Our Waikīkī: Living Local in O‘ahu’s Most Famous Neighborhood

Waikīkī is much more than a tourist destination and faces the same challenges of other urban neighborhoods on O‘ahu. It has public schools, family-run restaurants, places people call home. Here are their stories.
2018.02.12 04:08 PM

10 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day With Your Gal Pals in Honolulu

Because it’s only the best day of the year.
2018.02.12 02:15 PM

5 Desserts Fit For a Dairy-Free Diet in Honolulu

To mark Lactose Intolerance Awareness Month in February, try these 5 nondairy desserts.
2018.02.02 09:30 AM

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

A look back at Honolulu from January 1948 to 2008. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
2018.01.11 05:08 PM

You Can Now Keep Track of Water-Quality Conditions at Hawai‘i Beaches

New state website provides up-to-date information on water-quality conditions at beaches.
2018.01.05 11:38 AM

These Colorful Specialty License Plates Raise Money for Hawai‘i National Parks

Ten thousand specialty plates depicting Haleakalā National Park and Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park were released in August.
2018.01.03 09:40 AM

5 Important Laws That Go into Effect in 2018 That You Should Know About

A new year means a new set of laws. Here’s a roundup of some of the major city laws (and one state law) that will go into effect in the New Year.
2018.01.01 08:55 AM
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