Katrina Valcourt

Katrina ValcourtKatrina Valcourt came onboard the HONOLULU team as assistant managing editor after Honolulu Weekly, where she was the managing/calendar editor, unexpectedly bit the dust in 2013. Before that, she worked as a video production assistant, studied abroad in Berlin and Florence, and graduated from UH with a major in communication and a minor in English. She’s originally from a teeny town called 100 Mile House in British Columbia, Canada, but she hasn’t been in a snowball fight since 1995. She is now the managing editor of HONOLULU and likes to sew sock squids.

  

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Stories by Katrina

We Tried It: Liliko‘i, Pineapple and Java Plum Mead from Mānoa Honey Co.

The Wahiawā-based company is officially in the mead business, with a limited collab available for Father’s Day.
2020.06.17 02:05 PM

The Ultimate Guide to Two Hawai‘i Alcohol Producers: Kō Hana Distillers and Hana Koa Brewing Co.

The two local alcohol producers walked into a bar, and we haven’t been able to keep them straight since.
2020.06.10 03:30 PM

The 8 Best Things to Do This Week in Honolulu

Learn to cook Filipino dishes, hear a queen’s songs reimagined, celebrate the ocean and ask a star volleyball player your questions.
2020.06.10 07:00 AM

How a Global Pandemic Connected us More Than Ever

My new normal.
2020.06.05 05:27 PM

Date Ideas When You’re Quarantined Separately

Here are some suggestions for creative ways to get to know one another and develop a relationship without ever being in the same room.
2020.05.29 09:14 PM

11 Chefs Dish on Their Go-To Orders Around Hawai‘i

It’s not always late-night ramen and leftover mac and cheese after a long shift.
2020.05.29 03:49 PM

Here’s What’s Opening Next in Honolulu

Beauty salons, skate parks, dog parks, the Honolulu Zoo, Wet’N’Wild Hawai‘i and more have all set opening dates based on Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s latest Restore Honolulu order.
2020.05.28 08:05 PM

We Worked Out Together at Home with Ward Village’s Boot Camp Class

We decided to shelter-in-shape and tuned in separately to a live boot camp class on Ward’s Instagram, taught by Mike Sapp Fitness. Not gonna lie, one of us wanted to drop the Mike and leave.
2020.05.18 08:57 PM

What’s Reopening This Week: Outdoor Sports Fields and Courts, Retail Businesses and Drive-In Services

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell outlines the next phase of reopening the city in his Ho‘oulu i Honolulu, or “Restore Honolulu,” order, which has been extended through June 30.
2020.05.14 05:34 PM

The 8 Best Things to Do at Home This Weekend

Finish a fun run, unleash your creative side with a virtual paint party, learn about the history of civic engagement in Hawai‘i and tune in to a HiSAM From Home workshop.
2020.05.13 06:59 AM

8 Hawai‘i Businesses I Wish We Could Gift to the Mainland

Chain reaction.
2020.05.06 07:00 AM

3 We Tried: In Search of the Best Smash Burger in Honolulu

If burger’s the name and smashing’s the game, we’re there, with empty stomachs and high expectations.
2020.05.05 07:38 PM
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