Choose from a hundred free, ethically sourced guided tours thanks to Native Stories. The app’s gone global and adds Japanese-language programming this fall. (And did we mention that we love it?)
Since the Polynesian Cultural Center opened in 1963, some 38 million people have visited. But early on, many considered the concept outlandish, as HONOLULU Magazine reminded them a few years later.
With tensions running high and a weeks-long standoff now stretching into its third month, no one seems to be able to predict what will happen next on Maunakea. Will the state or the protectors back down? Or will the Thirty Meter Telescope bow out? We take a look at where things stand and how we got here.
A look back at Honolulu from 1948 to 2003. Stories taken from the archives of the Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.
One day in May, Hawai‘i drivers started going through the Ko‘olau mountain range to Kailua, instead of over it.
Here we see how the other half lived on vacation—sometimes breaking the law in style—and even, in one instance, dying.
Cultural practitioners from ʻĪlioʻulaokalani Coalition, including six hālau hula, and people from across Oʻahu gathered at ‘Iolani Palace.
As protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope on the Big Island stretch into a fourth week, we look at the history of the summit.
A modern state building was in the works. But a quiet coral-block barracks stood in its way.
The word has a new note next to it on Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, thanks, in part, to an email from a local writer.
It’s time to celebrate the vibrant culture of one of Honolulu’s most historic and diverse neighborhoods at the Mōʻiliʻili Summer Fest. Here’s everything you need to know about the 8th annual event.
The advent of Honolulu’s new, technologically advanced fleet of Twin Coach buses signaled a new era in the city’s rapid transit system.
When he’s not coordinating the Honolulu City Lights annual holiday wreath contest or dressing up for historical re-enactments, Tory Laitila is responsible for helping manage the city’s art collection.
The 2019 obon season is here, time to dance!
Mana Magazine explored Hawaiian cultural traditions through modern icons.