Don Wallace

Don Wallace is the author of four books and has written for The New York Times, Harper’s, The Surfer’s Journal, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Wine Spectator, among others. His latest book is The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village that Restored Them All. He also wrote the documentary film Those Who Came Before: The Musical Journey of Eddie Kamae. He is HONOLULU Magazine’s senior editor.

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Native Hawaiians Are Taking Ownership of Indigenous Sites and Stories With a New App

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?)
2019.11.11 05:57 PM

The Ultimate Lost Surf Film Footage Comes to Light at HIFF’s Screening of “Lost and Found: The Film Archives of Greg Noll”

A single screening November 9 at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Q&A with Noll, should be a highlight of the festival—for surfers and also those who can’t get enough of vintage Hawai‘i in the early 1950s.
2019.11.07 06:44 PM

From Now Until Friday, Alaska Airlines is Selling Tickets Discounted by the Size of the Surf in Hawai‘i

12-foot waves get you 15% off, but you have to buy from Nov. 4 to 8 for flights through Nov. 20. The deal is based on Surfline.com forecasts.
2019.11.05 10:33 AM

We Tried Every Sandwich on the Menu at Earl Kaka‘ako and Ranked Them

We ate 10 hearty sandwiches in one sitting and played favorites.
2019.10.30 03:37 PM

The Hawai‘i Writer’s Life

Yes, lucky we live Hawai‘i, the only state with its own regional literature. But, lately, it’s only gotten harder to make a go of it for our diverse, dedicated and ink-stained scribbling class.
2019.10.25 03:47 PM

The 15 Best Things To Do This Week

Pumpkin patches, rocking the Stan Sheriff and eating street meat like an O.G. are on tap this weekend.
2019.10.16 03:53 PM

Best of Honolulu 2019

Discover all the 2019 Best of Honolulu winners—both editorial and reader picks.
2019.10.14 03:56 PM

Silly, Spooky and Scary Movies and TV Shows to Stream Online

Between countless costume contests, themed cocktails, haunted houses and street parties, we’re happily planning on spending some of our October nights in while streaming something spooky online.
2019.10.08 07:00 AM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best Services on O‘ahu

The 47 editorial and reader picks for the places in Honolulu that make our lives just a bit easier.
2019.10.02 06:00 PM

11 Things Locals Need to Know About 2020’s First-Ever Olympic Surf Competition at the Tokyo Games

Until last weekend the Olympics looked promising for Hawai‘i’s surfing contingent, with four local hopefuls.
2019.09.27 05:25 PM

Dear Writers I Interviewed For This Article ...

Don’t hate me. Oh, go ahead. Hate me.
2019.09.16 04:13 PM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best of Fitness and Outdoor on O‘ahu

The 9 editorial and reader picks for the best ways to get out and active.
2019.09.03 12:54 PM
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