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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The 6 Best Hot Dogs on O‘ahu

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day (Wednesday, July 17) with our team’s top dogs, from a super cheap combo to extravagant toppings and fillings.
2019.07.15 05:23 PM

Kaimukī’s Earl Sandwich Launches in Kaka‘ako With a New Menu—and Brunch

Don’t miss the crispy hot Nashville chicken po’boy, the short rib torta on crunchy pickled carrot strings or the shrimp toast. On Sundays score the $10 overloaded brunch burger and fried chicken doughnut.
2019.06.17 03:37 PM

Towers of Power: We Try These Madly, Truly, Romantic Seafood Towers

Who has the best seafood tower on O‘ahu?
2019.06.13 05:13 PM

Your Guide to ‘Ono Meals and Killer Deals in Honolulu

Good food doesn’t have to cost a lot.
2019.06.06 05:45 PM

The 12 Best Meaty and Meatless Burgers on O‘ahu

From Punahou Carnival to Hale ‘Aina-winning restaurants, here are our team’s top spots to pile on the patties.
2019.05.28 03:35 PM

8 New Treats to Try at the KCC Farmers Market This Summer

Come for the healthy greens and fruit, then linger over more recent arrivals—ube and taro tarts, macadamia nut soft serve, honey slushies and sausage sushi.
2019.05.24 02:54 PM

Meatballs, Dorms and Line Dancing—What the Hell’s Up With Aloha Tower?

Hawai‘i Pacific University’s move to Aloha Tower Marketplace and Waterfront and Pioneer plazas is a real cliffhanger. What’s next?
2019.05.20 04:00 PM

Did Honolulu Just Have Its First-Ever Shark Attack?

The incident off Diamond Head involved a surfer, a shark and one terrifying minute. But does it break the 150-year kapu that has kept the Waikīkī shores unbloodied?
2019.05.16 05:36 PM

Get Your Film Festival Fix With These 9 Movies and Documentaries

Get off the sofa. Spice up your tired life. Check these breakouts from Sundance, Japan, China, Vietnam and more at the Hawai‘i International Film Festival April 5—14.
2019.04.03 01:56 PM

Book-Lovers All Over America Can’t Get Enough of Hawai‘i’s New Genre Writers

These aren’t your grandmother’s romances, kid sister’s sword-and-buckler fantasies or Michener middlebrows.
2019.04.01 06:09 PM

Buyers Claim 49 Dollar Fares as Southwest Airlines Jump-Starts First Routes to Hawai‘i

“Party flight!” But are there any seats for the rest of us?
2019.03.04 06:19 PM

36 Gourmet Comfort Food Dishes in Hawai‘i That’ll Warm Your Heart and Soul

Comfort food might be indulgent, but it connects us to family, traditions, cultures. Here are some of our favorites, elevated, but still reminding us of when life was simpler and calories didn’t exist.
2019.02.26 04:17 PM
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