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 New Reality of Vog and What We Can Do About It

With the recent unprecedented volcanic emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency has stepped in on the Big Island with measures appropriate for a major toxic event. If it’s that serious there, what’s in store for O‘ahu? We take a deep breath and examine the new reality of vog—and what we can do about it.
2018.08.31 06:11 PM

8 Places You Can Mai Tai One On This Weekend on O‘ahu​​

It’s the best way to properly toast Kona’s 10th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival while staying home here in Honolulu.
2018.08.17 05:49 PM

Watch 1944 Chinatown Come Dangerously to Life at the “Last Taxi Dance” Premiere

Head to the Hawai‘i Theatre Center on Aug. 23 to support your local filmmaking community, then head across the street for a dance party.
2018.08.16 04:23 PM

Is Aloha Poke Co. Stealing Hawai‘i Culture?

A Chicago store trademarked “Aloha Poke” and is threatening Island businesses. Can Native Hawaiians (and the rest of us) get it back?
2018.08.07 05:10 PM

Dust Off Your Broomsticks! Quidditch Could Be Coming to the Hawaiʻi Convention Center

Buying portable million-dollar floors suitable for sports was a gamble for the Hawai‘i Convention Center. But it’s opened up a new international market for volleyball, basketball, indoor soccer—even Harry Potter’s favorite sport.
2018.07.31 08:00 AM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Family

The 5 editorial and reader picks for the best for you and your ʻohana.
2018.07.30 09:12 AM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Home

These editorial and reader picks will make your home picture perfect.
2018.07.27 09:00 AM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Food

26 editorial and reader picks for the tastiest food in town.
2018.07.26 09:00 AM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Services

The 9 editorial and reader picks for the places in Honolulu that make our lives just a bit easier.
2018.07.25 11:57 AM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Fitness and Outdoor

The 6 editorial and reader picks for the best ways to get out and active.
2018.07.24 11:23 AM

International All-Wahine Polo Clubs Battle Breast Cancer with Susan G. Komen Hawai‘i

The 18th Annual Wahine Challenge at the Waimānalo Polo Field on Sunday, July 29, features dishes by "Food Network Star" chef Amy Pottinger, a silent auction and lots of thundering hooves—all while helping fight breast cancer.
2018.07.23 06:02 PM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Shopping

The 14 editorial picks for the chic-est shopping in the city.
2018.07.23 05:07 PM
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