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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O‘ahu in 1995: Nineties Spring Fashion in Hawai‘i

A cherry red convertible sets the tone for 1995’s “Spring Into Color” fashion section.
2020.03.19 07:00 AM

O‘ahu in 1950: Visitors Could Once Enjoy Staying in Hawai‘i for 10 Dollars a Day

Finding affordable accommodations in the Islands for teachers and out-of-state students isn’t a new problem, it seems.
2020.03.12 07:00 AM

Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival is Changing and Moving to UH Mānoa

Don’t book the Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival just yet—it’s changing months, moving locations and shaking up its lineup.
2020.03.05 05:41 PM

We Tried Every Hot Dog at Hank’s Haute Dogs and Ranked Them

Two culture critics lay their hot dog cred on the line—and still find room for a “No” Dog and a hamburger for dessert. Welcome to the sausage party.
2020.02.24 11:55 AM

The 14 Best Breakfast Dishes (and Where to Get Them)

Breakfasts of champions to fuel up for the day ahead.
2020.02.12 12:54 PM

2019 Hale ‘Aina Award Winners: The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Hawai‘i

At Café Kaila, Koko Head Café and Over Easy, success comes from memories of favorite family mornings, and some spectacular versions of home cooking.
2020.02.06 11:30 AM

Proposed 2021 Shutdown of the Blaisdell Center Delayed

Why the mayor says the big project to renovate the concert hall and arena have been put on hold.
2020.02.03 02:53 PM

Thrifty Rich Locals: 4 Money-Savvy Locals Give Finance Tips for Living in Hawai‘i

How they’ve made it, saved it and are passing it on.
2020.01.27 01:17 PM

Eyewitness Account of Deadly Chaos That Left Two Officers Dead in a Diamond Head Neighborhood

Senior editor Don Wallace’s first-person account about the morning on Hibiscus Drive when police officers were shot and fire spread from house to house.
2020.01.21 10:00 AM

The 11 Best Healthy-ish Vegetarian Dishes on O‘ahu

Whether you’re a vegan, a vegetarian or trying to lessen your meat consumption, your restaurant experience should not have to suffer.
2020.01.15 12:11 PM

Can Telemedicine Save the Medical Care Crisis in Hawai‘i?

All ideas are on the table, including shorter and less rigorous training for some doctors. But time and money are running out.
2020.01.10 07:44 PM

Thermal Stress, Skeeters and Salmonella: Hawai‘i’s 2020 Health Forecast

Health Department director Bruce Anderson on what climate change could have in store for us.
2020.01.09 11:04 AM
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