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 contributing editor.

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What is Hawai‘i Chef Alan Wong Doing in Ni‘ihau and Shanghai?

When he's not hosting President Barack Obama for dinner, this legend of Hawai‘i locavore cuisine is vetting new ideas, helping Ni‘ihau become economically sustainable and opening his Shanghai restaurant.
2016.01.04 09:00 AM

The Inspiring Story of a Kaimukī High Graduate Who Became a Top Lawyer

From messenger to top Hawai‘i lawyer.
2015.12.29 04:57 PM

Is Honolulu’s Plastic Bag Ban Working?

Honolulu’s bag ban proved to be as flimsy as, well, a plastic shopping bag.
2015.12.03 10:02 AM

Two Hawai‘i Fashion Designers Make it Big in the Fashion Industry

We talk to Bobby Ikeda and Bliss Lau to learn how they became successful in the fashion industry.
2015.11.18 04:28 PM

Meet 20 Beautiful Survivors Who Beat Cancer at HONOLULU Fashion Week

A fashion show that features 20 real-life models who’ve beaten cancer.
2015.11.18 01:18 PM

Hawai‘i Surfer John Florence Stars in a New Film, “View From a Blue Moon”

North Shore surf phenom John Florence’s new movie celebrates a life of family, friends and freestyle surfing.
2015.11.09 10:00 AM

Alzheimers on the Rise in Hawai‘i

A wave of graying boomers will change the way we live and age in the Islands. No surprise, we’re finding our own ways of facing the challenge.
2015.11.03 12:23 PM

“Pacific Warriors” on the Discovery Channel Features Hawai‘i Kayak Fishermen

Watch the season premiere of “Pacific Warriors” on the Discovery Channel on Friday, Oct. 23.
2015.10.22 02:33 PM

Field Notes: Get Funky With Live Jazz Music at Medici’s

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Medici’s at Mānoa Marketplace.
2015.10.20 10:00 AM

You’ll Get to Hold a Seahorse in Your Hands at This Hawai‘i Farm on Big Island

A couple of aquaponic wizards are running a watery farm where they breed a most captivating, and endangered, species.
2015.10.13 10:00 AM

Noreetuh Brings Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine to the Big Apple

A new, hot, haute Hawai‘i-inspired restaurant on the Lower East Side? That’s chutzpah, but works for us.
2015.10.09 01:30 PM

7 Things You Can Experience at Honolulu Coffee’s New Café

Honolulu Coffee Co. opens a new location in Waikīkī.
2015.10.05 11:12 AM
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