Katrina Valcourt

Katrina ValcourtKatrina Valcourt came onboard the HONOLULU team as assistant managing editor after Honolulu Weekly, where she was the managing/calendar editor, unexpectedly bit the dust in 2013. Before that, she worked as a video production assistant, studied abroad in Berlin and Florence, and graduated from UH with a major in communication and a minor in English. She’s originally from a teeny town called 100 Mile House in British Columbia, Canada, but she hasn’t been in a snowball fight since 1995. She is now the managing editor of HONOLULU and likes to sew sock squids.

  

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Stories by Katrina

The 13 Best Things to do This Week

Celebrate local beer, attend a film festival for Black History Month, play bingo with some queens and more.
2020.02.19 07:00 AM

Valentine’s Dates for Every Couple: Arts and Entertainment

There are plenty of events happening this Valentine’s weekend, including a yacht party, planetarium show, opera and Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i block party.
2020.02.13 05:20 PM

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

A Special Valentine’s Day Taste Test: We Tried 8 Sugarfina Cocktail Gummies

Sorry Ryan Reynolds, you may be hot, but your gin candy is not. Find out which one made it to last call.
2020.02.06 12:00 PM

First Look: Betty’s Burgers, A New Diner Near UH Mānoa

Betty’s scores big with fresh-baked buns, killer shakes and crisp steak fries. But its smash burgers need refining.
2020.02.05 01:29 PM

Afterthoughts: Google Maps Can’t Keep Up with the Rapidly Changing Face of Honolulu

Takin’ it to the streets.
2020.02.04 01:26 PM

The 12 Best Things to do This Week

Follow the white rabbit, dress as a Jedi, run a 5K around Ala Moana and more this weekend.
2020.01.29 11:59 AM

We Tried Body Balance’s Ass and Abs Class

’Cause it’s all about that base. Andddd six pack. And slimming thighs. And tight waist. You get the point.
2020.01.27 08:54 PM

The 15 Best Things to Do This Week

A special Chinese New Year dinner at a Hale ‘Aina award-winning restaurant, three concerts, an evening with a future Hawaiian Olympian and a dog day afternoon are just a handful of the reasons to get out of the house this week.
2020.01.22 04:52 PM

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

50 First Dates: The First 12 That We Blogged About in 2019

We look back at the crazy, funny, awkward and weird submissions sent in by our readers last year. Stay tuned for the next 38!
2020.01.03 04:09 PM

5 Low-Alcohol Cocktails to Get You Through a Post-Holiday Season Detox

Because getting blackout drunk is nobody’s New Year’s resolution.
2020.01.03 01:00 PM
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