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 Best Pickles and Pickle Recipes on O‘ahu

Looking for more activities to do at home or just searching for that extra oomph of flavor to add to your sandwiches, salads, hot dogs, burgers … we could go on. Our team has very strong opinions about locally pickled goods and their own pickling hacks.
2020.08.14 06:40 PM

The 3 Best Places To Eat Outside in Hawai‘i Kai

When one door shuts, the outdoors open. Here are some of our favorite restaurants in Honolulu for dining alfresco.
2020.08.13 03:58 PM

Lecturer Fanny W. Krause Travels North America to Teach People About the Hawaiian Islands

In 2015, Japanese people made up a large percentage of Hawai‘i’s population, despite 1907’s informal agreement between the two countries to stop allowing immigration to the U.S. (including Hawai‘i).
2020.08.13 01:31 PM

What It’s Like Being a First Responder During the Pandemic

Paramedic supervisor Marie Hathaway transported one of the first known COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i.
2020.08.11 12:22 PM

The 3 Best Places To Eat Outside in Kaimukī

When one door shuts, the outdoors open. Here are some of our favorite restaurants in Honolulu for dining alfresco.
2020.08.11 10:39 AM

Here’s How to Find Out If Your Hawai‘i Primary Election Ballot Has Been Counted

Election officials are not accepting the excuse, “it got lost in the mail.” Here’s how you can check to make sure your ballot arrived.
2020.08.07 02:51 PM

The 4 Best Places to Eat Outside in Mānoa and Mō‘ili‘ili

When one door shuts, the outdoors open. Here are some of our favorite restaurants in Honolulu for dining alfresco.
2020.08.04 06:25 PM

The 5 Best Places To Eat Outside in Ward and Kaka‘ako

When one door shuts, the outdoors open. Here are some of our favorite restaurants in Honolulu for dining alfresco.
2020.07.30 03:40 PM

The 7 Best Things to Do This Week in Honolulu

Rediscover lost ships, watch LGBTQ+ shorts and venture out to a socially distanced market.
2020.07.29 07:00 AM

The Best Places To Eat Outside in Chinatown

When one door shuts, the outdoors open. Here are some of our favorite restaurants on O‘ahu for dining alfresco.
2020.07.28 04:40 PM

What It’s Like at These 6 Popular O‘ahu Hikes and Gardens During the Pandemic

I quit my gym but still need to exercise, so outside I go! Here’s how these trails are different now with new rules in place.
2020.07.27 12:00 PM

The 7 Best Places To Eat Outside in Waikīkī Right Now

When one door shuts, the outdoors open. Here are some of our favorite restaurants in Honolulu for dining alfresco.
2020.07.23 07:00 AM
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