April 2021: Table of Contents
Native Hawaiian families connect with their ancestors as Bishop Museum confronts a controversial part of its past in a new exhibit.
Just as ‘Ohana Hale Marketplace was hitting its stride, along came shutdowns, citations and Health Department scoldings. Here’s the story behind the “swap meet with upgrades” that has become a destination for local entrepreneurs looking to set up (a small) shop.
From Broadway to Beretania Street, performing arts shut down early in 2020 and will likely be among the last industries to return to the previous normal. Here’s how Honolulu’s resilient arts organizations are performing through the pandemic.
By Noelle Fujii-Oride
Hawai‘i’s schools switched to distance learning last March. A year later, some still have not logged in to class. How did thousands of students vanish—and can we get them back?
By Maria Kanai
What are your kids doing during the break? HONOLULU Family has a list of 40 inspiring, educational and enriching programs for keiki.
Local company Surf Shack Puzzles is launching a line this spring—Pua Power—that will feature prints in collaboration with local wāhine-owned brands such as Punky Aloha Studio, Aloha de Mele and a few of owner Mahina Tuteur’s other creative bud-ies.
Movies and workshops and tours, oh my! The American Institute of Architects Honolulu Architecture Month mixes online and in-person events. Plus, race to a virtual finish line, save the planet and drink some mimosas.
By Katie Kenny
‘Iolani Palace’s new tour provides a VIP experience with a behind-the-ropes look at the rooms and the collection you won’t see on display.
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
Step up your kitchen game with locally grown and milled flour power.
By Martha Cheng
From Our Files
For 133 years HONOLULU Magazine has kept its readers and advertisers at the vanguard of fashion, insight and fun. Starting out as Paradise of the Pacific in 1888 with a commission from King Kalākaua, we’re the oldest continually publishing magazine west of the Mississippi. Take a look into our archives.
- The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: Growing Tree Ferns as a Food Crop?
- The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: Exploring Women’s Rights in the 1970s
- The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: How Tourists Saw the Islands in 1926
- The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: Dredging Waikīkī’s Ala Wai Canal
- The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: Investigating Honolulu’s Illegal Gambling Scene
Get to know three ecofriendly shops for Earth Month, find vintage aloha and more.
- What You’ll Find in 3 Local Eco-Focused Shops in Hawai‘i
- Fashion Champ: Coach Has Released a New Sporty Collaboration with Champion
- 3 Local Businesses Hunt Down Vintage Pieces That We Can Buy, Borrow and Brag About
By Stacey Makiya and Christi Young
A new restaurant next to Kāhala Mall weaves local roots with big-city flair. We also set our mouths on fire at a new farmers market booth and share what you’re missing online.
In abnormal times, normal just won’t do.
This small community project makes me love my neighborhood even more.
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