Author: Catherine E. Toth

Exploring East Honolulu

We explore beyond the cul-de-sacs to find East Honolulu’s friendly personalities, hidden treasures and where your lost fins ended up.

Beer Seers

An unlikely duo of Hawaii beer enthusiasts have developed a following online.

Field Guide: Aiea

The freeway may run right through it, but Aiea—with its local eateries, small businesses and a bowling alley that lures celebs—makes it worth taking the off-ramp.

Otto Cakes

A new cheesecake boutique sweetens Chinatown.

Haunted Hawaii

Take a ride on a ghost tour, visit Oahu's most haunted places, learn how to tell a ghost story, and more.

Shaping the Future

A North Shore-based company turns sugar, soy and hemp into surfboards.

What Does Statehood Mean to Me?

We asked public figures for their thoughts on and memories of Aug. 22, 1959, the day Hawaii became the 50th state.

Field Guide: Hawaii Kai

Hawaii Kai has its share of trendy boutiques, exceptional restaurants and outdoor activities.

Field Guide: Queen Street

This stretch of street in Kakaako isn’t populated with just auto body shops and government buildings.

Enlist in Boot Camp

We checked out two outdoor fitness boot camps that promised to whip us back into shape.