Author: Diane Seo

Dragon Boat Festival

Nonstop contributor Stephen C stopped by Saturday’s Dragon Boat Festival at Ala Moana Park. The two-day event began with a Hawaiian blessing and ended Sunday. Here’s an early look at this annual race. Dragon Boat Festival ◄ Back Next ►…

Who’s coming: Eat the Street Garlic

Friday’s Eat the Street focuses on the pungent bulb we especially love here in Hawaii. That’s right, this month’s food truck rally will be all about garlic, with 33 vendors lined up to serve up delectably garlicky dishes.Some dishes that…

Nathan Aweau @ the Hi*Sessions studio

Nonstop Honolulu has partnered with HI*Sessions, a project by Dave Kusumoto and Jon Yamasato, whose goal is to provide intimate, quality live music performances for music lovers from Honolulu to Hong Kong. Utilizing Kusumoto’s video production experience and Yamasato’s rolodex…

New eats: Tango Market

Tango Market ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 17 Chef Goran Streng understands that here in Honolulu, we appreciate gourmet meals, but don't always want (or have time for) sit-down dining. Thus, when opening his second Tango eatery —…

Eat the Street Pig Out!

More than 4,000 hungry eaters — the best turnout to date — came out for Friday’s Eat the Street, a pig-themed event with amazing pork dishes from more than two dozen food trucks and street food vendors.In honor of the…

Who’s coming: Eat the Street Pig Out!

Friday’s Eat the Street food truck rally is all about piggin’ out, with most of the 28 vendors crafting special pork dishes in honor of this month’s theme. Come try Baja Style Mexican Food’s roast pork taco bar, Tiki Truck’s…

Amy Hānaiali‘i arrives in Japan

By Amy Hānaiali‘iSpecial to NonstopMushiatsui desu ne!So we arrived at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, or for all of you at home in Hawai‘i, 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. We got out of the airport and the humidity hit us… Women, you…

Out of our comfort zone

One of the things that’s come out of Nonstop Honolulu is that all of us, to varying degrees, have had to break out of our comfort zones and try things we’ve never done before.This means everything from becoming media personalities,…

Who’s coming: Eat the Street May

Friday’s Eat the Street food truck rally celebrates summer, and features 33 trucks and street food vendors, including 10 newcomers. A few making their debut — including Achilles Grill (Thai food) and Tiki Truck (fusion tacos, sloppy joes, “stanky” corn)…

Where real Koreans eat Korean food

Where do real Koreans eat Korean food? ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 18 By Diane SeoNonstopWhere's your favorite place for Korean food? It's a question I'm frequently asked, and I'm sure other Koreans are queried about this too.Despite…

Can’t miss events this summer

With summer only a few weeks away, it’s a good time to highlight some of the biggest events taking place starting from late May and through Labor Day. These are concerts, festivals, shows, movies and parties definitely worth marking on…

Who’s coming: Eat the Street April

It’s time for another Eat the Street, Honolulu’s biggest monthly gathering for foodies. April’s food truck rally includes 32 trucks and street food vendors, including six new vendors. Along with those debut offerings, several other trucks will be featuring new…

The Daily Dish moves on

Well, this is news I wish I didn’t have to announce, but Catherine Toth has decided to pursue other opportunities and will no longer be writing The Daily Dish blog for Nonstop Honolulu.There’s no drama behind her departure; it’s all…

10 things: What’s hip in Honolulu

We’ve made it our business at Nonstop to cover the happenings in Honolulu, and as part of this mission, we’ve noticed fashion, food and other trends we thought would be fun to share. So here are the first 10 of…

Hawaii artists collaborate for Japan

Hawaii recording stars Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom and Henry Kapono recently collaborated to write a song, then rallied a slew of other Hawaii artists to record the song as a benefit to Japan.The song, “Together Hawai’i: A Song For Japan,” is…

How Nonstop Tech came about

On Monday, we launched a new section called Nonstop Tech that like its name suggests, focuses on everything technology. It’s something Nonstop’s John Garcia had wanted to do for awhile, but it took some time to shape and conceptualize.Although John…

Map for Eat the Street Japan

This month’s Eat the Street takes place Thursday, March 31, from 5-9 p.m., at 555 South St. in Kaka’ako. This time, the popular food truck rally will benefit Japan, with donations going to the American Red Cross Japan relief fund.…

Your Eat the Street ?s answered

Whether you’re new to Eat the Street or a two-time veteran, we know you have questions, suggestions and concerns about the event, so we wanted to give you a chance to fire them off to Streetgrindz.com’s Poni Askew, the mastermind…

Who’s coming: Eat the Street Japan

This month’s Eat the Street food truck rally will serve as a fundraiser for Japan, with 32 trucks and street food vendors not only creating unique, Japanese-themed dishes, but in some cases, donating a portion of their sales to the…

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Nonstop welcomes Dallas Nagata White

I’m thrilled today to have Dallas Nagata White debut her new blog on Nonstop Honolulu. Dallas’ blog, Moments Around, will capture shots she takes around the island and the world. This may not sound like anything too extraordinary, but that’s…

In case you missed something

Every week, our Nonstop writers/photographers/bloggers go out of their way to cover what’s happening in Honolulu, whether it’s attending events, parties or visiting new eateries. On some days, I have the luxury of having more content than I can properly…

Pics: Honolulu Festival parade

This year’s Honolulu Festival wrapped up Sunday evening with a grand parade down Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. It was an emotional weekend at the festival, with sobering news coming from Japan in the aftermath of last week’s earthquake and tsunami.…

Did this: Honolulu Festival Friendship Gala

The eating goes on ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 22 By Diane Seo and Mari TaketaNonstopDespite the tragedy unfolding in Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, Honolulu Festival organizers decided to proceed not only with…