Author: Diane Seo

Eat the Street: The lineup

Eat the Street Kakaako ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 25 Are you ready, people? If you thought last month's Eat the Street was epic, this Friday's food truck rally is going off the charts.Check out the stats: 26…

Eat the Street Kaka’ako: A must for foodies

After January’s hugely successful Eat the Street food truck rally — where 1,200-plus people jammed a Kapiolani Boulevard parking lot to taste everything from Gogi Korean Tacos to Melt’s foie gras soup — it was clear Honolulu is hungry for…

Did this: Punahou Carnival

Did this: Punahou Carnival ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 24 By Sarah KawachiSpecial to NonstopI’ll have to admit, I was never excited about the Punahou Carnival growing up, probably because no one close to me went to school…

It’s a new year

Today is Chinese New Year, the first day of the Year of the Rabbit. Typically, the start of the Lunar New Year hasn’t been a significant day for me. I’m not Chinese, and I’ve never regarded Chinese astrology with any…

Outings: Eating our way around Oahu

Outings: Eating our way around Oahu ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 11 By Mike SumidaSpecial to NonstopMy brother and his wife, who live in Philadelphia, surprised us by showing up unannounced on Christmas Eve. The scene was something…

Party pics: New Year’s Eve @ RumFire

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My Nonstop favorites

With 2011 arriving within days, it’s only fitting for me to close out 2010 by looking back at some of my favorite galleries and video that have run on the site.It’s been four months we launched, although it feels far…

Outings: My favorite places in Aiea

Where I call home ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 20 By Sarah KawachiSpecial to NonstopI’ll admit it, when I was in high school, I couldn’t wait to get out of Aiea. Both sides of my family have deep…

Holiday displays that make you go ‘wow’

You know the homes… the ones that make you stop, gaze and even chuckle with their elaborate and often over-the-top holiday lights and decorations. Forget the bad economy. Forget the bad weather. For Christmas enthusiasts, there’s no holding back at…

Bruno Mars live at Blaisdell

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12 Bars of Christmas Pub Crawl

Come take part tonight (Dec. 18) in this fundraiser for the Make a Wish Foundation and Hawaii Children Cancer Foundation. It’s a pub crawl at 12 Chinatown bars, including, thirtyninehotel, Bar 35, NextDoor, The Manifest, Soho Mixed Media Bar, Murphy’s,…

Think twice before giving a ‘practical’ gift

By Nathan KamSpecial to NonstopI’ll never forget the reaction I got from my wife when I gave her a Hangaway as a birthday gift several years ago.As she unwrapped the skinny box and discovered what I thought was a brilliant…

More ‘Outings’ from readers

We recently received two new Outings submissions from readers Yen Phan and Harry Covair. Here’s Yen’s gallery about watching a scene being shot for “Hawaii Five-O.” Behind-the-scenes of 'Hawaii Five-O' ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 By Yen…

Nonstop looks ahead

The Nonstop Honolulu crew met yesterday for one of our regular meetings, and one of the main things we discussed was our goals for the upcoming year.We’re three and a half months old now — not quite established, but past…

Party pics: Band Camp

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Groupon/Nonstop Honolulu party

Come celebrate the launch of Groupon Honolulu, who’s throwing this pau hana launch party with its partner Nonstop Honolulu. It’ll be a cool evening to mingle and mix with a fun crowd, with free pupu, 20 percent off drink tabs,…

Cyber Monday… my kind of shopping

It’s Cyber Monday, the Black Friday for those of us who prefer shopping without crowds and chaos. Instead of circling the malls for parking and jostling for discounted merchandise in jammed stores, we secure gifts with just our computers and…

Black Friday madness

The Nonstop Honolulu crew spent Thursday night and early Friday capturing scenes of Black Friday madness at the major shopping targets around the island. You really have to check out these pics and video to know what went on… Best…

Holiday hours at the malls

Here are the extended hours this holiday season for the local malls:Ala Moana CenterFri., Nov. 26: 6 a.m.-9 p.m. (several stores will open as early as midnight. See website for details)Nov. 27: 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.Nov. 28: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.Dec. 11-23:…

Our first ‘Outings’ submissions

Although I’ve been an editor for many years, I still never know when an idea for a new feature will hit it with readers or flop at its inception. Years ago, before the Internet and instant reader comments, it was…

Party pics: The Business of Networking

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Party pics: Nextworking

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