Author: Kathryn Drury Wagner

New Treasures in Honolulu

Looking for a unique gift or colorful new outfit? Check out the just-opened imports store, Himalayan Treasure, in University Square.

Perfume Shopping Made Easy

The heat is on in Honolulu. The waves are up on the North Shore. It's too hot to wear jeans, too hot for any clothing, period. Time to shop for a new perfume!

Hawaii beach-inspired Panties

After working in fashion photography in New York City, Kate Ruggiero moved to Oahu three years ago. Inspired by Hawaii’s beaches and lifestyle, Ruggiero decided she wanted to learn how to sew a bikini, and for her 30th birthday, some…

Naturist Getaways?

People are so fed up with airline baggage fees that they are taking nakations: the ultimate way to pack light.

Bikini Trends for Summer 2010

What’s hot for the beach? We asked Honolulu’s Brazilian bikini expert, Nadia Riberio, to go over the top swimwear trends.

Hawaii children’s book illustrator offers two new reads.

Jing Jing Tsong is a genius of an illustrator, based on the Big Island. Her work often appears in the pages of HONOLULU Magazine, and monthly, in my "Afterthoughts" column. Tsong has a knack at taking our writerly, esoteric concepts…

Hair Removal Gets Prettier

Benefit Cosmetics teamed with hair-removal icon Tweezerman, and sent HONOLULU Magazine a few of the products to road test.

Taxes: A great excuse for cocktails!

Whether you’re feeling the pain of owing Uncle Sam or celebrating a nice fat tax return, there’s only one thing left to do: raise a glass.