Author: Lavonne Leong

Keiki Parkour at Precision Parkour

  In my work life, I think a lot about the importance of taking smart risks, getting back up when you fall down, and creating an environment where goals can be set and challenges tackled with persistence and positivity. And…

New Attractions at Sea Life Park

Photos: Lavonne LeongI was surprised to hear that Sea Life Park turns 50 this year. A half-century birthday seemed like a good time to revisit a classic from small-kid-time, before the hordes descend this Saturday, November 8. On that day,…

Honolulu in 1888: The City That Made the Magazine

King David Kalakaua founded this magazine under a royal charter as Paradise of the Pacific, publishing our first issue in January 1888. On these pages, we take you back in time to see what life in Honolulu was like then.

Rising Artists in Hawaii

There’s more to Hawaii’s contemporary art than ocean scenes and hula dancers. Check out these eight delectably collectible artists whose careers are gathering speed.

Bugs in the System

The next time you have maple syrup with your pancakes, thank the Bishop Museum's world-class entomology collection. Here's why.

Meeting of the Minds

East-West Philosophers’ Conference convenes in Honolulu to discuss “Educations and Their Purposes"

The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan’s cross-cultural epic about mothers and daughters takes to the stage.