Author: Ronna Bolante


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Portrait of Kailua

Photo: heather titus Through sheer determination, Kailua photographer Heather Titus managed to sell hundreds of copies of her first book—before it even hit the stores. Passion & Beauty showcases more than 20 years of Titus’ work, capturing images of beaches…

The Life of a Legend

Photo: Courtesy of the Aikau Family Eddie Aikau is one of the most revered figures in Hawaii’s history. But few people know any more about him than his accomplishments as a big-wave surfer and his tragic disappearance at sea 27…

Q + A, Ann Wright

Ann Wright speaks out about military politics and Iraq and Afghanistan

From Our Files

From Our Files, April 2005. Honolulu Magazine

From Our Files

    March 1920: This peculiar cover of the March 1920 issue of Paradise of the Pacific, left, predecessor to HONOLULU Magazine, celebrates the Shrin-ers’ Happyland Circus and Funfest, an annual three-day event in Honolulu commemorating Washington’s birthday. The Shriners…

Two Skinny Chefs

  TWO SKINNY CHEFS on KGMB 96:30 p.m. Saturdays, re-telecast 4 p.m. Felix and Oscar. McGarrett and Dano. Starsky and Hutch. Chai and Beth-An? Well, why not? Every successful TV duo is a study in contrasts, and these hosts…

From Our Files

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific, chronicling the Islands since 1888.

From Our Files

Honolulu Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific-- chronicling the Islands since 1888.

Peter the Prosecutor

Peter Carlisle is exactly what you'd expect from a prosecutor—a quick-on-his-feet, tough-talking lawman who lives to put away bad guys.

From Our Files

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.

Rescue Your Stuff

We’ve scoured Honolulu for the quickest, easiest and most reliable repair ideas.

Hawaiian ™

There's a small but skilled group of local artisans who practice crafts that were important to ancient Hawaiians. How can they make a living when foreign imitations of their work sell for much less?

From our Files

1937Isle resident C.H. Martin describes skiing the slopes of Mauna Kea as part of a Hawaii Tourist Bureau effort to determine whether the sport could become a major Hawai'i attraction. "All that may be considered typically Hawaiian was lost completely…

Best Bars 2007

Almost everyone over the age of 21 has a spirited opinion on the best bar in Honolulu.