Author: Tracy Chan

Your best guide to a Kakaako craft beer crawl

Kakaako is the center of Honolulu’s craft beer universe. With four establishments now offering solid selections and different drinking environments within a two-block radius, we put together this craft beer bar crawl – a pau hana plan that hits each…

Let’s go: Super CW’s Official Retirement / Birthday Party

There’s so much to say about this woman, I don’t even know where to start. Pow! Wow!, the Bacardi pool parties, her tireless support of Honolulu’s nightlife, arts and culture scene – these are all things that we know her…

The parade of costumes at Hallowbaloo 2016

Thousands of revelers came out to eat, drink and show off their costumes at downtown’s spookiest street party on the Saturday before Halloween. Intermittent rain did nothing to scare off these souls. Live entertainment on the main stage featured DJ…

HFWF16: Hungry Monkey

Savory morsels, decadent desserts, potent but delicious libations – Hawaii Food and Wine Festival’s Hungry Monkey event at The Modern poolside decks Thursday evening had it all. In celebration of the Year of the Fire Monkey, and the adventurous and…

Insider’s guide to Hallowbaloo

(Sponsored) Photo by Tracy Chan Why do we like Hallowbaloo so much? Why is Saturday’s street fest THE place to celebrate Halloween? Take it from one who’s covered it for years: Here’s what to look for at this year’s Hallowbaloo.…

Parties, eats, movies, music: 10 picks for Halloween

What are you doing this Halloween season? Whether it’s ghoulish eats, scary flicks or all kinds of Halloween parties, there’s plenty of happenings to keep your blood curdling. Here are 10 picks to get your ghoul on. HALLOWBALOO Saturday, Oct.…

New and upcoming eats in Chinatown

Chinatown has always been a kind of microcosm. A bustling ethnic marketplace during the day, it has long been known as THE place to go for nightlife in Honolulu. But the flavor of Chinatown has been changing, literally, thanks to…

Hawaii Zombie Crawl 6: Never Say Die

Each year before Halloween, the shambling hordes of the undead stumble the streets of Chinatown, looking for music, booze and braaaaaiiinnnnsss! One wristband gave the zombies access to exclusive drink specials, live music and festivities at all 13 participating venues:…

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival 2016: The wine

This year’s Hawaii Food & Wine Festival has some spectacular once-in-a-lifetime events for wine connoisseurs. Thanks to the generous donation from a private wine collector’s widow and the talents of master sommelier Roberto Viernes of Southern Wine and Spirits, there…