Author: Victoria Wiseman

Are Hawaii Schools Safe?

Every year HONOLULU Magazine looks at official state Department of Education data to rank our Island schools on parent, teacher and student satisfaction, as well as academic performance. This year, we also take a look at something that worries every parent: school safety. Here’s how Hawaii’s schools stack up.

Why Can't Hawaii Kids Join The Military?

In a state with over 42,000 active duty military serving in its boundaries, Hawaii has the absolute highest number of students who can’t pass the military entry tests.

Exploring Kahuku

Too often, the trip from Honolulu to Kahuku is a well-beaten path from downtown to the comforts of a single resort.

A Degree of Homelessness

They’re the most untraditional college students of all, but for these three homeless people in Hawaii, college may be their way out.

Best Trendy Workout

For our March 2011 Best of Honolulu issue, we visited we visited Volcanic Rock Gym and watched owner Justin Ridgely teach writer, Victoria Wiseman, how to rock climb for the first time.

Kapahulu Bungalow

Check out this 1930s Kapahulu bungalow on Winham Avenue, occupied by a famous person and decorated as nicely as a movie set.