David Croxford

Chief Photographer

David Croxford is the award-winning chief photographer for aio Media, where he supplies his share of the photography for its publications. These publications include HONOLULU MagazineHawai‘i Business MagazineHAWAI‘I MagazineHONOLULU Family Magazine and Whalers Village Magazine. He also contributes creatively to multiple advertising special sections produced for these magazines.

David’s professional photographic experience dates back to the early 1980s when he first began working professionally as a photojournalist for several regional newspapers in Oregon. He later moved to the East Coast where he worked with major publishing groups in a freelance capacity. David also has a Bachelor of Science degree in electronics engineering and has studied pastoral theology for a Master of Divinity program at George Fox Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

Visit David’s website here.


2016 Lantern Floating Hawai‘i

Thousands of Hawai‘i residents and visitors spent Memorial Day weekend at Ala Moana Beach Park for the annual Lantern Floating Ceremony to remember lost loved ones.

2016 Honolulu Festival

The 22nd annual Honolulu Festival celebrated the people and culture of Hawai‘i and the Pacific Rim region through arts, crafts, music and performances.

2016 Punahou Carnival

Punahou Carnival kicked off Feb. 5 with the theme “Rewind the Time: The Punahou Journey.”

2015 Jingle Rock Run

The Jingle Rock Run aimed to raise funds to grant 25 wishes of Hawai‘i children. The 5K run started at ‘Iolani Palace and held on Sunday, Dec. 20.

Ironman Hawai‘i 2015

Athletes from around the globe competed in the IRONMAN World Championship on Kailua-Kona, Big Island.

Hawai‘i VA Games

At the VA Games, 84 teams of athletes competed for cash prizes and helped to raise funds for local charities.

Hawai‘i Dog Show 2015

Dog lovers showcased their canines at the Hawai‘i Dog Show competition at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Sept. 5, 2015.

2015 #galswithLEI Forum

HONOLULU Magazine partnered with East-West Center to present the #galswithLEI Forum on Thursday, July 23. The event included a workshop, networking reception and an open space forum to honor female business and social entrepreneurs.

GalleryHNL Inaugural Exhibition

GalleryHNL’s inaugural exhibition showcased recent works by four Honolulu artists from the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa Department of Art and Art History. On May 1, guests viewed works from Mary Babcock, Theresa Heinrich, Jonathan Swanz and Tom Walker.

Hale‘iwa NightRun 2014

Runners showed off their best holiday costumes at the Hale‘iwa NiteRun on Dec. 13, 2014. All proceeds from the 5K fun run/walk benefited JDRF Hawai‘i, an organization funding type 1 diabetes research.

Pacific Kulture Fest 2014

Hot rods, classic cars and vintage motorcycles were showcased at the Pacific Kulture Fest on Nov. 15, 2014.

Honolulu Night Market: Runway

In celebration of Hawai‘i Fashion Month, the Honolulu Night Market’s November event featured fashion from local designers Wahine Toa, Ava Sky and Issa de’ Mar.

HONOLULU Fashion Week Day 2 & 3

The world premiere of HONOLULU Fashion Week showcased international and Hawaiian designer collaborations. The event featured captivating designer runway shows, the Bank of Hawai‘i Pop-Up Boutique, W Salon, Paul Brown and Rice Force beauty bars, Inspiration Interiors lounge areas and a Hawaiian Airlines exhibit and first class lounge.

HONOLULU Fashion Week Day 3: Get Out! Runway Show

On Nov. 8, HONOLULU Magazine presented the Get Out! runway show featuring active, swim and surf wear from Naissance, Takashi Kumagai and Tsu.ya, an activewear line by Olympic gold medal figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi.

Goodwill Goes Glam! Fashion Show

On July 17, the Bank of Hawaii Foundation presented the third annual Goodwill Goes Glam! fashion show and sale. The event featured more than 40,000 items, including brand apparel, accessories and vintage finds for sale at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

2014 Korean Festival

The Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce’s annual Korean Festival promoted the Korean culture through food and live entertainment at Ala Moana Beach Park.

50th State Fair

Participants enjoyed E.K. Fernandez rides, a circus and live entertainment at Aloha Stadium’s 50th State Fair from May 23 to July 6, 2014.

Natural Worn Leader

To Ed Fernandez, co-owner of the popular local clothing line Organik, aloha means “a lifetime of helping."

Gifts That Give Back

Tis the season for shopping and, with this roundup of gifts that give back, everyone will be feeling merry and bright.

Parent-and-Child Style Combos

Clothes to Home: Local designers know that in Hawaii, family matters, so they’re putting out parent-and-child-style combos that are winning matches.

Travel Accessories for Winter Travel

Cold Pack: Warm up to wintery city travels with these no-fail, stylish essentials—cozy sweaters, versatile separates and glamorous nighttime accessories are ready for take off.