David Thompson

David Thompson wrote for a wide variety of popular magazines, newspapers, trade publications and websites, including The San Francisco ChronicleMSNBC.com and Concrete Decor: The Journal of Decorative Concrete. His first freelance story for HONOLULU, a profile called “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” won a 2004 Excellence in Journalism Award from the Hawai‘i chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Thompson was HONOLULU’s senior editor from 2012—2014.


Quote Unquote: Gender Equity and the Female Lab Rat

As part of a new initiative by the National Institutes of Health to address gender bias in scientific research, Marla Berry received a $100,000 grant to zero in on differences in how males and females handle selenium.

Dancing with Fire in Kakaako

Each month Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Fire jam at Kakaako Waterfront Park.

Best of Honolulu 2014: Shopping

EDITORS’ PICKS Best Place To Find Locally Designed Swimsuits Known for its well-rounded collection of swimsuits and bikinis, Rebecca Beach tightly focuses on stocking local designers. Browse through its tropical-color-coded racks and find every shape imaginable from sexy Letarte monokinis…

Best of Honolulu 2014: Food

EDITORS’ PICKS Best Uni Pasta Ocean’s butter melting into hot pasta, its creamy brininess coating every strand—uni pasta is luxe comfort food defined, what you eat when you’re wearing sweatpants and a pearl necklace. Except you might want to leave…