Diane Lee

Diane Lee joined HONOLULU Magazine as a web producer in February 2013 and worked as the digital media manager from March 2015 to May 2018. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Bradley University.


Jason Mraz and Raining Jane Concert 2014 at Neal Blaisdell

Two-time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum singer/songwriter Jason Mraz performed with the all-female pop, rock group Raining Jane at the Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall. Mraz is best known for hits “I’m Yours,” “I Won’t Give Up,” and “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry).”

CFA Championship and Household Pet Cat Show 2014

Cat lovers and Hawaiʻi Hulacat Club feline owners gathered at McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana for the Cat Fanciers’ Association Championship and Household Pet Show on Dec. 6, 2014. Four expert CFA judges from the Mainland scored the participating cats for global and regional wins.

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival 2014: Corks & Forks

The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Corks & Forks event featured 20 world-renown celebrity chefs and 20 wines from Napa Valley’s Greatest Wine Estates. The event was held Sept. 6 at the Hawaii Convention Center rooftop.

REAL Beer Festival 2014

The REAL a Gastropub’s Second Annual REAL Beer Festival featured a tasting of more than 70 craft beers at Kakaako Makai Gateway Park.

Honolulu Joy of Sake 2014

The Honolulu Joy of Sake event on July 18 featured sakes from the 2014 U.S. National Sake Appraisal, including 370 junmai, ginjo and daiginjo labels. Nineteen restaurants served appetizers to accompany sake tastings.

February’s Most Popular Stories

The news of a historic Waikiki landmark closing, Honolulu’s ramen burger craze and an exclusive interview with “Dog the Bounty Hunter” are among the top 10 most popular stories/photos on Honolulu Magazine’s website in February.

Hawaii lawmakers begin debating same-sex marriage legislation

Hawaii lawmakers convened at the state Capitol for a special session today to hear testimony on a variety of legislation, but the main task at hand, and the one getting the most buzz, was the controversial measure to legalize marriage for gay couples.