Don Wallace

Senior Editor

Don Wallace is the author of four books and has written for The New York TimesHarper’sThe Surfer’s JournalThe Wall Street JournalFast Company and Wine Spectator, among others. His latest book is The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village that Restored Them All. He also wrote the documentary film Those Who Came Before: The Musical Journey of Eddie Kamae. He is HONOLULU Magazine’s contributing editor.


Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read: The Next 134

Our first list—50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime—was one of our most popular stories ever, but it didn’t do justice to our flourishing regional literary scene. So here we go again: More of da kine, only bigger, broader, deeper.

Best of HONOLULU 2022

From best Korean fried chicken to banh mi, the best way to get into pickleball to best beach blanket, we pulled together the top food, fitness, shopping, services and family-friendly picks.