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.

Articles

Here’s How You Can Prepare for Heavy Vog From Kīlauea Volcano

With tradewinds stalled and sulfur dioxide from the Kīlauea eruption wafting toward O‘ahu, heavy vog may be headed our way. Here are tips for parents of young children and others who are sensitive. They’ll also work for those who haven’t been affected before, but may feel the effects this time.

How to Prepare for Bad Vog Days

Photo: Courtesy of U.S. Geological SurveyAn explosion May 9, 2018, at the Overlook crater at the summit of Kīlauea was probably triggered by a rockfall. Whenever my family starts sneezing and feeling run-down, my instant reaction is to peek outside…

Welcome to Mama Mānoa, Where Every Pizza Has a Story

Almost every dish has the name of a University of Hawaiʻi or Island athlete or coach next to it—and the location is reminiscent of a baseball stadium. Hearty Italian offerings and double-size chicken wings help hit it out of the park.

8 Feng Shui Fixes for the New Year

Hoping for a rush of fresh energy to start 2018? We asked Big Island feng shui expert Clear Englebert for some quick chi do’s and don’ts.