Stacey Makiya

Fashion Editor and Stylist for HONOLULU Magazine

As a fashion editor and stylist for HONOLULU Magazine, Stacey Makiya’s work includes conceptualizing, producing and editing fashion editorials. She entered the world of fashion in 2007 as an editor for SMART Magazine, and since then has worked for various local publications, styled fashion shows and commercial models, contributed to local fashion blogs, and most recently assisted in executing the inaugural runway shows for HONOLULU Fashion Week. Her passion for giving back is deeply rooted going back to hanabata days when she would visit senior homes and talk story with the residents, volunteer in soup kitchens and participate in beach cleanups. Stacey is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i’s journalism program and hopes that in two years, her 10-year-old daughter Dilan will apply for Reach the Runway and make her mom prou


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Photo: Christine Labrador Just a few weeks left until Christmas and weʻre running out of time to get everything under the tree, especially when youʻre shopping for tweens (believe us, we know!). Hereʻs a winter wish list filled with everything from…

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Don’t underestimate things that come in small packages. Kathy Masunaga’s baked goods are prime examples of that. As the owner of Sweet Revenge, a bakery/food truck that sells oven-fresh, sweet and savory mini pies, Masunaga wakes up in the wee…

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We sought out the best of everything—from local sake to seafood boil, bank to barbershop—and expanded our list with a finalist in every category chosen by our readers.

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Photo: Courtesy of Keiki DeptThe Keiki Dept's bubble romper. When you’re a mom, it’s hard to find the time to praise yourself—let alone brush your hair these days. However, Leilani Sills should take a moment, or two, to applaud her…

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Here’s the scoop: We went to local ice cream and gelato makers to pick our flavor flaves. Think jazzed-up versions of basic chocolate and coffee flavors, and refreshing sorbets that celebrate seasonal local ingredients like juicy watermelon and sweet mountain…