Da Meter: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Honolulu

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

Chee hoo! We’re stoked

Chef Ed Kenney has opened Kaimukī Superette, located directly across from his restaurant Town. The new eatery boasts similar dishes to his restaurant Downtown in the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, which closed in 2012.


Moscow International Circus comes to the Blaisdell Center this month, but it won’t feature some of its trademark large animals. Good job, PETA.


Kini Zamora is following in the footsteps of Hawai‘i’s Ari South on Project Runway (we hope). Make it work, Kini.



Auwē! Ho, small kine shame, yeah?

Damn those Albizia trees. Big Island residents had to cut their way out of these top-heavy invasive trees after coming face-to-face with Tropical Storm Iselle.


This just in: Packaged instant ramen is bad for your health. (As if we needed a new study to tell us that.) We’ll stick to Sun Noodle.


First a tropical storm, then the threat of lava flow? Come on, Mother Nature, give Puna a break.