Honolulu Family - Summer 2014

The Moment You Know

The day I discovered my Emmy Award had been repurposed into the family's fairy wand holder, I knew my life had changed. Actually, I've been having these “aha” moments ever since I walked away from 10 years in television news…

Best of HONOLULU Family 2014

By Helen McNeil, Christi Young and Stacey MakiyaPhotography by Karen DB Photography  We're not talking second best and we definitely won't settle for just okay. With this in mind, we tapped into our trusted sources (YOU, our readers) for suggestions…

Summer 2014 Book Recommendations

AGES 8 to 12 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything), by National Geographic Kids Reviewed by Honolulu Family reader Jill Hamasaki and her 8-year-old son Noah, of Salt Lake. If you have an 8-year-old son like I do, you know how…

Editor’s Page: Best Time Ever

Photo: Karen DB Photography Change is good. It seems like yesterday that PacificBasin Communications acquired one of the Islands’ most popular parenting titles and launched the new Island Family Magazine, but that was more than five years ago. In 2012, we…