HONOLULU Magazine - December 2022 + January 2023 December 5, 2022 James Nakamura Feedback: Hula Declaration’s Aim Is to Unify Contributing Authors, The Huamakahikina Declaration unifies and amplifies the voices of kumu hula. From the MagazineThe Best Lawyers in Hawai‘i 2023 HONOLULU Magazine Team, The number of legal practice areas here—98—attests that life is complicated. But there’s no need to face those complications without an advocate. Promotion2023 Kūpuna Resource Guide HONOLULU Magazine Marketing, 200-plus organizations that can help older adults learn, live and thrive in Hawai‘i. AfterthoughtsAfterthoughts: A Caped Crusade James Charisma, Volunteering comes in many forms—and outfits. CalabashThe History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: Past December Events Robbie Dingeman, Here’s a look back at our archives. DiningThere Are Other Fish in the Sea ... for Poke and Sashimi Mari Taketa, Tis the season for parties, potlucks and sky-high ‘ahi prices, but why not try a tasty, less-expensive alternative? CalabashHelping Chinatown Here and Across the Country Martha Cheng, Grace Young, “the poet laureate of the wok,” gives money to Honolulu’s Chinatown to bring attention to its plight. Arts & EntertainmentNew Diamond Head Theatre Set for January Debut Emily Smith, The $23 million performance facility will offer an overall enhanced theatergoing experience. Homepage Latest ModuleThings to Do on O‘ahu in December and January Emily Smith, Get into the holiday spirit by picking up a local tree, watching an iconic Broadway musical, jamming out to Hawai‘i’s favorite reggae band and more. FeatureMeet the Next Generation at Sing Cheong Yuan Bakery and Other Shops Martha Cheng, Adult children now help their parents run some of Chinatown’s most long-standing and beloved food businesses. FeatureWo Fat Building in Chinatown Is Becoming a Chic Boutique Hotel Martha Cheng, The nearly 85-year-old building is being restored and the new hotel and restaurant is scheduled to open in late 2023. FeatureSprucing Up the Neighborhood Around ‘A‘ala Park Robbie Dingeman, American Savings Bank opened its $100 million, 11-story, 373,000-square-foot campus across the park on the edge of Chinatown. Remington Redo to Turn Former College into Downtown Hotel Robbie Dingeman, The new AC by Marriott calls for chic makeover, new restaurant and craft cocktails on Bishop Street.