Local Culture

Observing Innovators in Bloom

In 2050, students learn under the infinite sky. In each school complex, outdoor education hubs outnumber placid classrooms, each site a star in a constellation of learning spanning mauka to makai. Education hubs provide an immersive learning experience in the final installment of Hawai‘i of Tomorrow presented by Hawaiian Electric.

Don’t Miss This: Eddie Kamae Songbook Launch Party in Waikīkī

The six-hour songfest on May 1 at the Royal Hawaiian Center celebrates a free music resource: performance clips of 34 legendary Hawaiian songs, plus their sheet music, lyrics and translations, song histories and more. The new online/interactive songbook honors many of Sons of Hawai‘i founder and filmmaker Eddie Kamae’s favorites.

Honolulu City Signs

From the dazzling marquee of historic Hawai‘i Theatre and the naughty neon of Club Hubba Hubba, to bustling Leonard’s Bakery and now-closed Like Like Drive Inn, iconic signs serve as beacons of our community. But they can disappear in a blink.