Local Culture

How To Be A Better Hawai‘i Local

We know most of us don’t make rookie mistakes like slapping monk seals or blocking a driveway to go on an illegal hike. We’ve also spent a lot of time thinking about life and what we can do better. So we asked a diverse group of savvy folks for their tips on being a better local whether we’re on a trail, a plane, on the road or on a rant.

The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: Polo in the Islands

HONOLULU Magazine emerged from predecessor Paradise of the Pacific, which began in 1888, fulfilling a commission by King Kalākaua. That makes this the oldest continuously published magazine west of the Mississippi with an enviable archive worth diving into each month. Here’s a look back at October 1921.