October 2021: Table of Contents
How to Be a Better Local
Most of us don’t make rookie mistakes. We don’t slap monk seals or block someone’s driveway to go hiking. 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.
Art in Progress
For decades, the Artists of Hawai‘i exhibit has provided local artists with funding and a powerful venue for their perspectives on the most pressing issues of our time. This year, 18 storytellers, activists and artists created a mix of video games, weapons, ceramics and more for the least traditional exhibition in its 70-year history.
2022 College Guide
Our annual College Guide will help parents and students navigate the road to and through college. Learn how to manage the admissions process, tackle financial aid applications and more.
Pride Comes In the Fall
The parade won’t be passing you by this year, after all. For the second year, the Honolulu Pride celebration is going virtual.
Either stay in and cozy up with a bowl of noodles and this year’s selection of Halloween entertainment or head out to try dishes prepared by the country’s best chefs. Plus give back at multiple volunteer opportunities.
By Eve Huddleston and Katie Kenny
A snorkeling spot and a crater are the focus of O‘ahu’s first attempts to manage and profit more from surging visitor numbers. So, are higher fees for nonresidents and reservation systems a sign of more to come?
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
The $100 Fruit
Recent prices are as heady as the aroma, but local durian lovers still can’t get enough.
By Mari Taketa
From Our Files
For 133 years HONOLULU Magazine has kept its readers and advertisers at the vanguard of fashion, insight and fun. Starting out as Paradise of the Pacific in 1888 with a commission from King Kalākaua, we’re the oldest continually publishing magazine west of the Mississippi. Take a look into our archives.
The Big Bag Theory
Tiny totes are out; the bigger the better this season. We’re talking monster-size ones that can fit everything and the kitchen sink.
Linen is the bedrock of Citron & Date’s dreamy home goods collection.
Scents of Place
Amlou’s home goods collection imbues your abode with aromas that take us to North Africa.
The secret’s out about this new kaiseki spot. Plus, Cuban food in Waikīkī, pick your potion, and what you may have missed online.
By Maria Burke and Thomas Obungen
Editor’s Page: Lessons from a Kindergartener
Even small gestures can make a big difference.
Afterthoughts: Better Together
I’m taking the lessons from our cover story to heart.