Our Kaka‘ako

Your best guide to a Kakaako craft beer crawl

Kakaako is the center of Honolulu’s craft beer universe. With four establishments now offering solid selections and different drinking environments within a two-block radius, we put together this craft beer bar crawl – a pau hana plan that hits each…

Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Wiches Brew

With Aaron Biolos and one of his sandwiches at Honolulu Beerworks. If you’ve been to Honolulu Beerworks in Kakaako, you know the place serves up a lot of great beer, and a lot of great food. But on September 25,…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

By Kera Wong-Miyasato Get those creative juices flowing and good times rolling for this weekend’s fun-filled events! Check out a literacy-dedicated block party in downtown, a mini Okinawan Festival, a worldwide design event, a free foodie photo meetup and the annual Mauka…

Something new: Chubbies Burgers

By the time you’ve caught your fiftieth voltorb of the night and your phone battery is down to 20 percent, a familiar feeling creeps up from your stomach. Pounding the pavement in search of rare Pokemon has taken its toll…

Kakaako has a Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room

Over 400 craft beers including very limited releases and highly allocated bottles usually available through beer clubs. When we introduced Tim Golden and Daryn Ogino’s Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room back in January, it was a concept: A craft…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

We’re kicking off the first August weekend with fun events for family and friends! Check out a tattoo expo, a hula festival, Pokémon GO shenanigans, BYOB glass-making classes and concerts featuring songs dedicated to our islands. Pacific Ink & Art Expo 2016 Friday, Aug. 5…

Pokemon GO: Events to help you catch ’em all

We helped you figure out how to start playing Pokemon GO; now we’ve rounded up some upcoming events to up your game. Yes, Niantic nerfed Vaporeon’s attacks, and no, you don’t have time to tweak out everyday like your friends…

Honolulu Night Market: Summer Solstice

It was a beautiful night for food, fun, shopping and fashion under a full moon at Honolulu Night Market’s Summer Solstice celebration, held at the new SALT complex in Kakaako. Highlights included special guest food vendors the “Great Food Truck…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

by Kera Wong-Miyasato It’s time to get into that summer vibe! Party it up with DJ StoneRokk at SKY Waikiki, nom on Hello Kitty macarons, unwind with yoga, catch “Star Wars” at Wet’n’Wild and celebrate the summer solstice at Honolulu…

Honolulu Night + Market guide: Summer Solstice

Go away, June gloom: Things are heating up in Our Kakaako! Honolulu Night + Market serves up summer trends and hot fashion, food and entertainment this Saturday. We’re especially looking forward to “Great Food Truck Race” winner Seoul Sausage, fresh…

Something new: Juic’d Life

A new cold-pressed juice shop opens Monday at Kakaako’s Salt complex, just across from Hank’s Haute Dogs and just in time for the long, warm days of summer. That means free samples of Juic’d Life’s organic juices and 10 percent…

White Box Hawaii

Local designers and artists gathered at Kaka’ako Agora Thursday night to share their visions of a contemporary Hawaii, one free of the cliched coconut bras and tiki torches the world knows us by. The idea involved giving participants a white…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

This weekend, show a bit of your artistic side with thought-provoking design in Our Kakaako, BYOB to Box Jelly’s 5th birthday, witness the “Birth of Sake,” celebrate everything ocean-related at Turtle Bay and find your next art piece at Giant…

Honolulu Night + Market: Hidden Gems

Hidden gems were uncovered at this month’s Honolulu Night + Market block party with lots of food and fashion offerings. Many opted to have breakfast for dinner at the Wild Candy Bacon food booth, and the fashion marketplace was buzzing…

Honolulu Night + Market guide: Hidden Gems

Uncover new and hidden gems around Our Kakaako at this month’s Honolulu Night + Market block party! Polish off some Bao Taon baos and cold-pressed juices as you meander through the fashion marketplace, shopping the latest local trends from Confidance,…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

As Mercury wraps up his retrograde tour on Sunday, the stars align for a weekend that aims to please everyone: epic Verdi opera performances, comic book and anime characters at Comic Con, a progressive Hilo-themed dinner, a food- and fashion-forward…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

Between crawling around Chinatown for Cinco de Mayo and preparing for Mother’s Day brunch, there’s a huge weekend ahead with the funky tunes of Chaka Khan, a show with the high-flying comedy duo Cheech & Chong, a banana chase around…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

It looks like event season is in full swing! This weekend, get your fill of cinema under the stars, family fun at Iolani Fair, Hawaiian artisans at Night + Market, a a charity walk and the inaugural Honolulu Beer Week.…

Honolulu Night + Market guide: MAMo

April is Maoli Arts Month (MAMo) and this Night + Market honors the work of native Hawaiian artists, designers, weavers and more alongside a lineup of ono foods in Our Kakaako! Be sure to check out the 8 p.m. fashion…