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San Francisco's Best Cioppino (WSJ)

Hunting Axis Deer on Lāna‘i (Hana Hou)

Maui's secret and wonderful public pools (Hana Hou)

Hawai‘i's New General Store: 7-Eleven (Honolulu Magazine)



The Wall Street Journal

Luxury on Lanai

Hawaii's Treasured Time Warp Hotels

Reading and Retreating: My Brilliant Friend

Reading and Retreating: Anne of Green Gables

Reading and Retreating: The Joy Luck Club

Travel Books for the Food Obsessed

An Eating Tour of Taipei

Three Perfect Days in Kauai

Honolulu's Chinatown

Best Poke


Will the Pandemic Fix Hawaii?


The Best Gas Station Food is in Hawai‘i

16 Best Oahu Bakeries (aka 16 places you're most likely to find me)

38 Best Honolulu Restaurants

Not Sourdough

Where's the Beef?

Eater Guide to Hawaii

A Traditional Hawaiian Imu

Food and Wine

Sheldon Simeon: From a Hawaii Point of View

Washington Post

Hawai‘i Gifts and How to Support Hawai‘i from Afar

A Local's Guide to Honolulu


The Guerrilla Gardener

Squash and Awe

Hana Hou

Shroom Boom

When bees swarm or make their home in your home, who do you call?

Earl Kawa‘a defines "Hawaiian" as anyone born and raised in Hawai‘i.

Fly Fishing on Maui: All About the Bonies

Hawaii's Biggest Kitchen

Island Roemance

Maui Nui Venison

Ko Hana Rum: Amber Waves of Cane

Mac Nut Makeover

Honolulu Magazine

- Plantations shaped Hawaii politically, culturally and geographically. How will the next hundred years be shaped? 

- Bananas don't grow on trees. The plant is actually a giant herb.

Ed Kenney says, "Fuck, I don't think we made a difference."

- Why McDonald's Hawaii has the only fried apple pies in the country: "It's not so simple you can do fried pies again."

Kunoa’s cattle are really a means to an end, like Sun Yet-sen's brother's more than a century ago.

- If I had a signature plant, it might be Love Lies Bleeding.​

- "Wherever you live is your country, but never forget where you’re born." Restaurants by the Islamic community in O‘ahu, serving Uzbek to Italian cuisines.

- Hawaii sells. But for his first restaurant in Tokyo, Andrew Le is resisting Hawaii-fication.

- Introvert's guide to dining in Honolulu

- The Folks You Meet at Zippy's

Everything Guides to:

Japanese Food in Honolulu

Ahi in Hawaii

Hawaii Chocolate

Hawaii Business

How a Kalihi Noodle Factory Fueled America's Ramen Boom


On Twin Loss: Sharing a Soul

Paddling the Molokai Channel

I Don't Wish You Were Here

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