Searching for Japan

A writer uses an old map to trace the earliest Japanese shops in Honolulu’s Chinatown.

Limu Legacy

A renewed taste for native seaweeds is returning to people’s palates due to the efforts of experts, volunteers, and chefs.

Edible Arrangements

Executive pastry chef Mark Freischmidt brings artistry to his exquisite sweet treats.

‘Ono Okinawa

Explore the eateries that bring delicious Okinawan fare to O‘ahu.

Along the Coconut Belt

The islands’ robust coconut industry of the turn of the century may be only a memory to many, but its…

Merry Mochi-Making

Mochi binds families together at the start of a new year. Gathering around its chewy goodness, whether to make it…

The Way of Tea

A woman’s journey into the life-changing world of Japanese chado.

Rising Spirit

Japanese whiskies are in higher demand than ever, and with Honolulu establishments whetting the appetites of bar-goers all across town,…

A Storied Culinary History

At Halekulani’s exquisite culinary destinations, discover links to history, literature, and art.

Taste Makers

Twenty-five years ago, 12 chefs pioneered a new culinary movement called Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, and the isle’s food scene has…

Fit For a Queen

After 150 years of making honey, local bees still keep apiarists abuzz in the island’s sweetest industry.

The Art of Tea

Perfected in Japan as part of the traditional tea service, matcha can be enjoyed in a variety of ways at…

Introducing Liliko‘i

This tangy Hawaiian fruit, also known as passionfruit, perks up palates and brightens trees.

Homegrown in Hawai‘i

How farmers markets unite communities near and welcome visitors from afar.