The first thing Māmā taught me was aloha ʻāina: “We must protect it, we must preserve it. It is a part of us.”
Musician and manager Shawn Davenport shares his honest thoughts on Hawai‘i’s local music scene, both the good and the terrible.
Oʻahu’s street-racing scene is alive and well and seemingly unaffected by the cheesiness of a certain film franchise starring Vin Diesel. So where are these powerful engines and brightly painted chassis going?
Fish markets, dim sum stands, and medicinal herbs shops share blocks with trendy boutiques and wine bars. Chinatown’s transformation from a den of prostitutes and drug dealers to a destination for tourists and locals has been slow, but moving. And yet remnants of its seedier history continue to linger.