Bringing art exhibitions and free public programming to a wider audience this past spring, Contact Zone is the fifth installment of Contact, an annual exhibition of contemporary art produced by Hawai‘i artists.
Even after living in Las Vegas for the past 19 years, Randy Hatada is still a Hawai‘i boy at heart.
Ben Eger doesn’t just have a knack for installing appliances—he’s a master at it. He’d been doing installs since age 15 back in Kassel, Germany, so naturally it made sense when his good friend called on him to handle that part of her kitchen and bath design business.
The perfect midday time-out from the hustle and bustle of downtown madness has a few key ingredients—and Kristie Lo’s got the recipe down pat.
Drawing on the elements of fire, earth, metal, water and wood, celebrity hairstylist Billy Yamaguchi creates individualized treatments that complement you inside and out
Home to the second-largest commercial port and the largest industrial park in the state—not to mention one of the fastest-growing college campuses in the country—Kapolei has welcomed a slew of new attractions that have drastically altered the identity and landscape of West O‘ahu.
Owen first visited the quarry more than six years ago, seeing the potential for new activities, dozens of jobs and a multifaceted gathering place in West O‘ahu. As a 10-year hospitality industry veteran, he had watched the popularity of adventure parks skyrocket across the U.S. mainland but found nothing similar in Hawai‘i.
When Chef Terence Fong first arrived in Las Vegas in 1979, it wasn’t to build a culture of local Hawai‘i food in the ninth island. A Kaiser High School grad born and raised in Hawai‘i, he set out to study hotel administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and found part-time work at Hibachi Hut—a mom-and-pop Japanese restaurant in the old Maryland Square shopping center across from The Boulevard mall.
W ith a reputation for exclusivity in membership and inclusivity of exceptional service and accommodation, Island Club and Spa stands out among typical gyms. Operating as a luxury experience to accompany your workout, the establishment’s success is owed to founder and CEO Randy Otto and General Manager Geri Berger.
For years, Christa Wittmier has been a pillar in Hawai‘i’s art, music and nightlife scenes. “I’ve been a storyteller since I moved here,” says Wittmier, who originally made a name for herself in Honolulu as a nightlife blogger. Whereas some storytellers merely retell occurrences, Wittmier is helping write the story.