a magazine for the people of chinatown, honolulu

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current issue:

issue #5: Food

Featuring Miss Chinatown Hawaii 2017, Chinatown chefs, a "Dinner Party" art exhibition, Chinatown's favorite Instagram foods, and the River of Life Mission.


Featured event:

Taste of chinatown

Saturday, August 26 | 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A free family friendly event in the heart of Chinatown with goods from local artisans, tastings from the new area chefs, and various cultural demonstrations and keiki activities to engage in. 

featured Story:

5 questions with Encore Saloon

10 N Hotel St | @encoresaloon

Since October 2016, Encore Saloon on North Hotel Street has offered a mezcal specialty bar and Mexican-inspired food. Danny Kaaialii, formerly of Cocina in Kakaʻako, is the man behind it. Check out the 5 questions we asked him.   

featured RESTAURANT:

Bethel Union

1115 Bethel St. | (808) 524.0447
bethelunion.com | @bethelunion

Created by Chinatown favorites, JJ Niebuhr and Danny Dolan, is Bethel Union. Across from Hawai'i Theatre, this bistro serves comforting Italian favorites like meatballs and chicken cacciatore.