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Mix It Up
Kai Andersen | May 2, 2014

1. The Bar and Lounge at Nobu Waikiki
For jet-setters, media moguls and creative types, this lounge remains the spot to catch up after hours. More likely than not, they...

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Affairs to Remember
Jasmine Lombardi | April 23, 2014

The next time you drop into an extravagant wedding, a fabulous cocktail reception or a Champagne-stocked store opening in the islands, take a moment to look behind the scenes. More cases than not, you’ll find Morgan Childs, owner...

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Nate Chapnick | April 22, 2014

For more than a century, Cadillac has been the standard-bearer for American automotive luxury. And with its new plug-in electric ELR, the Detroit manufacturer introduces what is perhaps the most enviable automotive amenity of all: The ability to go...

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Kai Andersen | April 22, 2014

6:15 pm

The St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kaua‘i

One of the most distinctive features of The St. Regis properties is the nightly ceremonial Champagne sabering. But perhaps...

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Play Time
Lesa Griffith | Photography by Linny Morris | April 22, 2014

Across the country, chefs with big technique and democratic tendencies are making highly creative yet friendly cuisine. From San Francisco’s State Bird Provisions to New York’s Empellon Taqueria, as the plates...

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Fresh Start
Jennifer Thornton | April 22, 2014

When Greg Warner, principal of Walker Warner Architects, sought inspiration while designing the single-family residence Kakapa Bay—a luxuriously restrained response to more elaborate resort architecture on Hawai‘i Island’s Kona...

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Grape Expectations
Eliza Escaño-Vasquez | April 18, 2014

While winemaker Brett Miller can recall childhood memories of his French grandmother allowing him sips of wine as he helped prepare the family meals, his formal training happened in world-class vineyards and...

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The Young Man and the Sea
Kelli Gratz | April 18, 2014

Makua Rothman stands out as one of the Hawai‘i top watermen of his generation. After all, his full first name in Hawaiian, Makuakai, means “guardian of the sea”—a fitting moniker for one of surfing...

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Class Act
Kai Andersen | April 18, 2014

Raiatea Helm is at a crossroads, and what an exciting one it is. Sliding up to the piano at Halekulani’s Lewers Lounge, wrapped in a lush red blouse and skirt by CH Carolina Herrera and bijoux by Georg Jensen, Helm is at once the incarnation of a...

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Above, And Beyond
Beth Weitzman | April 18, 2014

Given the distance between Hawai‘i and New Zealand—approximately 10 to 18 hours of travel time, depending on starting point, destination and layovers—everything about the island country, including a wide scope of...

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Small Plate Perfection
Kai Andersen | April 17, 2014

1. Bali Steak & Seafood
We’re in love with the kiawe-smoked beef carpaccio at this recently renovated...

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Fresh Stuff
Kai Andersen | April 10, 2014

1. Nobu Lana‘i
Celebri-chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa’s eatery just got a little greener, thanks to the arrival of Nobu’s Garden on the island. Now, a...

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