Roy's to mark 30 years with a chef-centric party at its original Hawaii location, and a new restaurant with a different name

Hawaiian chef Roy Yamaguchi’s newest restaurant, Goen Dining + Bar, opened this month in Kailua on Oahu’s east side, a mere 16 miles from the original Roy’s. Roy’s debuted three decades ago and still stands in the Honolulu suburb of Hawaii Kai.... 

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Where is Hawaii's best beach or best luau? Find insider tips in Hawaii Magazine's 2018 'Best of the Best' issue

Want some insider tips for your next visit to Hawaii? Hawaii Magazine’s “Best of the Best” 2018 issue tells all, listing top five winners in categories such as best hotel, or best city or town. Results are based on readers’ and editors’ preferences... 

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MSC Seaside to begin Florida cruising this week

MSC is keen to step up its cruise footprint in North America with the debut of MSC Seaside in Miami this week. The ship built specifically for year-round Caribbean service by the European-based cruise line will have its naming ceremony Thursday night that includes appearances by godmother and Italian actress...

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Craig Bixel
Chef Roy Yamaguchi digs into island roots

Roy Yamaguchi’s career-defining personality trait showed up early in life. Just-for-fun potato sack races, for instance, revealed a level of grit not normally seen in grade-schoolers. Growing up on a military base outside of Tokyo, the future chef would also go AWOL, so to speak, in search of a more authentic...

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Craig Bixel