Have Aloha Will Travel EP 106: Go Behind-the-Scenes of Our Biggest Print Edition

HAWAIʻI Magazine’s most popular issue is available now! Listen to the latest podcast for a sneak peek and glimpse into the making of the annual Readers’ Choice Awards issue.

HAWAIʻI Magazine’s most anticipated issue, the annual Readers’ Choice Awards, is out now! The pages of the 2023 spring issue are filled with lists of the most beloved towns, beaches, hotels, restaurants, activities and more in the Islands.  

From great beginner surf spots on Oʻahu and epic hikes on Maui to the fluffiest malasada on Kauaʻi and sweetest shave ice on Hawaiʻi Island (Big Island residents call refer to it as ice shave), the Readers’ Choice Awards is an essential guide for visitors planning a trip the Islands. It’s all thanks to the hundreds of HAWAIʻI Magazine readers that vote in our annual poll. 

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But the spring issue is more than just a list of winners. Exciting and fascinating stories across the Islands fill these pages. Episode 106 of the “Have Aloha Will Travel” podcast gives listeners a sneak peek and a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the magazine. 

Co-hosts Kevin Allen, Catherine Toth Fox and Grace Maeda chat about the inspiration behind some of these stories. From eating an açaí served in a coconut in Haleʻiwa and a love letter to Shark’s Cove on Oʻahu’s North Shore to family businesses on Maui and the Big Island, the edit team recount tales of their travels across the Islands.  

For visitors looking to snorkel at Shark’s Cove, be sure to check out this short video on what you can expect at this underwater paradise. 


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