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Getaway Guide

The Seattleite’s Ultimate Guide to Hawaii

Come explore Hawaii’s four main islands with us, each with its own distinct vibe, perfect for Pacific Northwesterners.

12/19/2016 By Allison Williams and Ethan Chung

Top Stories

Best of the City

Top Dentists 2017

765 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.

12/20/2016 By Ariana Dawes

Profile

Black Coders Matter

As an African American in tech in the early 2000s, Arif Gursel was a pioneer. In his quest to put coding in the hands of his community, he may be a game changer.

12/20/2016 By Jake Bullinger

Quote Unquote

In Trump’s America, Varisha Khan Remains Unbowed

The UW student is a pillar of Seattle’s Muslim community.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Hot Take

Book Clubbers

In honor of the Rat City Rollergirls and Seattle Arts and Lectures, we've built an all-star roller derby team of female authors.

12/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: January 2017

Seattle Symphony remembers David Bowie a year after the pop icon’s death, Seattle Rep’s Woody Guthrie musical and Spectrum Dance fight the system, Jim Woodring creates surreal illustrations with gigantic implements.

12/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Chris Hansen and Ed Murray

Boys bye.

12/20/2016

Eat & Drink

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

How to Make A Hawaiian Mai Tai—From an Expert

A Hawaiian bartender breaks down the classic tropical drink.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Deals on Flavor

Seattle's Best Wintertime Cheap Eats

18 terrific places to give the budget a break this post-holiday season.

12/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Plate Lunch Breakdown

It's Hawaii in a single comfort-food dish.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Trend

In Defense of Bone Broth

Strip away the goofy monikers and it’s pretty easy to embrace broth by the cup.

12/20/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Above All, Mbar

Mamnoon’s burgeoning restaurant empire has a lofty new jewel in its crown.

12/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Poke Phenomenon

Seattle is crazy for the fish dish, but one version is best.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Around Town

What We’re Eating Now: January 2017

Senegal’s fish stew, a proper Maine lobster roll, and an unexpectedly bright coffee beer.

12/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Canlis-Hawaii Connection

Seattle’s fine dining has a tiki soul and an island past.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Our Man in Hawaii

Our 44th president’s biography is but one of the many connections to be drawn between Seattle and Hawaii.

12/20/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

Top Dentists 2017

What Goes on at the Dentist's Office Behind the Scenes?

Four stories that offer a peek into the surprisingly exciting world of teeth.

01/01/2017 By Jane Kidder, Amanda Raschkow, Jack Russillo, and Cassandra Calderon

Back Fence

A Disneyland for Old Folks

As assisted living residences become modern and fun filled, does their new direction represent an improvement in dignity?

12/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best of the City

Top Dentists 2017

765 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.

12/20/2016 By Ariana Dawes

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How to Create an Entryway

Find a place for all that winter clutter, be it a grab-and-go drop zone or charming yet functional mudroom.

12/20/2016 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

Questions Answered

Seattle Therapist Anita Colombara Makes House Calls Around the Globe

The Seattle-based therapist uses videoconferencing to counsel expats working in the remote parts of the world.

12/20/2016 By Darren Davis

Politics

Here’s How to Cope with a Trump Presidency

First step: Stop wallowing in despair.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

In Trump’s America, Varisha Khan Remains Unbowed

The UW student is a pillar of Seattle’s Muslim community.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

What to Have on Hand When That Big Earthquake Finally Hits

A Seattle dietitian explains how to pack for the apocalypse.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Snap Judgment

Can E-Assist Bikes Save Bike Share?

Pronto is dead, but the city hasn’t given up on the concept.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Famous Faces

Perfect Party January 2017

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

12/20/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Power Lines

The Election of a Mercer Island Democrat May Spell the End of the GOP on the Eastside

Are the Seattle suburbs now forever blue?

12/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Rat Pack

Seattle is Attempting to Evict Rats from Its Vacant Buildings

The new building code will make it harder for rodents to thrive in areas of urban redevelopment.

12/20/2016 By Darren Davis

Profile

Black Coders Matter

As an African American in tech in the early 2000s, Arif Gursel was a pioneer. In his quest to put coding in the hands of his community, he may be a game changer.

12/20/2016 By Jake Bullinger

Style & Shopping

Elements of Style

Kale: A Most Cruciferous Color Prediction

Pantone, the trend forecaster that determines which colors are “in,” has declared kale a hot color for 2017.

12/20/2016 By Colleen Williams

Travel & Outdoors

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Kauai

What to do on the outdoorsy, green, out-of-the-way island

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

Where to Find Aloha in Seattle

Get the Hawaiian spirit without boarding a flight.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to the Big Island

What to do on the epic, volcanic, bigger-than-you-thought island.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

Hawaiian Language 101

The lingo, the language, and the pidgin dialect.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

Where to Buy Hawaiian-Made Leis Right Here in Seattle

Plus seven things you probably didn’t know about floral neckwear.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Oahu

What to do on the urban, surf-crazy, history-up-close island.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Push and Pull of Paradise

A Seattleite contemplates growing up in Hawaii and leaving it all behind.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Maui

What to do on the sandy, relaxing, legendary island.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Getaway Guide

The Seattleite’s Ultimate Guide to Hawaii

Come explore Hawaii’s four main islands with us, each with its own distinct vibe, perfect for Pacific Northwesterners.

12/19/2016 By Allison Williams and Ethan Chung