The World’s Only Single-Varietal Rum Distillers, Kō Hana, Revive Hawaiian Sugarcane

Field-to-bottle rum crafted with a strong sense of place and history

In 600 CE, Polynesians set sail for the Hawaiian islands on canoes and brought with them select varietals of sugarcane. This was centuries before Christopher Columbus ever got to the New World and spread the crop throughout Europe. Hawaiians valued the plant holistically and medicinally, using its sweet juice to maintain gum and teeth health, relying on its leaves for thatching, and honoring the plant …

The Exemplary Cocktails of Formula 1’s First-Ever Miami Grand Prix

Seven mixed drinks from across the venues within and around the dazzling debut event

A spectacle of astounding scope and scale, Formula 1‘s inaugural Miami Grand Prix drew a fleet of international attendees to an expansive pop-up ecosystem woven into South Florida’s Hard Rock Stadium. The highly anticipated, 57-lap contest was the centerpiece of an exceptional five-day cultural experience at an autodrome complete with dozens of cocktail bars, shopping opportunities, private clubs and even a fake marina populated with real luxury vessels. Served …

Best of CH 2021: Interviews

10 of the stimulating conversations we've been lucky enough to have this year

There are countless artists, musicians, organizers, scientists, designers and inventive individuals of all disciplines that we admire from afar and, while they say never to meet your heroes, some of the most satisfying and interesting articles we embark on at COOL HUNTING involve conversations with those people. This year, like all those before, we spoke with individuals doing intriguing and valuable things with their talent …