Traffic Jam 2

Photos & words by: a_wak

“When you hear the word Traffic Jam you think of a bunch of cars packed in a small area; usually on the road.  However, in this case the “traffic jam” was in a parking lot and there were a lot of quality builds being show…..continue reading

Hot Import Nights 2014 (March)

HIN came around a bit early this year.  Everyone’s used to prepping around the winter time for this last show of the year but I’m guessing there will be HIN twice this year.  In my opinion, it was an okay show because the turn out was kind…..continue reading

LowerStandards Presents: The Takeover

Lower Standards is an online site that is dedicated to the car scene with the main focus of the imports, stance, drift, and the culture around the import scene.  They recently hosted, “The Takeover”, a meet which was held here on Oahu at the Podium Raceway in Kapolei.  Andrew mentioned that he had a shoot prior to the meet so he wasn’t focused on getting there on time.  However…..continue reading

Automotive Feature: Exclusive Executive K-Break LS460L

The VIP movement isn’t something new to us anymore; they’ve definitely solidified their seats within our culture. With that comes the non-stop deliverance of top-tier style, execution, luxury, and groundbreaking modifications that many have turned out to be quite the sucker…..continue reading

Automotive Feature: Unfinished Business

I’ve done so many car shoots since I first picked up my camera that I sometimes get lost in the pile ups of every other shoot that I’ve done.  I recently dug this treasure up of James White’s Rabbit GTI.  I had other plans for this feature and it wasn’t even supposed to go up yet, but lately I’ve been hella busy and didn’t want to put this on hold any longer.  If I hadn’t…..continue reading

VIP’d Out Meet & Greet

Yesterday, there was a meet & greet hosted by San Francisco native, VIP’d Out, and Hawaii’s own VPR to bring out the VIP guys as well as the other car enthusiasts of Hawaii to just kick it in the park and make new friends.  Hope Hawaii has done a great job showing the team from VIP’d Out what Hawaii has to offer.  The meet was scheduled at 3pm, but I was still stuck…..continue reading

Automotive Feature: JLexus IS350

I’m a LS kinda guy when it comes to the Lexus line up, but another favorite model of mine would have to be the IS.  The IS is a compact executive car with that sporty feeling still attached to it.  So if you’re indecisive on which car you want, luxury or a sporty one, just pick up an IS!  You’ll get the best of both worlds!  The car is already a beauty stock, but take a look at what you can turn it into with a little TLC.  This IS350…..continue reading