April 2004


His House/Her House

We know men and women’s tastes can differ on home furnishings and décor. So this month, we sent a pair of writers into Honolulu’s showrooms to find out what would catch their eye.

Hawaii’s Killer: Leptospirosis

After a century, we still underestimate leptospirosis. And what we don’t know can kill us.

Seven Deadly Local Sins

The 21st Annual Honolulu Magazine Starbucks Coffee Hawai‘i Fiction Contest Grand Prize Winner

Who Makes What

We take a peek at the paychecks of your friends and neighbors.


Letters to the Editor: Letters


Calabash: Egg Him On

Calabash: The Reel Story

Calabash: Mamaka Kaiao

New Hawaiian Language Dictionary

Calabash: OurTown: J Salon

Calabash: Q+A Stephen Little

Dining: Big News from The Big Island

There’s been an explosion of restaurants on the Volcano Isle.

From Our Files

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.

Afterthoughts: Constitution Abuse

The right to marry doesn’t come from your neighbors, or society, or President Bush.

Editor's Page: Team Effort

We double-teamed a lot of the features in this issue.