April 2005

Features

Kailua Magazine 2005

Kailua Magazine 2005

Kailua Magazine, April 2005

Playing House

Playing House

Shopping for things to improve and decorate your home's kitchen, bedroom, living room, and bathroom.

Real Estate: Equity Comes Home

Real Estate: Equity Comes Home

Rising home prices may be bad news for prospective homebuyers, but it’s good news for homeowners scrambling to cash in on their newly valuable homes.

Real Estate: Get The Most Out Of Your Investment

Real Estate: Get The Most Out Of Your Investment

The best ways to maintain your home and raise its value on the market. Maintenance is better than repairing in the long run

Real Estate: Market Watch

Real Estate: Market Watch

Should you sell your house now in this market, or wait? They say you gotta know when to hold ‘em. In this housing market, that time is now.

Fiction Contest: Duct-Taped in Hilo

Fiction Contest: Duct-Taped in Hilo

Presenting the grand prize- winning story from the 22nd Annual Honolulu Magazine Starbucks Coffee Hawaii Fiction Contest.

The Crime That Changed the Islands

The Crime That Changed the Islands

The Thalia Massie affair was one of Hawaii's most sensational and significant trials in the state's history and has forever changed Hawaii.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Letters

Our Town: Our Town: Down Under Up Top

Visiting the Australian Consulate in Honolulu, a virtual tour

Our Town: Evacuating Waikiki

Travel: Travel: Big City Pleasures in Canada

Travel review of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Real Estate: Real Estate: Sell or Rent?

To Sell or to Rent Out? That is the Question.

Food: Growing a Bright Future

A family’s long journey to an Oahu farm.

Shopping: The Perfect Suit

Books: Portrait of Kailua

Entertainment: Recommended

Recommended media, April 2005, Mark Lutwak, Daniel de Castro, Deborah Pope, Gary Pak, Children of a Fireland, Dead man, Neil Young, Ray Charles, Genius Loves Company

Entertainment: The Life of a Legend

Dining: Dining: Burning

Reviews of five Mexican restaurants in Honolulu, Quintero's, Compadres, Cha Cha Cha Salseria, El Burrito, La Bamba

From Our Files

From Our Files, April 2005. Honolulu Magazine

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Visions

Some people are asking when Mayor Mufi Hannemann will develop a vision for Honolulu. Don’t we have our own dreams?

Editor's Page: Editor's Page: Missing Vince

Remembering Vince Goto, a great handyman and a kind man.