April 2013: Table of Contents
A pur-pur-purrrr-fect compilation of services, splurges and curiosities for the modern four-legged friend—and other creatures.
by David Thompson
Hawaii loves marijuana. We’re famous for it. So why has the push for legalization been such an uphill battle for its advocates? Here’s why pakalolo’s not getting legalized this year, and probably won’t be next year, either.
by Tiffany Hill
The Ultimate Guide to Japanese Food
The best izakayas, sushi, ramen, okazuyas, mochi and more.
by Martha Cheng and Mari Taketa
Our Royal Legacies
The days of Hawaii’s alii are past, but many of the companies and organizations they inspired are still going strong today.
by Bob Sigall
Bans and Morality
Sometimes the law is too big for our problems.
by A. Kam Napier
Our readers respond.
Reasons to get out and go in April
The Kilauea Point Lighthouse turns 100
The New UH Cancer Center
Unsolicited Advice: Stop Leading with the Bleeding
Field Notes: (de)Occupy Honolulu
Spring gear for guys, hardware-inspired jewelry and the cutest shop dogs in town.
by stacey makiya and Brie Thalmann
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.
by Michael Keany
Afterthoughts: Happy Returns
Birthdays aren't what they used to be. I'm OK with that.
by michael keany