April 2014: Table of Contents
On the cover: There’s a bunch of new
An insider looks back to the early days of pro baseball and the Hawaii Islanders.
by jim loomis
New developments are changing the face of Honolulu—find out what's coming.
by david thompson
The 2014 Homebuyers’ Guide
We present a guide to the top agents and brokers in real estate. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, refinance or insure a home, this is a great place to find expert help; the professionals listed here are in the top 6 percent of their field.
Merrie Monarch Festival
The mural at eleven44
Book: The Value of Hawaii 2
Quote Unquote: Sarah Park
Field Notes: Manoa Pool
Reptile-themed exotic skins, mosaic-inspired pieces, accessories for rainy days and an update on Jason Dow.
by stacey makiya and brie thalmann
Ono: Food & Dining
The making of 12th Ave Grill, which is now bigger and better than ever. Plus, how sweet potatoes become shochu in Haleiwa, and the man who saved Bruno’s Forno.
by martha cheng and james charisma
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.
by Michael Keany
Editor’s Page: Where Do YOU Live?
It all depends.
by robbie dingeman
Afterthoughts: Striking a Chord
When does a rant turn into something more?
by michael keany
Our readers respond.
For subscriptions, call 800-788-4230. E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org. HONOLULU Magazine, 1000 Bishop St., Suite 405, Honolulu, HI 96813. Ph: 808-537-9500. Fax: 808-537-6455. For back issues, contact our circulation department at 534-7520.