April 2014: Table of Contents


On the cover: There’s a bunch of new
developments coming to Honolulu.

Photo: Courtesy Howard Hughes Corp.


Play Ball!

An insider looks back to the early days of pro baseball and the Hawaii Islanders.


New developments are changing the face of Honolulu—find out what's coming.

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
April Picks
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.

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.


From Our Files  

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



Editor’s Page: Where Do YOU Live?

It all depends.

Afterthoughts: Striking a Chord  

When does a rant turn into something more?


Our readers respond.

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Colin Nishida, Beloved Chef and Restaurateur, Leaves a Culinary Legacy

Colin Nishida

An entire community remembers the owner of Side Street Inn.


Closing of Popular Lanikai Pillbox Hike Delayed Until Further Notice

Lanikai Pillbox Hike

The state asks for public input as it works to repair the old concrete observation stations on the trail, commonly known as “pillboxes.”


First Look: Panda Dimsum in Kalihi

Panda Dim Sum

Frogs, hedgehogs and bees, oh my! This spot dishes up cute, Instagrammable dumplings.


Kaimukī Gets da Shop, a New Kind of Bookstore and Event Space

Da Shop

It takes guts to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in the days of instant online gratification, but in da Shop, local publisher Bess Press has found a way to allow fickle/loyal readers to have their cake and eat it, too.


20 Great O‘ahu Hikes

Explore 20 great adventures that offer beautiful vistas, waterfalls and more.



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