April 2019

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Moroccan Spot, Casablanca, is One of the Longest-Running Restaurants in Kailua

Exploring restaurants by the Islamic community on O‘ahu means tasting flavors from Uzbekistan, Iran, Morocco and ... Italy.

Bar Koko and Persian Restaurant on Pi‘ikoi Street is All About the Meat

Exploring restaurants by the Islamic community on O‘ahu means tasting flavors from Uzbekistan, Iran, Morocco and ... Italy.

Silk Road Café in Honolulu Is One of the Closest Places to Eat by ‘Iolani Palace

Exploring restaurants by the Islamic community on O‘ahu means tasting flavors from Uzbekistan, Iran, Morocco and ... Italy.

How Hawaiian Immersion Programs Are Inspiring Public School Students

Learning centers and Hawaiian language immersion are among the programs that show that Hawai‘i public schools reach far beyond test scores and letter grades.

How Did Hawai‘i’s Public Schools Rank in 2017–2018?

Since 2003, HONOLULU Magazine has been publishing a chart that ranks Hawai‘i’s public schools.
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Moroccan Spot, Casablanca, is One of the Longest-Running Restaurants in Kailua

Exploring restaurants by the Islamic community on O‘ahu means tasting flavors from Uzbekistan, Iran, Morocco and ... Italy.

Bar Koko and Persian Restaurant on Pi‘ikoi Street is All About the Meat

Exploring restaurants by the Islamic community on O‘ahu means tasting flavors from Uzbekistan, Iran, Morocco and ... Italy.

Silk Road Café in Honolulu Is One of the Closest Places to Eat by ‘Iolani Palace

Exploring restaurants by the Islamic community on O‘ahu means tasting flavors from Uzbekistan, Iran, Morocco and ... Italy.

Hawai‘i’s Public School Lunches Are Changing in a Big Way

There is something cooking in Hawai‘i’s public schools, and that’s unusual. After years of many students getting heat-and-eat dishes, local ingredients are making their way into school cafeterias.

How Hawaiian Immersion Programs Are Inspiring Public School Students

Learning centers and Hawaiian language immersion are among the programs that show that Hawai‘i public schools reach far beyond test scores and letter grades.

O‘ahu in 1957: A Hotel and Restaurant School Opens in Waikīkī

In the 1950s Hawai‘i’s hotel industry was booming but the state needed more cooks in the kitchens.

The Bottom Line: How the Hawai‘i DOE Gets and Spends its Money

The state Department of Education manages a $1.99 billion operating budget. But how is that budget funded? We dove into the numbers and found out what stakeholders have to say about it.

Meatballs, Dorms and Line Dancing—What the Hell’s Up With Aloha Tower?

Hawai‘i Pacific University not only survived sudden cardiac arrest—a steep drop in enrollment after 2009, accompanied by layoffs and low morale—but used the trauma as a springboard for a dramatic relocation. The move to Aloha Tower Marketplace and Waterfront and Pioneer plazas is a real cliffhanger. What’s next?

How Did Hawai‘i’s Public Schools Rank in 2017–2018?

Since 2003, HONOLULU Magazine has been publishing a chart that ranks Hawai‘i’s public schools.

Afterthoughts: The Lunch Club

My middle school had the best cafeteria food around. And not just because it was free.

Where to Shop for Statement Jewelry, Designer Bags and Beauty Products

Brand new styles and stores in Honolulu this spring.

Editor’s Page: Remember When

Garlic fries, toothpick ceilings and the life (and deaths) of two Downtown hotspots.

Fighting Eel and Sig Zane Release a Merrie Monarch Festival-Inspired Collaboration

Hang on to your hula skirts! The two Hawai‘i brands are releasing their first collaboration at the 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival (April 25–27).

Na Leo’s 2019 Mother’s Day Concert is a Can’t-Miss Celebration of Mom

(Sponsored) We chatted with group member Nalani Jenkins about Na Leo Pilimehana’s upcoming Mother’s Day show at Hawai‘i Theatre, and why it’s the perfect gift for your favorite lady.

We Are Leeward O‘ahu: The Island’s Newest Place to Live, Work and Play

(Sponsored) About 30 miles from Honolulu, the West Side is a vibrant, fast-growing community. From locally owned restaurants to a 200,000-square-foot community center, Leeward O‘ahu offers everything you need.

What It’s Really Like Organizing the Merrie Monarch Festival

Luana Kawelu, 79, took over as president of the Merrie Monarch Festival after her mom, Dottie Thompson, who was instrumental in reviving the event in the 1970s, died in 2010.

Why Do We Rate Public Schools?

I have this conversation every year on the streets of O‘ahu. Here is my answer.

3 New Things You’ll Find at Jamba Hawai‘i’s Revamped Downtown Store

(Sponsored) On March 22, Jamba at the Financial Plaza unveiled a fresh dose of new with a grand reopening celebration.

Giveaway: Win a Spa Treatment for Two at the Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu

Enter by May 15 for the chance to win a luxurious spa treatment for two in a traditional outdoor healing hale at Naupaka Spa & Wellness Centre, with complimentary valet parking.

4 Things We Loved About Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina’s Moonlight Market

(Sponsored) The resort’s evening event on Saturday, March 23, from 5 to 8 p.m., featured culinary bites, craft cocktails and plenty of made-in-Hawai‘i shopping.

April 2019: Table of Contents

The 11 Best Events on O‘ahu in April

Picnic at a celebratory kanikapila, try a new spin on Spam and say goodbye to the funkmaster general.

Grand Lānai Restaurant Week is Back at International Market Place

(Sponsored) 9 Restaurants. 7 Days. Double Dipping Encouraged.

Taste of Paradise, Hawai‘i’s Latest Foodie Festival, is Happening This Saturday

(Sponsored) Get your tickets now for Taste of Paradise Hawai‘i presented by HONOLULU Magazine.
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