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Whose Private Island?

In HONOLULU Magazine's June 1995 issue, we detail the outrageous lengths to which Microsoft and Lanai Co. (along with a perfectly willing Maui Police Department) went to keep media and the public off of Lanai for the Gates' nuptials. Let's hope Ellison is a better neighbor.
2012.06.20 06:42 PM

The movie to watch tonight in Honolulu

Don't miss This is Not a Film on Friday, June 8, in the Friends of Film Friday series at the Doris Duke Theatre.
2012.06.08 12:16 PM

Vote for the Year’s Best Architecture

From now until June 15, the public can vote in the Sixth Annual People’s Award for AIA Honolulu’s Design Awards.
2012.06.01 11:41 AM

Hawaii Education Q&A: How is the DOE helping poor-performing schools?

Associate editor Tiffany Hill asks Kathryn Matayoshi, Hawaii's Department of Education superintendent, about helping poor-performing schools.
2012.05.24 12:28 PM

Hawaii Education Q&A: What do schools have in place to ensure communication with parents?

What do schools have in place to ensure communication with parents?
2012.05.18 12:51 PM

Google Street View Reaches Hawaii Landmarks

The Honolulu Zoo, Iolani Palace and Wet ‘N’ Wild Hawaii can now be explored thanks to Google’s Street View Trike.
2012.05.17 05:20 PM

Hawaii Education Q&A: Why don't all public schools have midterms and final exam weeks?

Some public high schools in Hawaii have midterms and final exam weeks, and some do not. Why?
2012.05.17 03:22 PM

Hawaii Education Q&A: Why don't student representatives get a vote?

The questions for this exclusive, video Q&A come from both the magazine staff and the public, and touch on a variety of subjects, such as what the department and board are doing to reverse negative public perceptions, how teacher evaluations will work, whether or not Matayoshi and Horner sent their children to public school and more.
2012.05.15 12:54 PM

From Iolani School to Moanalua High School: A Parents’ Tale

When private school wasn’t working for their son, a Honolulu family turned to public education.
2012.05.10 01:32 PM

Pacific Resource Partnership Launches Honolulu Rail Support Campaign

The carpenters union seems to be going off the rails in Honolulu, Hawaii.
2012.05.09 02:56 PM

Kamehameha Schools Focuses on Public Schools Along the Waianae Coast

Educating Hawaiians beyond the walls of its campuses, KSBE provides targeted support to one of Oahu’s low-income communities.
2012.05.04 10:03 AM

Inspirational Quotes from the Dalai Lama’s Talks in Honolulu

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama returned to Hawaii for two talks at the UH Stan Sheriff Center.
2012.04.16 05:15 PM