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Hawaiian Fern Fetish

Kay Lynch devotes her life to native Hawaiian ferns.
2010.11.10 10:07 PM

Odd Restaurant Jobs in Honolulu

Chefs receive most of the attention, but there are also many lesser-known, yet fascinating, restaurant jobs. Meet some of the crew at Honolulu's dining spots who have positions you may never have heard of.
2010.09.07 07:21 PM

BJ Penn: Outside the Octagon

Through mixed martial arts, BJ Penn became Hawaii's most well-known athlete, but not always for the right reasons. Now, he's evolving into one of the world's most influential martial arts teachers.
2010.09.07 06:57 PM

The Hawaiian Humane Society Investigator

The Hawaiian Humane Society’s 13 animal officers ward off aggressive dogs, rescue cats from storm drains and enforce animal cruelty laws. To find out what the job is really like, we rode along with an HHS investigator.
2010.08.02 08:43 PM

Former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha in 2010: What a Difference a Decade Makes

HONOLULU sat down with Louis Kealoha in his first year as HPD chief. Check out what he had to say about corruption, “intelligence-led policing,” and more.
2010.07.01 08:28 PM

Kamehameha IV and the Shooting of Henry Neilson

Alexander Liholiho shot one of his closest friends, leaving physical and emotional wounds from which neither man would recover.
2010.06.01 04:52 PM

Caught in Between

Thousands of people are caring for their children and elderly parents simultaneously. Here are the stories of kamaaina who are coping with this challenge.
2010.05.04 06:08 PM

A Life in Fashion

They do more than create apparel. They can see a bird and turn its colors into a fabric print. They can whip up costumes for an entire opera company. Meet the multitasking magicians we call fashion designers.
2010.04.02 06:24 PM

Family Roots

May Moir and Susanne Zola, grandmother and grand daughter, maintain the Nuuanu Valley gardens of Lipolani.
2010.02.03 08:05 PM

Our Geniuses

They give voice to paralyzed patients, detect exotic particles, solve mathematical conundrums and more. You can even blame one of them for all the hours you spent playing Tetris. Meet eight Islanders who are, quite simply, geniuses.
2010.02.01 05:54 PM

The Country Doctors

Doctors who service the countryside of Hawaii.
2010.01.18 05:30 PM

Jack Randall Has Spent Over 50 Years of His Life Known as “The Fish Man”

At 83, Jack Randall of The Bishop Museum, has lived an exciting life, much of it underwater.
2007.11.27 02:50 PM