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Honolulu Rail: "Lousy Practices of Public Manipulation"

Former Gov. Ben Cayetano and his fellow plaintiffs have released emails from the Federal Transit Authority about the Honolulu rail project.
2012.03.14 02:27 PM

Afterthoughts: Quonset Cool

Curved, corrugated, casual—Hawaii’s kamaboko houses are prefab-ulous.
2012.03.14 07:10 AM

Not So Hard in Honolulu for a Pimp

"In one year, Honolulu police made more than 200 prostitution arrests. But only one of those arrests involved a pimp — and he was never charged."–via Civil Beat
2012.03.13 09:55 AM

Na Puka Kula: Hawaiian Immersion Graduates

Some of the first graduates of the Hawaiian immersion schools have been out on their own in the adult world for a few years now. We caught up with four of them for their reflections on the schools, the language and their futures.
2012.03.12 09:28 AM

Unsolicited Radio Advice for KPOI

KPOI, would it kill you to hire some DJs?
2012.03.09 06:00 AM

Honolulu Academy of Arts Reborn with New Name

Born Again: A merged Honolulu Academy of Arts sheds its maiden name.
2012.03.07 06:30 AM

Civil Unions Recognized in Hawaii

In January 2012, the State of Hawaii began recognizing Civil Unions.
2012.03.05 07:00 AM

John Heckathorn Reports...

Over the course of 27 years, John Heckathorn wrote hundreds of articles for HONOLULU Magazine before he passed away suddenly in December 2011. Here are excerpts from some of our favorite pieces.
2012.03.02 07:00 AM

Gambling Hardly a Path to Riches

Attempts to legalize gambling in Hawaii always seem to get a bit more strident when the economy is down.
2012.03.01 02:11 PM

Editor's Page: Quest for the Best

The March Best of Honolulu issue is a reader favorite, and a pleasure to research.
2012.03.01 09:18 AM

State Proposes Absurd Tax on Electronic Cigarettes

If you’ve successfully replaced cigarette smoking with electronic cigarettes, take note, the Hawaii state Legislature would like to tax you as if you were still smoking.
2012.02.07 02:41 PM

Millerbirds on Laysan Island

Nest Building: A Northwestern Hawaiian Island is getting back the birds it lost almost 100 years ago.
2012.02.07 09:13 AM