August 2010

Features

Poke: Past and Present

Poke: Past and Present

For locals, few things say “home” as much as poke. Here’s the story of the evolution of this quintessential Hawaii food.

Save Room for Dessert!

Save Room for Dessert!

No matter what you have for dinner, you’ll want to try these 13 places for dessert.

30 Meals Under $30

30 Meals Under $30

We were inspired to find entire meals that cost less than $30. Real, satisfying meals, at nice restaurants, even with a glass of wine. It can be done—here's how.

Ancient Hula Hawaiian Style

Ancient Hula Hawaiian Style

Nearly a dozen vintage recordings of mele (songs or chants) for ancient hula have been resurrected, remastered and compiled on a new album, Ancient Hula Hawaiian Style, Volume 1: Hula Kuahu.

Waiter, There's a Critter in My Wine

Waiter, There's a Critter in My Wine

Why did the chicken cross the road? To be featured on a wine label, of course. But what’s really behind the fad of naming wines after animals?

Odd Restaurant Jobs in Honolulu

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...

10 Places You Can't Go in Hawaii

10 Places You Can't Go in Hawaii

Hawaii is full of amazing places. Most of them you’re free to visit, but there are a few where you’re just not allowed. Here’s a peek into Hawaii’s coolest off-limits corners.

Loft Life in Honolulu

Loft Life in Honolulu

A new breed of luxury apartment arrives in Honolulu.

The Hawaiian Humane Society Investigator

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...

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

... on Kapolei, Kamehameha IV and a little history on the Hawaiian Wax Museum.

Restaurant Guide: 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...

Restaurant Guide: Waiter, There's a Critter in My Wine

Why did the chicken cross the road? To be featured on a wine label, of course. But what’s really behind the fad of naming wines after animals?

Exclusives Module: A Preview of the September Issue

In our September issue, see the 25 most expensive homes in Hawaii.

Calabash: A Preview of the September Issue

In our September issue, see the 25 most expensive homes in Hawaii.

Calabash: Hot Rod!

James Milhorn shows HONOLULU his classic 1934 three-window Ford Coupe.

Health: Unhealthy Eating

Vegetables are the epitome of healthy eating—unless they’ve been visited by snails harboring a painful parasite.

Our Town: Hart of Honolulu

A new look at an influential Hawaii architect.

Around Town: Made in Hawaii Festival

The 15th annual Made-in-Hawaii Festival at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena is back and bigger than ever.

Around Town: Things to do in August in Hawaii

During the last month of summer, eat a gyro, fly a plane and hike the Makapuu trail.

Shopping: Golden Girls

If the summer weather has your complexion heading past dewy and right into shiny, you might like Tatcha, a new line of handmade blotting papers.

Shopping: To the Brim

Communications expert Pam Chambers talks about her signature style: hats.

Music Review: CD Reviews: The Waitiki 7 and Kainani Kahaunaele

Reviewing CDs New Sounds of Exotica and Ohai Ula

Books: Novel Success

A screenwriter’s attempt at fiction makes a splash.

Entertainment: Ohina Short Film Showcase

After a four-year hiatus, the Ohina Short Film Showcase returns this month, featuring seven short films.

Entertainment: Q&A: Kupaoa

Meet this promising Hawaiian music duo.

Environment: Hawaii's Invasive Species

They aren’t cute, cuddly or shy. Here are six new—or just pesky—invasive species you should know about.

From Our Files

August archives

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: In the Closet

A visit to the UH Costume Collection has me imagining what my own life might look like if it were documented through clothing.

Editor's Page: Editor's Page: Excellence and Mysteries

This month, we celebrate a national award, and take readers to places they can’t go.