August 2011

Features

Theaters of Hawaii

A new book takes us to the movies—and back in time.

50 Great Dates in Honolulu

Hawaii's Public Art

On the Hunt: See the city with fresh eyes via this article, an artistic scavenger hunt of Honolulu’s best public art.

Exploring Kahuku

Too often, the trip from Honolulu to Kahuku is a well-beaten path from downtown to the comforts of a single resort.

Micronesian in Hawaii

Micronesians are Hawaii's newest arrivals. We wanted to find out more about what it’s like to make a new life here.

Departments

Jason Takemura MIHF Cooking Demo

New Hawaii Novel Released

A Whirlwind of a Tale: The semi-retired Richard Tillotson has pulled from his life's experiences to write several plays and a first novel.

Gourmet Home Tours on the Big Island

Home Cooking: This Big Island tour combines brunch with sneak peeks of homes.

Whiskey Drinks Around Honolulu

Whiskey's Back: One Night on the Whiskey Trail with Hawaii’s Best Bartenders

Sinful Chocolate Desserts in Hawaii

The best chocolate desserts in Hawaii restaurants, alas, bring out the worst in us.

Model Planes Over Kaneohe

Aces in Miniature: Some of those jets over Kaneohe are remote-control model aircraft.

Hawaii Restaurant Chefs Recommend

Chef Recommends: Everyone envisions chefs laboring away at the hot stove, so much so that we sometimes forget they do venture out of their kitchens, eat at other restaurants, try new dishes and relax with friends around a table.

Easter Island Controversy

Easter Surprise: A UH professor stirs up controversy with a new book on the Rapanui people of Easter Island.

Hawaii Spa Bargains

Bargain Spas: If you’re looking to be pampered on a budget, check out a Korean spa.

From Our Files

The August archives from our files of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

Mantiques in Hawaii

Forget the frou-frou lampshades, we found five great places to shop for manly antiques.

Hawaii Restaurant Costs

The Big Squeeze: Restaurants are paying more for everything and they know you don’t want to.

Theaters of Hawaii

A new book takes us to the movies—and back in time.

Hawaii Cheese Dishes

Ooey, Gooey Cheese: It stretches, it bubbles, it tantalizes you with warm, salty flavors. You know you can’t deny yourself the melting goodness of cheese. We found the 18 most irresistible cheese dishes in town. Here’s where to indulge.

Hawaii's Public Art

On the Hunt: See the city with fresh eyes via this article, an artistic scavenger hunt of Honolulu’s best public art.

Hawaiian Ukulele Goes Mainstream

For years, the ukulele was seen as a novelty outside the Islands. These days, though, a new crop of Mainland rockers and hipsters are getting serious about Hawaii’s favorite instrument.

Original Hawaiian Note Cards

Inspired by Hawaii’s environment, these note cards invite you to put away your keyboard and pick up a pen.

Acupuncture for Breast Cancer Patients

Afterthoughts: Good Timing

New York State approves same-sex marriage just in time for my friend's wedding. Now if Hawaii could just do the same.

Future Hawaii Architecture at UH Hilo

The quiet town of Hilo may soon be home to some of the state’s most compelling new architecture.

Exploring Kahuku

Too often, the trip from Honolulu to Kahuku is a well-beaten path from downtown to the comforts of a single resort.

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Micronesian in Hawaii

Micronesians are Hawaii's newest arrivals. We wanted to find out more about what it’s like to make a new life here.

Professional Mermaid in Hawaii

Sea Change: Kariel dreamed of being a mermaid as a child; these days she can can dive to depths of 50 feet and go without air for three minutes.

Things to Do in August in Hawaii

Enjoy the Bard, grab a cup of Hawaii-grown Joe and paddle in honor of the Duke.

Editor's Page: Our Guide to Better Dining

In an age of information overload, magazines cut through the chatter to bring you the best.

New Hawaii Boutiques Open in Kakaako

Heard on the Street: Two new boutiques make it worth squeezing your car into Kakaako’s tight spots.

9 Things Hawaii Chefs Wished You Knew