August 2011

Features

Theaters of Hawaii

Theaters of Hawaii

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

50 Great Dates in Honolulu

50 Great Dates in Honolulu

Whether you’re meeting her for the first time, or you’ve been married for 20 years, here are 50 great dates to romance that special someone.

Hawaii's Public Art

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

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

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

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

...on rail and towing in Hawaii.

Restaurant Guide: Whiskey Drinks Around Honolulu

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

Restaurant Guide: Sinful Chocolate Desserts in Hawaii

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

Restaurant Guide: Hawaii Restaurant Chefs Recommend

We asked these local food experts two questions: What dish would you recommend at your own restaurant, and what dish would you recommend at another?

Restaurant Guide: Hawaii Restaurant Costs

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

Restaurant Guide: 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...

Restaurant Guide: 9 Things Hawaii Chefs Wished You Knew

Is the customer always right? We turned the tables and asked Hawaii chefs to dish on what they wish diners knew.

Dining Reviews: Whiskey Drinks Around Honolulu

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

Dining Reviews: Sinful Chocolate Desserts in Hawaii

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

Dining Reviews: Hawaii Restaurant Chefs Recommend

We asked these local food experts two questions: What dish would you recommend at your own restaurant, and what dish would you recommend at another?

Dining Reviews: 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...

Food: Gourmet Home Tours on the Big Island

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

Around Town: Model Planes Over Kaneohe

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

Around Town: Hawaii Spa Bargains

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

Around Town: Things to Do in August in Hawaii

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

Music Review: 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.

Books: 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.

Books: Easter Island Controversy

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

Dining: Gourmet Home Tours on the Big Island

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

From Our Files

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

Afterthoughts: 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.