August 2012

Features

Hawaii's Most Expensive Dishes

Hawaii's Most Expensive Dishes

It's How Much!?: Put your money where your mouth is, with some of Hawaii’s most expensive dishes.

Honolulu Cheap Eats!

Honolulu Cheap Eats!

For you, here’s HONOLULU Magazine’s tour of 67 cheap eats, from burgers to soft-shell crab to frugal finds with a view: fun and delicious meals you can afford to eat every day of the week.

Liquor Licenses in Honolulu

Liquor Licenses in Honolulu

License to Pour: A lot of time and effort went into the wine you drink with dinner. Welcome to the ins and outs of getting a liquor license in Honolulu.

Eat Here Now: Six New Restaurants in Honolulu

Eat Here Now: Six New Restaurants in Honolulu

Hawaii is a great place to eat, and it seems to get better all the time. Here are six of our favorite new eateries that have opened in the past year.

Photo Essay: Kalaupapa Memories, Molokai, Hawaii

Photo Essay: Kalaupapa Memories, Molokai, Hawaii

Here, we’ve selected images from renowned photographer Wayne Levin, who took the following photographs in Kalaupapa, Molokai. All were taken between 1984 and 1987.

Honolulu's Freshest Noodles

Honolulu's Freshest Noodles

Meet the noodle makers rolling out the Island’s nicest noodles by hand... and foot!

The Paperless Press in Honolulu

The Paperless Press in Honolulu

Good journalism isn’t dead. While there are fewer reporters, and Honolulu has become a one-newspaper town, local online-only news outfits pursue solid reporting and somewhat less solid revenues.

The Lava Dwellers, Big Island, Hawaii

The Lava Dwellers, Big Island, Hawaii

They come for the privacy, the views, the Pele energy and the rock-bottom real estate prices. Never mind that the volcano could torch their homes at any time.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

...on First Friday in Chinatown and the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall.

Special Promotional Section: Staycation: 4 Great Ways to Stay and Play

Look no further than your own backyard to plan your next vacation. Whether you’re after family fun or a romantic getaway, your trip begins right here in the Aloha State. Check out these great...

News: Hawaii's Voter ID Law Apparently … No Big Deal

One of the hottest issues in national news is the furor over voter ID laws.

News: UH West Oahu Opens in August

Go West, Young Grad!: The UH West Oahu campus opens its doors at last.

Around Town: Pow Wow Hawaii Mural in Kakaako

Larger Than Life: The Pow Wow Hawaii art event happened back in February in the Kakaako neighborhood.

Around Town: Unconventional Churches in Hawaii

Holy Hot Spots: Churches aren’t all steeples and stained-glass windows anymore. From arcades to strip malls, check out these five unconventional worship spots around Oahu.

Around Town: Things to Do in August in Hawaii

The last month of summer is jam-packed with latte art, s’mores and indie rock.

Arts: 75th Anniversary of the Hawaiian Room in NYC

Hawaiian Room Hula: A dancer recalls her fondest memories of performing at the Hawaiian Room in New York in celebration of the 75th anniversary of its opening.

Shopping: Handsome Young Sons Latest Wallet Collection

Exchange Program: Simplicity reigns with Handsome Young Son’s latest wallet collection in Honolulu.

Shopping: Fashionable Boutique Managers

Leading Ladies: Boutique managers, by nature, have killer wardrobing skills and some of the best personal style around. Here, three local shop girls give us the skinny on their summer must-haves...

Shopping: Stylish Pet Store Spotlight on Kapahulu

Creature Comforts: Pet style meets substance at Calvin & Susie.

Shopping: Back-to-School Shopping for Grown-Ups

Higher Learning: When it comes to the thrill of back-to-school shopping, why should kids get to have all the fun? Take a nostalgic trip back with these grown-up, classroom-inspired takes on supply...

Books: Summer Reads in Honolulu

Four focused tomes on music, beaches and ... bananas?

Entertainment: Hiking the Koolau Mountains

Koolau Conquerer: One man, one backpack, one mountain: Chase Norton recently hiked the entire summit in one go.

Dining: Eat Here Now: Six New Restaurants in Honolulu

Hawaii is a great place to eat, and it seems to get better all the time. Here are six of our favorite new eateries that have opened in the past year.

Dining: Honolulu's Freshest Noodles

Meet the noodle makers rolling out the Island’s nicest noodles by hand... and foot!

From Our Files

The August 2012 archives from our files of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: On the Wedge

Why my favorite deep-fried snack can’t be found on Oahu.

Editor's Page: Editor's Page: Two Notes

Observations on City Council member Nestor Garcia and UH West Oahu.