August 2012

Features

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!

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

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

Honolulu's Freshest Noodles

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

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

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.

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August 2012

From Our Files

Afterthoughts: On the Wedge

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

Pow Wow Hawaii Mural in Kakaako

Handsome Young Sons Latest Wallet Collection

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

Hawaii's Voter ID Law Apparently … No Big Deal

Summer Reads in Honolulu

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

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.

Staycation: 4 Great Ways to Stay and Play

Photo Essay: Kalaupapa Memories, Molokai, Hawaii

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 and favorite off-duty shopping spots.

Stylish Pet Store Spotlight on Kapahulu

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

Honolulu's Freshest Noodles

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

Hiking the Koolau Mountains

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

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.

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.

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.

Things to Do in August in Hawaii

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

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.

UH West Oahu Opens in August

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

Editor's Page: Two Notes

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

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 list staples.