December 2005


Going Solo

Back in the Game

Flirting 101

Single in Honolulu

A peek into the sometimes daunting,sometimes exhilarating world of Island singles.

In the mood for love?


Q+A: Larry Bush

Since September 2004, Larry Bush has served as the president and CEO of the YMCA of Honolulu. Bush has been the leader of the three major projects that represent the group's future: new YMCAs in Kalihi, Waipahu and Wai'anae. Bush, who turns 59 this month, also remains active in the YMCA's global arena, going to Taiwan in November, to serve as both the Honolulu and U.S. representative at the annual Six YMCA Conference (Singapore, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and O'ahu).

The Package Deal

Too Hot to Handle

Mild or spicy? If you are among the small tribe of redheads living in Hawai'i, it's hard to convince chefs to serve you the latter.

Lights, China, Action

Guns will blaze at the Chinese Film Festival.

New Year's Eve Around the Islands

Looking for a hot event on December 31? Ring in the New Year at one of these parties.

Gift Us With Your Presents

We hit three of Honolulu's newest stores for a holiday gift-list blitz.

Top Gun

Mild-mannered dentist by day, lethal spear-gun creator by night.

Stunt Double Vision

On the set of Lost, Hawai'i's professional stuntmen and stuntwomen roll with the punches.

Clipping Service

Books: The Literature of ... Mililani?

A new collection of short stories focuses on young women in suburbia.

The Perfect Dinner Date

It's scientific truth: There's nothing more romantic than a meal.


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Music Review

Brittni Paiva, Hear ..., Talmidim Productions

Making the Move

There's a story behind everyone who lives in the Islands.

Flora's Orchids

Our Town: What's behind those bricks?

The Date Street Mini Park Pumping Station.