December 2006



An excerpt from former Gov. Ben Cayetano’s upcoming autobiography, Ben, A Memoir, from Street Kid to Governor.

The Last Plantation

The shutdown of one of Hawai‘i’s few remaining pineapple plantations leaves 600 workers without jobs and possibly 200 without homes.


Letters: Letters 12|06

Calabash: Q+A

Donald Pascual

Calabash: Environment: Clearly Beloved

A Honolulu-made kayak makes it all the way to New York’s art scene.

Calabash: Technology: Did You Hear That?

A Hawai‘i-based researcher uses a new kind of transmitter to figure out when sharks are eating, and where.

Calabash: What’s for Dinner?

Maybe you’re swamped at work, juggling the needs of a busy family or just don’t want to fuss with cooking—or perhaps all three. But you don’t have to survive on cereal and...

Calabash: Waikiki After Dark

Calabash: Music Review

Jake Shimabukuro, Gently Weeps, Hitchhike Records

Calabash: Our Town: Kaimuki

A new book charts the rapid growth of Honolulu.

Calabash: Environment: The Plant Seekers

Sometimes you’ve got to take a risk when saving a dying species.

Calabash: Clipping Service

Calabash: Shopping: Gettin’ Figgy With It

The holiday song may demand figgy pudding, but frankly, we’d rather receive these fig-themed goodies.

Calabash: Epic Book

Restoring a lost legend.

From Our Files

Chronicling the Islands since 1888.

Afterthoughts: Fear Factor

A scaredy-cat tries to embrace adventure.