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 to the Editor: 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.