December 2011

Features

Hawaii Surfers Surfing Past 60

Hawaii Surfers Surfing Past 60

Silver Surfers: Meet five surf legends who, in their 60s and 70s, still hit the beach.

Sweet Treats in Honolulu

Sweet Treats in Honolulu

These lesser known desserts elicit joy when presented at a party, even if it’s a party of one on the couch. Here are a few of our favorite confections in Hawaii.

New Restaurants Open on Oahu

New Restaurants Open on Oahu

New Releases: We check out three new restaurants, two big time, one better.

Doing Good: Our Guide to Giving Back

Doing Good: Our Guide to Giving Back

‘Tis the season to give. But where? How? Time and money are always hard to come by and you want your efforts to make a real difference. We can help. Here are ways to vet a nonprofit, donate...

Departments

Around Town: Guinness World Records in Hawaii

We’re the greatest in the world! Even Guinness says so.

Around Town: Things to Do in December in Hawaii

This month, see the bright lights, fly like an eagle and crack some nuts.

Arts: Creative Coffee Shop R&D Opens in Kakaako

The Idea Factory: R&D isn’t just a coffee shop—this new Kakaako space aims to inspire.

Shopping: Winter Fashion Trend: '60s A-Line Dresses

In Mod We Trust: One of winter’s farout catwalk trends, the ’60s, is making a groovy go-around with A-line dresses and candy-colored accessories.

Shopping: Hawaii Hats for Sunny, Winter Weather

Heads Up: When it comes to must-have fall accessories, retro-inspired felt toppers are head and shoulders above the rest.

Shopping: Winter Fashion Trend: Leopard Print

The Wild Bunch: This season, pounce on the new neutral in town.

Shopping: Jonathan Adler Chairs Arrive at Fishcake

Take A Seat: Jonathan Adler chairs arrive at Fishcake.

Shopping: Levi's Commuter Series in Hawaii

Spin Cycle: Levi’s’ cyclist-minded Commuter Series hits Hawaii’s shores.

Shopping: Winter's of-the-moment Trends, Honolulu

In the Mix: Dare to double up on winter’s of-the-moment trends. Menswear-inspired pieces pair nicely with bold graphic prints for a look that’s two-cool.

Shopping: Noteworthy's Pocket Tees

Shirting the Issue: Snap up Noteworthy’s strikingly simple pocket tees.

Shopping: Stylish Party Accessories

Ready, Fête, Go!: Stylish party accessories for the season of entertaining.

Shopping: Hawaii Jewelry That's Edgy

Local designers get down to the pretty-gritty with a new crop of edgy-chic pieces.

Shopping: Designer on the Rise: Wishing Bridge

Meet the creative force behind local jewelry line Wishing Bridge.

Shopping: Get the Rocker Chic Look

Go for the bold in the season’s striking, rocker chic pieces offset by playful accessories in eye-popping electric hues.

Shopping: Florencia Arias Opens in Downtown Honolulu

The sexy South American label heats up downtown Honolulu.

Dining: Lesser Known, Locally Grown

These unusual ingredients can spice up your dishes.

Dining: Sweet Treats in Honolulu

These lesser known desserts elicit joy when presented at a party, even if it’s a party of one on the couch. Here are a few of our favorite confections in Hawaii.

From Our Files

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

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: Think Pink

Why is every building in Honolulu so beige?