December 2013: Table of Contents
Newsstand version: Bigeye ahi sashimi with wasabi salsa and spicy ponzu at Nobu Waikiki.
Subscriber version: ahi sashimi platter from Nico's Pier 38.
Photo: Steve Czerniak
Barack is Back!
After five consecutive Hawaii vacations, President Barack Obama is expected to travel back to Oahu with his family this month once again. Even on vacation, he’s a man of routine, but many kamaaina still look forward to his winter visits—minus the traffic. Here’s what to expect.
by tiffany hill, david thompson and katrina valcourt
The Everything Guide to Ahi
Hawaii’s most beloved fish: a guide to finding the best, and stories from the people who catch and serve it.
by martha cheng, tiffany hill, mari taketa and katrina valcourt
From Souvenirs to Saks
The rise, fall and rebirth of the International Market Place.
by david thompson
The Best Lawyers in Hawaii
HONOLULU Magazine worked with the research firm of Woodward/White, publishers of The Best Lawyers in America, to bring our readers the list of the best lawyers in Hawaii.
Getting Santa ready
Reasons to get out and go in December
The Return of Hawaii’s Favorite Reggae Band
Q&A: Pamela Taylor-Tongg
Field Notes: iTrampoline
Our Holiday Style Guide features blingy jewelry, party fashions, stocking stuffers and more.
by terri inefuku, stacey makiya and brie thalmann
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.
by a. kam napier
Welcome to the Issue
On Hawaii’s favorite fish.
by michael keany
For the Love
Scenes from the special session on Marriage Equiality.
by michael keany
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