Archive - Afterthoughts


Can Anyone Here Design an Interesting Building?

Island architects are wrestling with the state of Hawai‘i architecture

January 2005

Voting by Design

When a single ballot insists it is actually five ballots, who could blame a voter for being confused?

November 2004

Forgotten Disasters

Time buries old wounds.

October 2004

Old-Timers Need Not Apply

Can it be too late to begin a life of international intrigue and adventure?

September 2004

Afterthoughts: I, the Jury

Jury duty can be less of a chore than you think.

July 2004

Den of felicity

There’s nothing like a plumbing disaster to motivate a little remodeling

June 2004

Afterthoughts: The Right Tool for the Job

Interview with Patricia Hamamoto about public education money, Waipahu High School and education reform

May 2004

Constitution Abuse

The right to marry doesn’t come from your neighbors, or society, or President Bush.

April 2004

The Ghosts of Advertising Past

The art of advertising as we know it was invented in the 1930s. Class envy and B.O. would never be the same.

February 2004