Archive - Afterthoughts

Name Over?

Name Over?

Many of the world’s great cities—Vancouver, London, San Francisco, New York—have places called Chinatown. I’m proud Honolulu is one of them.

November 2007

Gravity and Other Hazards

Let’s just dance past that milestone, shall we?

October 2007

Merrily We Roll Along

We all have our baggage, seen and unseen.

September 2007

Gawk This Way

Every time a honu is ashore, humans gather to watch. What would happen if they turned the tables?

August 2007

Bring on the Child Labor!

Why Hawaiower the age limit for working minors.

July 2007

Deep Cover

Can the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog help put an end to the scourge of jaywalking?

June 2007

Smells Like Fiasco

The plans for O‘ahu’s rail system are so screwy, even die-hard mass transit fans can’t get onboard with it.

May 2007


Our lives are starting to look like we’re on a Stanley Kubrick set, and, for me, it’s about time.

April 2007

Break That Mold

Enough of this “cookie-cutter” notion of the Mainland.

March 2007

Whirled Peace

In the face of technology, one machine stands alone in a shining chrome rebellion.

February 2007