February 2005


Lost and Found

This high-rise kitchen remodel uncovers a surprise — windows, with an amazing view, hidden behind the old cabinets.

Best Dentists in Hawaii

Hawai'i dentists name the best in their profession, whether you need a cavity filled or a new set of teeth.


Exhibit Eruption

A new, state-of-the-art visitor’s center emerges at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

D.K's World

D.K. Kodama has opened four new restaurants in the past six months.

Imaginary Friends

They’re good for kids, so why not for adults?

Got Plans for Feb. 14?

If You Don’t, Read This

Valentine’s Chocolates

A License to Drill

Who knew becoming a dentist was controversial?



Two Scoops Art

For billions of people, rice is life—and this month, as the Academy shows us, it’s also inspiration for art.

No Dogs Allowed

Island pet owners are left with few housing options.

Q+A Alan Yamamoto

From Our Files

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