February 2007


Zen on the Ridge

A challenging Hawai‘i Loa Ridge spot proves to be the perfect catalyst for a low-key, Japanese-style home for this Chicago couple.

The Business of Love

Meet five of our Islands’ love experts.


Media: Lost on Location

They came from different countries and backgrounds, but these Honolulu restaurateurs now share the same passions: good food, fresh ingredients and feeding a legion of happy customers.

Our Town: Name That Building

The ’50s and ’60s were a fertile period for Honolulu architecture. See if you can identify these beautifully funky buildings from the Statehood era.

Music Review

Various Artists, Everybody Loves Bob Marley, Neos Productions

From Our Files


Community: Fresh Start

Could the state’s new approach to homelessness on the Leeward Coast end the problem once and for all?


Planned Parenthood’s Ann Rahall

Whirled Peace

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

Old Friends, Good Wine

Cheers to a civilized night out.

Books: Bumbye Hawai‘i

Letters 2|07

Environment: Calling all Humpbacks

A cooperative research project took a comprehensive look at whales.

Things Are Looking Up

There’s a lot to be optimistic about, it turns out.

Arts: Drawing From Memory

A new exhibit delves into the process of perception.

Year of the Boar

Kapahulu Kafé

A visit to a new ‘awa bar

Good Things in Small Packages

Honolulu’s shopping scene continues to explode, with urban, hip boutiques popping up like ali‘i mushrooms. Here’s a sampling of notable offerings in women’s clothing.