February 2011

Features

Photo Essay: Machine Age

Photo Essay: Machine Age

About 22,000 Hawaii people work in factories and plants the rest of us never see, set off in industrial parks, tucked behind bland walls. Here are six places where the artistry of machinery is...

The Day the Honolulu Symphony Died

The Day the Honolulu Symphony Died

We had a front-row seat at the implosion of the 110-year-old Honolulu Symphony.

Best Dentists in Hawaii 2011

Best Dentists in Hawaii 2011

HONOLULU Magazine helps you find the dentist you need, whether it's for a routine check-up or more specialized work, by presenting this list of 195 of the best dentists in the Islands.

Malice in the Palace: The Hawaii Crown Jewel Robbery

Malice in the Palace: The Hawaii Crown Jewel Robbery

Did the Hawaii Guard steal gems, fence them and even swap them for opium? Read on for the sordid tale.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

...on Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle and Oahu development.

Dining Reviews: Thanh Lam's New Plan

The man who launched Ba-Le in Hawaii has a new bakery—and a new café coming to a location near you.

Exclusives Module: In Our March Issue

March always means “The Best of Honolulu” for us—this year, we have 101 winners.

Exclusives Module: Promotion: The Hawaii Chocolate Festival

Chocolate lovers - check out the Hawaii Chocolate Festival today - Feb. 26 from 12 to 5.

Exclusives Module: Valentine's Day Guide For Guys

Use one of these last minute ideas—because they won’t seem last minute to her.

Exclusives Module: Thanh Lam's New Plan

The man who launched Ba-Le in Hawaii has a new bakery—and a new café coming to a location near you.

Exclusives Module: Things to Do in February in Hawaii

Scavenge through Chinatown, see the Oscars before anyone else and pamper your pet this fine February.

Calabash: Aikido Ohana

Alan Nagahisa’s dojo, The Aikido Ohana, will be joining more than 20 other aikido dojos from around the state and the world this month for Aikido Celebration 2011.

Calabash: In Our March Issue

March always means “The Best of Honolulu” for us—this year, we have 101 winners.

Calabash: Valentine's Day Guide For Guys

Use one of these last minute ideas—because they won’t seem last minute to her.

Health: Doulas in Hawaii

They’re not doctors or midwifes, but doulas can make births easier.

Food: Hawaii Chocolate Classes

Make your own, or buy it locally grown. The future is bright for Hawaii chocolate.

Around Town: Things to Do in February in Hawaii

Scavenge through Chinatown, see the Oscars before anyone else and pamper your pet this fine February.

Shopping: Field Guide: Antique Stores

Local antique stores are treasure troves of one-of-a-kind finds with a story to tell.

Shopping: Vintage Aloha Shirts

A new collection of vintage aloha shirts comes tagged with stories and memories.

Shopping: Valentine's Day Guide For Guys

Use one of these last minute ideas—because they won’t seem last minute to her.

Music Review: CD Reviews: Sabrina and A Tribute to Na Lani Eha

Music reviews of Sabrina and A Tribute to Na Lani Eha.

Environment: Plant a Wish Project

A Maui couple is traveling across the U.S., planting trees as they go.

Dining: Thanh Lam's New Plan

The man who launched Ba-Le in Hawaii has a new bakery—and a new café coming to a location near you.

From Our Files

February archives

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: The Military State

Ever wondered how a military family feels about Hawaii?