February 2014


Review: MW Restaurant

Review: MW Restaurant

The new MW Restaurant serves food with influences from two of Hawaii’s most beloved kitchens, Alan Wong's and Zippy's.

Hawaii's Solar Energy Revolution

Hawaii's Solar Energy Revolution

How the proliferation of solar panels on Honolulu homes will force Hawaiian Electric Co. to reinvent itself—or else.

Waikiki's Ilikai Hotel and Suites Turns 50

Waikiki's Ilikai Hotel and Suites Turns 50

One of Waikiki’s most iconic landmarks celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. Here’s the story of how this hotel/condo hybrid came to be.


Letters to the Editor: Feedback

Shopping: Fashion Trend: Stacked Rings

The staggered ring trend can be tricky to handle. Get it right by alternating dainty mid rings with chunky statement styles and edgy, chain-linked bands.

Shopping: Honolulu's Power Couples

Together these couples find strength in numbers in life and work. Get an inside view of local shop owners and designers who frequently throw around the other powerful four-letter word.

Quote Unquote: Lord of the Abs: Gilad Janklowicz

Bodies in Motion host Gilad Janklowicz has led TV viewers through living-room workouts for 30 years. His show, shot at scenic locations in Hawaii and currently shown on the Discovery Fit & Health...

Shopping: Hawaii Designer's Gown Inspired by 'The Chronicles of Narnia'

Romance is in the air this season as designers send one airy confection after another floating down spring 2014’s runways.

Books: Tales From the Bench: 'Judge Sam King: A Memoir'

In a new memoir, the late Sam King shares stories from his long judicial career.

Entertainment: Watanabe Floral Ready for Valentine's Day

Kathy and Leland Watanabe, with sons Justin and Landon, at Watanabe Floral, getting ready for the Valentine’s Day rush.

Entertainment: 8 Entertainment Picks for February

Love is in the air this month, in the form of malassadas, chocolate, romantic films and more.

Dining: Tucker and Bevvy in Waikiki: New Aussie-style Takeout Sandwich Spot

Picnic food from down under.

Dining: Review: MW Restaurant

The new MW Restaurant serves food with influences from two of Hawaii’s most beloved kitchens, Alan Wong's and Zippy's.

Dining: 3 New Ramen Restaurants in Honolulu: Agu, Santouka and Kiwami

Just when you thought you’d chosen your favorite ramen, three new spots open up, making you question your loyalties.

Dining: Favorite Hawaii Chocolates and Truffles

A survey of Honolulu’s chocolatiers and bean-to-bar makers, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

From Our Files: From Our Files: February

In 1888, King Kalakaua issued a royal charter, commissioning a magazine. Then titled Paradise of the Pacific, this publication became HONOLULU Magazine, making it the oldest magazine west of the...

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: Unplugged

Going off the grid used to be more dramatic.

Editor's Page: Editor's Page: Connections

In Honolulu, we often find connections where we least expect them.