February 2019

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7 Hawai‘i-Based Podcasts on the Rise

Podcasts make it easy to create your own playlist of content on the go. Here are seven local ones gaining listeners.

Tourists and Traffic Trouble the Residents of Kailua

Redevelopment, social media and presidential publicity all lure more tourists than ever to this once mostly residential Windward O‘ahu town, pumping up retail business, traffic congestion and housing prices, leaving some residents feeling squeezed out of their hometown. So where to now?
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Your O‘ahu Neighborhood Guide: Kaimukī’s Kapahulu Avenue in Honolulu

Field Guide tells the stories of people and businesses along Honolulu’s streets. This month: little shops, lots of foot traffic, local food and friendly landlords keep the 700 block of Kapahulu Avenue humming.

O‘ahu in 1934: Honolulu’s Vanishing Street Car Tracks

The advent of Honolulu’s new, technologically advanced fleet of Twin Coach buses signaled a new era in the city’s rapid transit system.

Asato Family Shop Serves Creamy Sherbet in Nostalgic Flavors From Our Childhood

Small kid scoops.

7 Hawai‘i-Based Podcasts on the Rise

Podcasts make it easy to create your own playlist of content on the go. Here are seven local ones gaining listeners.

Tourists and Traffic Trouble the Residents of Kailua

Redevelopment, social media and presidential publicity all lure more tourists than ever to this once mostly residential Windward O‘ahu town, pumping up retail business, traffic congestion and housing prices, leaving some residents feeling squeezed out of their hometown. So where to now?

13 Unexpected Desserts to Try at Your Favorite Local Bakeries

Inside HONOLULU: Confessions of a Kailua Resident

The challenges of capturing a story about your own hometown.

The Best Dentists in Hawai‘i 2019

HONOLULU Magazine helps you find the dentist you need, whether it’s for a routine checkup or more specialized work. Everyone on this list comes highly recommended by other dentists, who know their work best.

36 Gourmet Comfort Food Dishes in Hawai‘i That’ll Warm Your Heart and Soul

Comfort food might be indulgent, but it connects us to family, traditions, cultures. Here are some of our favorites, elevated, but still reminding us of when life was simpler and calories didn’t exist.

Model Watch: Talea Lischetzki from Big Island, Hawai‘i

Big Island beauty Talea Lischetzki has been taking the international fashion scene by storm, coming off an exhilarating Spring/Summer 2019 season that landed her in the Chanel and Marc Jacobs shows and posing for some of the industry’s top photographers. We talk with the model-on-the-rise about crazy castings, getting discovered at Foodland and her epic phone call with Naomi Campbell.

Hawai‘i Designer Reise Kochi Makes Moves from Womenswear to Leather Goods

We caught up with the leather junkie to get his thoughts on his hide-and-chic career, avant-garde accessories and more.

Afterthoughts: Tall People Problems

It’s lonely at the top.

Editor’s Page: It’s About the Destination

More road trips, please.

Quote Unquote: Hire This O‘ahu Floral Designer For Your Next Romantic Event

Shilhi Seibel started with a career in corporate events. But when she and her husband, a pastor, moved to Hawai‘i and became pregnant with their second of three children, the California native branched out by starting her floral design studio, Passion Roots. Now 10 years and a few celebrity weddings later, Seibel talks about stubborn buds, semitrucks and creating a blossoming effect in Hawai‘i.

Celebrate Black History Month at HoMA’s 8th Annual African-American Film Festival

The Honolulu African-American Film Festival, Feb. 16 to 20 this year, gives you a chance to see movies never released widely in Hawai‘i. Here’s how it got started.

The 10 Best Events on O‘ahu in February 2019

Mark your calendar for a chance to meet two popular podcasters, a Broadway legend and a few comic characters.

February 2019: Table of Contents

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