February 2019: Table of Contents
Meet the people behind seven local podcasts gaining listeners.
by Emily Benton and JAMES CHARISMA
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?
BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN with Carlyn Tani
HONOLULU Magazine helps you find the dentist you need, whether it’s for a routine checkup or more specialized work, with this list of the best dentists in the Islands.
Mark your calendar for a chance to meet two popular podcasters, a Broadway legend and a few comic characters.
By Christi Young
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.
BY JAYNA OMAYE
Small Kid Scoops
Asato Family Shop serves creamy sherbet in nostalgic flavors from our childhood.
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.
Interview by Christi Young
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF
From Our Files: 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.
BY Christi Young
Surf-inspired fashions, Bliss Lau’s new jewelry collection, a local model on the rise and more.
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.
By stacey Makiya and brie thalmann
You won’t want to miss this unique and lively block or its people. So pull over and hit the sidewalks with us.
By DON WALLACE
Thirteen unexpected finds at your favorite local bakeries.
The dawn view from a ridge above central Kailua shows the lights of homes and businesses with the bay in the background.
PHOTO: Aaron K. Yoshino
More road trips, please.
BY CHRISTI YOUNG
The challenges of capturing a story about your own hometown.
It’s lonely at the top.