January 2007


2007 Hale Aina Awards Winner's List

How is the Mayor Doing?

It’s been two years since Mufi Hannemann took over Honolulu Hale. Is the city any better off today?

The Sour Poi Awards

Celebrating the best of the worst of 2006—follies, foibles and bizarre moments.


From Our Files | January

Chronicling the Islands since 1888.

A new boxing studio in Manoa

Life After the Plantation

Del Monte pineapple plantation’s decision to shut down two years early leaves hundreds of workers wondering how to move on.

Letters 1|07


Micah Kane

Pseudo Relief

Buying cold medicine? Don’t act so suspicious!

Taste the World

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.

Music Review

Na Palapalai, Ka Pua Hae Hawai‘i, Koops2 Entertainment

Books: Chew Through Maui

A breezy guide to eating well on the Valley Isle.

Arts: Going Pro

Can a professional repertory company make it in Hawai‘i?

Green Resolutions

Six practical ways you can help save the planet this New Year.

By the Numbers

That's Highway Robbery!

10 Reasons to Buy my Book!

Profile: Horton’s Hits

Remembering a HONOLULU Magazine alum.

City: No Place to Go

Restroom relief cannot come soon enough to downtown Honolulu.

Community: A Matter of Trust

Can community land trusts provide affordable housing? Maui is set to find out.

The City Past and Present

The Honolulu of 150 years ago—strange, yet familiar.