January 2010


Sour Poi Awards

Sour Poi Awards

Celebrating the best of the worst of 2009—the strange, the stupid and the scandalous.

A Massacre Forgotten

A Massacre Forgotten

Decades of harsh treatment toward plantation workers resulted in several riotous strikes beginning in the 20th century. One turned deadly. It has since been all but forgotten.

Hale Aina Chefs: Master Class

Hale Aina Chefs: Master Class

We talked with 10 chefs and had them answer a few of life's little cooking questions.

2010 Hale Aina Awards

2010 Hale Aina Awards

Our readers named the best restaurants in the Islands.


Letters to the Editor: Feedback

...on the 2009 photo contest, 50,000 outstanding bench warrants and the best ramen.

Calabash: Fresh Start

Clark Little's new book, The Shorebreak Art of Clark Little.

Around Town: Things to do in January in Hawaii

7 reasons to get out in January 2010.

Around Town: The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan’s cross-cultural epic about mothers and daughters takes to the stage.

Music Review: CD Reviews: Hope Mayo and Na Palapalai

Reviews of End of the Day and Nanea.

Books: Island Explorations

Here in Hawaii and across the Pacific.

Entertainment: AsiaPacificFilms.com

Watch movies from Asia and the Pacific online.

Environment: The Waikiki Aquarium's Coral Collection

The Waikiki Aquarium has one of the largest coral collections in the world. Here’s why.

From Our Files

January archives

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: Mint Condition

A stash of old coins may not be worth much, but still feels precious.

Editor's Page: Editor's Page: Good Enough to Eat

This issue has delicious food writing—and equally tasty photography.