January 2012: Table of Contents
The Sour Poi Awards
Celebrating the best of the worst of 2011—the strange, the stupid and the scandalous.
by Michael Keany and a. kam napier
The Tiki Tribe
With mugs, statues, songs and fashion, these kamaaina are carrying the kitschy, tacky tiki torch.
by david thompson
2012 Hale Aina Awards
Our readers named the best restaurants in the Islands. Plus: a handy tear-out sheet listing all the Hale Aina Award winners.
by martha cheng
Editor’s Page: Tikis and Talent
The passions that make for great magazine articles.
by a. kam napier
Our readers respond.
Our annual Photo Contest grand prize winner
Get out and go
Arts: a new gallery on Bishop Street
A new Rap Reiplinger doc
Raising funds for school supplies
Q&A: author Lee Tonouchi
Environment: Crop Sharing
Jet packs arrive in Hawaii
Field Guide: Maunakea Marketplace
A Q&A with Diane von Furstenberg, new-but-old store Dolce, new denim from Allison Izu and more.
by stacey makiya and brie thalmann
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.
by tiffany hill
Afterthoughts: Apocalypse Soon
It’s the end of the world, again, and we love it.
by michael keany