July 2006

Features

Hawai’i’s Best Doctors

Every two years, Best Doctors Inc. conducts an in-depth survey among top physicians nationwide. Which doctors would they pick for themselves or their loved ones? Here, we share the Hawai’I results of the 2005-2006 survey.

All in the Family

What do you get when an experienced contractor builds his own dream home? Clean, understated ‘Ohana living.

Saving St. Francis

When a deal to sell their hospital fell through, a band of physicians got together to buy it themselves. Will they be able to turn things around?

Departments

The New Keiki Zoo

Music Review

Troy Fernandez, Hawaiian Style ‘Ukulele, Neos Productions

History: Hawai’i’s Sakada Soldiers

Not all of Hawai’i’s earliest Filipino immigrants came to work on plantations.

Kosmic Kaua’i

If you don’t think you can love vegan food, just wait till dessert.

Let Us Eat Cake

From Our Files – July

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific, chronicling the Islands since 1888.

Letters - July

By the Numbers

New York Turned My Poi Dog Mean

A furry Island transplant finds the Big Apple considerably edgier than Honolulu.

Nature: Turtle Independence Day

In July, Hawai’i’s green goodwill ambassadors are released into the freedom of the open ocean.

Arts: Siamese Wins

Hawai’i Opera Theatre changes pace with its summer season, featuring The King and I.

Clipping Service

Q+A

Ka’iulani Murphy

Pigeons and Doctors

An unexpected encounter with a bird reminded me why we need good doctors and hospitals.

Shopping: The Lovin’ Spoonful

Like a time machine in a cone, ice cream transports you back to your youth. Here’s the scoop on where to indulge.

Our Town

Old Hawai’i needs your help