July 2012

Features

Kikaida: Hawaii's Favorite Superhero

Kikaida: Hawaii's Favorite Superhero

After all these years, Hawaii’s favorite superhero is still kicking monster tail and inspiring local fans.

Welcome Back Ben Cayetano?

Welcome Back Ben Cayetano?

We sat down with former governor and current mayoral candidate Ben Cayetano to talk about rail, old guys and why your commute isn’t going to get any better, no matter who wins.

Hole-In-The-Wall Restaurants in Honolulu

Hole-In-The-Wall Restaurants in Honolulu

We tour local spots where the napkins might be paper, but the food always satisfies.

I Am a Roller Derby Girl in Honolulu

I Am a Roller Derby Girl in Honolulu

Injuries, drama, dedication, victory—associate editor Tiffany Hill laced up her skates to rumble in Honolulu’s fast-growing sport.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

...on the ethics of meat-eating, and driving cars.

Special Promotional Section: Living the Green Life in Honolulu

Here are 16 forward-thinking Hawaii businesses ready to help you make the switch, away from fossil fuels and into a renewable future.

News: Unsolicited Advice: Scooter Cars Must Go

ScootCoupe, we understand that you’re part scooter and part car, and we celebrate your hybrid heritage. But get off the Honolulu roads.

News: Editor's Page: Awards and Footnotes

HONOLULU Magazine celebrates, plus notes on this issue.

Food: Raising Berkshire Pigs in Hawaii

Hog Wild in Haiku: Malama Farm is the first to raise pastured Berkshire pigs in Hawaii.

Around Town: Surfing the Supsquatch in Makaha

The C4 Supsquatch Inflatable Raft is a whale of a paddleboard.

Around Town: Things to Do in July in Hawaii

July is as diverse as the island itself, with big hit concerts, kimchee appreciation and beloved musicals.

Arts: First Friday Chaos in Chinatown

Party Foul: Celebration of the arts, or party overload—has First Friday become a monster?

Shopping: Kahuna Creations' SUP Land Board

Hot Wheels: Kahuna Creations’ high-tech range of land paddles has been a hit with skaters looking for new ways to carve, and stand-up paddlers wanting to cross-train on their days off.

Shopping: Honolulu Designers Release Vintage, Comfy Shorts

Short Story: Vintage prints, high waistlines and breathable, oh-so-comfy fabrics—local designers put fresh spins on the ultimate warm-weather staple.

Shopping: Kids Swimwear from Hawaii Designers

Itsy Bitsy Bikinis: Teeny wahine bikinis wash ashore this summer from local swimsuit designers in Honolulu.

Shopping: Dale Hope at Lucky Brand Jeans in Honolulu

Lucky Numbers: Dale Hope teams up with Lucky Brand Jeans for an Island-inspired collaboration.

Shopping: Ocean Inspired Typography Pieces

Just Your Type: Get a word in art-wise with these letter-perfect typography pieces inspired by surf, sand and sea.

Shopping: Grilling Out in Honolulu

Raising the Steaks: Fire up your backyard barbecues and camping cookouts with these smokin’ hot accessories. Let the flames begin!

From Our Files

The July 2012 archives from our files of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: Thinking Continental

Maybe the Mainland isn’t so main after all.