July 2012: Table of Contents
Welcome Back, Ben?
We sat down with former governor and current mayoral candidate Ben Cayetano to talk about rail, the sewer system, and why your commute isn’t going to get any better, no matter who wins.
by a. kam napier and david thompson
Double Chop! Kikaida at 40
After all these years, Hawaii’s favorite superhero is still kicking monster tail.
by dave choo
I Am a Roller Derby Girl
Injuries, drama, dedication, victory—associate editor Tiffany Hill laced up her skates to rumble in Honolulu’s fastest-growing sport.
by tiffany hill
Editor’s Page: Awards and Footnotes
HONOLULU Magazine celebrates, plus notes on this issue.
by a. kam napier
Our readers respond.
Get out and go.
Food: local pork
Field Guide: Honolulu behind bars
Itsy-bitsy local bikinis, hot grilling accessories, and a Dale Hope/Lucky Brand Jeans collaboration.
by stacey makiya and brie thalmann
Dining: Hole-in-the-Wall Heaven
A tour of Honolulu’s culinary diamonds in the rough—neighborhood restaurants where the napkins might be paper, but the food is completely satisfying.
by martha cheng
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.
by maria kanai
Afterthoughts: Thinking Continental
Maybe the Mainland isn’t so main after all.
by michael keany