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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.


All aboard!

Get out and go.

Food: local pork

Party foul

Unsolicited advice

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


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Colin Nishida, Beloved Chef and Restaurateur, Leaves a Culinary Legacy

Colin Nishida

An entire community remembers the owner of Side Street Inn.


Closing of Popular Lanikai Pillbox Hike Delayed Until Further Notice

Lanikai Pillbox Hike

The state asks for public input as it works to repair the old concrete observation stations on the trail, commonly known as “pillboxes.”


First Look: Panda Dimsum in Kalihi

Panda Dim Sum

Frogs, hedgehogs and bees, oh my! This spot dishes up cute, Instagrammable dumplings.


Kaimukī Gets da Shop, a New Kind of Bookstore and Event Space

Da Shop

It takes guts to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in the days of instant online gratification, but in da Shop, local publisher Bess Press has found a way to allow fickle/loyal readers to have their cake and eat it, too.


20 Great O‘ahu Hikes

Explore 20 great adventures that offer beautiful vistas, waterfalls and more.



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