July 2013

Features

Honolulu Real Estate Trends: What's Next?

Honolulu Real Estate Trends: What's Next?

What you need to know to get in, get out, or sit tight in the latest local real estate spike.

8 Kakaako eateries: The places in between

8 Kakaako eateries: The places in between

Exploring Kakaako’s plate-lunch past, diner roots, hidden Thai and Vietnamese spots, and its new, healthy-eating corridor.

Buddhism in Hawaii: Fading Tradition

Buddhism in Hawaii: Fading Tradition

This summer, Japanese Buddhist temples across the Islands are lit with lanterns and abuzz with bon dancers. But the sad fact is these temples are otherwise in trouble.

Hawaii's Best Bars: Outdoor Edition

Hawaii's Best Bars: Outdoor Edition

What could be finer than fresh air and a view with your pau hana drinks? These 12 bars stand out from the rest, and remind us—lucky we live Hawaii.

Departments

Letters: Feedback

HONOLULU Magazine readers provide feedback for May and June 2013 issues.

Shopping: Hawaii Made Summer Shorts

Say so long to summer wardrobe dilemmas with locally made shorts that’ll keep you cool all season.

Special Promotional Section: 13 Green-Living Myths, Shattered

Calabash: Startup Paradise

These fledging tech businesses are getting a kick start thanks to a venture accelerator started by Henk Rogers. Yes, the Henk Rogers of Tetris fame.

Calabash: A classic HONOLULU cover, recreated

Design director Erik Ries was so captivated by this November 1970 Holiday Annual cover that he was moved to recreate it.

Calabash: Unsolicited Advice: Save an old building

Do you know of a historic building or landmark in danger of being lost? Make a nomination.

Calabash: Trains of Woe

Honolulu’s Italian train supplier has been breaking promises around the world.

Calabash: Field Notes: A Koko Crater Experience

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Koko Crater Trail.

Calabash: Cafe Central in First Hawaiian Bank

Cafe Central, a microcafe to find.

Calabash: Banking on Hawaiian

Today, Bank of Hawaii is redesigning its ATMs to allow customers to conduct their transactions in Olelo Hawaii, in addition to the existing English, Japanese and Chinese choices.

Calabash: Kakaako's Block F: Too Good to Last?

What happens to Kakaako’s creative community when Kamehameha Schools kicks into high gear?

Real Estate: Honolulu Real Estate Trends: What's Next?

What you need to know to get in, get out, or sit tight in the latest local real estate spike.

Shopping: Home Decor with a Neighborhood Twist

Whether your neighborhood is urban trendy or coastal chic, this stylish stash of home decor items will help bring a sense of belonging to your nest.

Shopping: Hawaii designer Emiko Miyazawa launches new edgy jewelry line, M33Ms

Local designer Emiko Miyazawa’s newly launched M33Ms line puts an elegant spin on the pretty-gritty concept with subtly rebellious pieces in sterling silver.

Shopping: Meet the Shopkeepers: Mōno

Husband-and-wife team Dean and cassy song channeled their love of streamlined design into Mōno, a newly opened home and office goods boutique on South King Street.

Entertainment: Things to do in July in Hawaii

July may be muggy, but it’s hard to retreat from the heat when there are bon dances, a collectible extravaganza and two great American artists’ Hawaiian works on display.

Dining: 8 Kakaako eateries: The places in between

Exploring Kakaako’s plate-lunch past, diner roots, hidden Thai and Vietnamese spots, and its new, healthy-eating corridor.

Dining: Chill Out with Summer Treats

As the pavement heats up, check out these newer cool kids on the block.

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: No Fly Zone

I used to like doves. Then I found out they can’t take a hint.